Robert Pattinson could play the next Batman in upcoming film

Robert Pattinson
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From vampire to bat(man)

Twilight heartthrob Robert Pattinson may be cast as the next Batman, after reports were released around who’ll take on the role in Matt Reeves’ upcoming film, The Batman.

The standalone Warner Bros. film is set to be released in June 2021. Although it hasn’t been officially confirmed, Variety reports 32-year-old Pattinson is believed to be the top contender to play the caped crusader himself. Other actors that have been reported to play the role also include Nicholas Hoult, Armie Hammer and Aaron Taylor Johnson.

Reeves, who was the director behind the Planet of the Apes trilogy, took over the Batman directing role from Ben Affleck in 2017 and is set to make an official decision regarding the role of Bruce Wayne soon, so stay tuned.