Robert Pattinson famed for playing Vampire in Twilight series will be playing the next Batman in Matt Reeves’ forthcoming superhero film.
Warner Bros adaptation of DC Comic's famous: Caped Crusader, Dark Knight, and the World's Greatest Detective- Batman will be played by the famous teenage heartthrob Robert Pattinson.
Pattinson will be replacing Ben Affleck as the Batman. No official start date has been set for “The Batman” filming could start in late 2019 or early 2020, it is rumored to hit the theaters on June 25, 2021.
Batman is a superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. The character was created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger, and first appeared in Detective Comics #27 in 1939. Batman's secret identity is Bruce Wayne, a wealthy American playboy, philanthropist, and owner of Wayne Enterprises. After his parents are murdered, he swore vengeance against criminals, an oath tempered by a sense of justice. He trains himself physically and intellectually and crafts a bat-inspired persona to fight crime.
Batman has featured in various adaptations, from radio to television and film, and appears in merchandise sold around the world, such as apparel, toys, and video games.
Batman has been depicted in both film and television by Lewis Wilson, Robert Lowery, Adam West, Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer, George Clooney, Christian Bale, David Mazouz and Ben Affleck. Pattinson will be second youngest actor to play the role of Batman on the big screen after Christian Bale, who was 31 when he was cast for “Batman Begins.”
Pattinson has a total of four films opening this year, beginning with Claire Denis’ “High Life.” He also appears in Robert Eggers’ “The Lighthouse,” which bows at the Cannes Film Festival, “The King” for Netflix and “Waiting for the Barbarians.”