Robert Pattinson has reportedly been asked to play the role of Bruce Wayne/Batman in director Matt Reeves’ upcoming DC film The Batman. Variety reports, the former Twilight and Harry Potter actor is in talks to become the new Caped Crusader.
As of this moment, it is not a done deal. The Hollywood Reporter says that Armie Hammer, Nicholas Hoult, and Aaron Taylor-Johnson are also still in consideration for the role but, according to Variety, Pattison is Warner Bros.’ top choice for the role and the deal is expected to be closed shortly. It has not been revealed when The Batman will begin filming. However, Variety explains that pre-production on the film could begin as early as this summer.
The Batman is directed by Matt Reeves, who will also produce alongside Dylan Clark. The film is scheduled to be released on June 25, 2021.