The Batman will feature the debut of Robert Pattinson as the iconic Dark Knight. Fans are dying to see his performance as the character, as his take looks to be drastically different than anything we’ve seen before. The actor has grown tremendously as an actor since his Twilight days with films like The Lighthouse, Tenet, High Life, The King, and Good Time.
Director Matt Reeves recently sat down with Empire Magazine for the 2022 film preview where he dove into what inspired him for this take on Bruce Wayne. the director also shared how Pattinson‘s performance in Benny and Josh Safdie’s Good Time landed him the role of Batman.
In that movie you could really feel his vulnerability and desperation, but you could also feel his power.I thought that was a great mix. He’s also got that Kurt Cobain thing, where he looks like a rock star, but you also feel like he could be a recluse.Matt Reeves
Reeves casting in the film is something that’s garnered a lot of attention. And his source of inspiration is certainly something that might offer people some insight into what he will bring to the table. Pattinson‘s performance in Good Time is definitely one fan anticipating the upcoming release of The Batman should check, amongst his other projects and roles.
The Batman is currently set to release in theaters on March 4th, 2022 with Zoe Kravitz, Paul Dano, Jeffrey Wright, Colin Farrel, Andy Serkis, Barry Keoghan, Jayme Lawson, Peter Sarsgaard, and John Turturro starring alongside Pattinson.