There’s a brand new Caped Crusader set to hit the massive display screen — and there are a few actors vying to put on the well-known batsuit.
Robert Pattinson and Nicholas Hoult are each contenders to play Batman in a brand new movie by Warner Bros. referred to as The Batman, which is ready to hit theaters in June 2021, in accordance with The Hollywood Reporter.
Warner Bros. didn’t instantly reply to PEOPLE’s request for remark.
Whereas it’s unclear who will get to choose up the mantle of Batman, a number of stories recommend Pattinson, 33, is the frontrunner, whereas different names have been floated about reminiscent of Armie Hammer and Aaron Taylor-Johnson.
The movie is ready to be directed by Matt Reeves, who was behind the final two movies within the Planet of the Apes franchise. Ben Affleck was the final actor to play Batman on the massive display screen in 2016’s Batman v. Superman: Daybreak of Justice and 2017’s Justice League.
Affleck, 46, started discussions to go away the character following Justice League, in accordance with Selection.
Apart from Affleck, Christian Bale, George Clooney, Adam West and Michael Keaton have been just some of the actors who’ve portrayed the enduring superhero.
Pattinson’s rose to fame with the Twilight sequence, and if he performs Batman it is going to be the largest studio movie he’s signed on to since 2012’s The Twilight Saga: Breaking Daybreak – Half 2.
In April 2018, the actor admitted to having rewatched New Moon on TV, saying, “it genuinely does have an incredibly good soundtrack.”
He and costar Kristen Stewart confronted large media consideration over their on-screen and off-screen relationship on the time.
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“It’s lovely now that the mania is not so intense,” he stated. “People come up and just have very fond memories of it. It’s a really sweet thing. I think the only scary part was right in the thick of it all when it was very, very intense.”
The actor can be engaged on one other Warner Bros. movie, the untitled Christopher Nolan challenge alongside John David Washington and Elizabeth Debicki.
In the meantime, Hoult stars as J.R.R. Tolkien within the movie Tolkien and can reprise his position as Hank McCoy/Beast in Darkish Phoenix later this summer time.