Robert Pattinson is reported to be under the negotiation process to play "the Batman” in Warner Bros superhero film, which hits theaters June 25, 2021. A vampire to play the role of a bat - sounds fun, right?

Robert Pattinson is the top face to star Batman in WB's upcoming movie
Robert Pattinson is the top face to star Batman in WB's upcoming movie

Robert Pattinson is the top contestant for the Batman role

The famous Twilight and Harry Potter actor - Robert Pattinson is very likely the new “Batman.” The Variety is the first to publish an article confirming Robert has been chosen for the Caped Crusader role in the new movie - “The Batman.” The film will be directed by Matt Reaves – the director behind the infamous movie “Planet of the Apes.”

What Robert might look like with Batman's mask
What Robert might look like with Batman's mask

However, Deadline didn’t agree with the news. They instead stated that X-men actor Nicholas Hoult is also a promising choice to feature the new Batman. They’ve also confirmed that even though Warner Bros like both contestants, but they still prefer Robert Pattinson.

Nicholas Hoult is also a strong contestant for Batman role
Nicholas Hoult is also a strong contestant for Batman role

The relationship between Robert Pattinson and WB is reported to be in a good state. He was also working in the new project of WB with director Christopher Noland and WB. So the chance Robert to take the script of young Bruce Wayne is very high.

Replacing Ben Affleck to play the titular character

At first, WB’s new movie “the Batman” was expected to be starred and directed by Ben Affleck. However, after some controversial opinion after Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), the actor has to left his directing position, replaced by Matt Reeves.

The 2017 Justice League was also not as successful as expected, and finally, Ben Affleck has quit, saying he “couldn’t crack it.”

Ben Affleck has stepped down from the role
Ben Affleck has stepped down from the role

Reeves has to find some new faces for his forthcoming movie, and Robert Pattinson has been on top of the list. After his role of titular vampire Edward Cullen from Twilight series, now is standing in front of a great opportunity to star in WB’s most famous hero. If the negotiation is successful, Robert will be the youngest ever to play the protagonist role with the age of 32. Previously, the Caped Crusader was starred by Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer, George Clooney, Christian Bale, and Ben Affleck.

Robert Pattinson to be the youngest Batman ever
Robert Pattinson to be the youngest Batman ever

The Batman will come to theaters on June 25, 2021.