The solar has set on Ben Affleck’s tenure because the Darkish Knight. Put together for the hero’s twilight hour.
In response to a brand new report from Selection, Robert Pattinson is the newest actor to go below the cowl. The Good Time actor will star in The Batman for Battle for the Planet of the Apes director Matt Reeves. The film will reboot the property after Zack Snyder’s Batman vs. Superman: Daybreak of Justice and Justice League. Warner Bros. Photos didn’t instantly verify Selection’s casting information to Polygon, whereas Deadline studies that X-Males: Darkish Phoenix actor Nicholas Hoult should still be within the working.
Those that solely know Pattinson from the Twilight period have neglected a formidable actor who’s capitalized on fame to show onerous into the artwork scene. In recent times, he’s collaborated with names like David Cronenberg, the Zellner brothers, James Gray, and most not too long ago, French auteur Claire Denis, within the merely wild sci-fi movie, Excessive Life. His subsequent venture is an untitled blockbuster directed by Christopher Nolan, due subsequent July.
As for Reeves, he continues on with The Batman after two years of improvement, and a will-he-won’t-he over whether or not Affleck would proceed on with the position. Regardless of behind-the-scenes drama, when Reeves was employed in 2017 to put in writing and direct the movie, he expressed a ardour to do the franchise proper.
“I have loved the Batman story since I was a child. He is such an iconic and compelling character, and one that resonates with me deeply. I am incredibly honored and excited to be working with Warner Bros. to bring an epic and emotional new take on the Caped Crusader to the big screen,” Reeves stated.
The Batman is slated to hit theaters on June 25, 2021.