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EntertainmentRobert Pattinson to Play ‘The Batman’ for Matt Reeves and Warner Bros. (EXCLUSIVE)

16:05  17 may  2019
16:05  17 may  2019 Source:   variety.com

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Robert Pattinson to Play ‘ The Batman ’ for Matt Reeves and Warner Bros . ( EXCLUSIVE ) #TheBatman # RobertPattinson .

Sources tell Variety that Robert Pattinson is in negotiations to play " The Batman " in Matt Reeves ' forthcoming superhero film, which hits theaters June 25, 2021. While sources say it’s not yet a done deal, Pattinson is the top choice and it’s expected to close shortly. Warner Bros . had no comment.

Robert Pattinson to Play ‘The Batman’ for Matt Reeves and Warner Bros. (EXCLUSIVE)

He’s going from sex symbol to bat symbol. Sources tell Variety that Robert Pattinson is in negotiations to play “The Batman” in Matt Reeves’ forthcoming superhero film, which hits theaters June 25, 2021.

While sources say it’s not yet a done deal, Pattinson is the top choice and it’s expected to close shortly. Warner Bros. had no comment.

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Sources tell Variety that Robert Pattinson is in negotiations to play “ The Batman ” in Matt Reeves ’ forthcoming superhero film, which hits theaters June 25, 2021. While sources say it’s not yet a done deal, Pattinson is the top choice and it’s expected to close shortly. Warner Bros . had no comment.

The Robert Pattinson circlejerk is gonna reach critically-high levels on /r/movies and I'm 100% pumped for it. And by far, it was Pattinson at the top of that list. This'll be the second time a teen star makes a dark turn with the Batman franchise.

Reeves, the filmmaker behind the last two “Planet of the Apes” sequels, assumed “Batman” directing duties from Ben Affleck in January 2017 and has been developing the elusive project ever since. Affleck and Warner Bros. began discussing the actor-director leaving the Caped Crusader behind following “Justice League,” allowing Reeves to pick his own Bruce Wayne.

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Robert Pattinson to Play ‘The Batman’ for Matt Reeves and Warner Bros. (EXCLUSIVE)

Reeves will produce “The Batman” with his “Planet of the Apes” collaborator Dylan Clark.

Pattinson was cast even as Reeves continues to polish a final version of the script.

A former “Twilight” heartthrob who has successfully turned to arthouse fare, Pattinson, 32, becomes the youngest actor to ever play Batman on the big screen.

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Robert Pattinson is officially the new Batman . Warner Bros . has closed a deal for the “Twilight” actor to play the Caped Crusader in “ The Batman .” Reeves will produce “ The Batman ” with his “Planet of the Apes” collaborator Dylan Clark. Affleck starred as Batman in two titles directed by Zack Snyder

While a deal has not yet been made and it is unclear if there is an offer on the table, Robert Pattinson is a top contender play Batman in Matt Reeves ' upcoming DC movie for Warner Bros . Who Should Play the Batman Villains in the DCEU?

Robert Pattinson to Play ‘The Batman’ for Matt Reeves and Warner Bros. (EXCLUSIVE) © Philipp Guelland/EPA-EFE/REX/Shu Warner Bros., in giving Reeves plenty of time to develop the script, is hoping the latest iteration of the DC icon is done right, following the disappointments of “Batman v Superman” and “Justice League.”

No official start date has been set for “The Batman.” Insiders tell Variety filming could start in late 2019 or early 2020.

Robert Pattinson to Play ‘The Batman’ for Matt Reeves and Warner Bros. (EXCLUSIVE) Pattinson is about to shoot another film for WB: Christopher Nolan’s event movie co-starring John David Washington, which is set to open July 17, 2020.

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.”

Robert Pattinson to Play ‘The Batman’ for Matt Reeves and Warner Bros. (EXCLUSIVE)

He is repped by WME, the Curtis Brown Group, and 3 Arts Entertainment.

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