Robert Pattinson suits up in a Batman Rebirth Batsuit to replace former Caped Crusader Ben Affleck in this new image.
Robert Pattinson was revealed to be the top choice for Warner Bros. to succeed Ben Affleck as Batman last week, however, his involvement has yet to be officially announced by the studio. So far, Robert Pattison has managed to dodge questions as to whether or not he will be the next actor to portray Batman on the big screen. Ben Affleck confirmed his exit from the role earlier this year, making Justice League his third and final appearance as the popular superhero.
Although nothing is official yet, the reveal that Robert Pattinson is likely the next actor to play Batman has seen an outpouring of support from fans, with many digital artists giving their take on what Robert Pattinson could look like suited up as Batman. This new image gives an idea as to what to expect should Robert Pattinson don a Batsuit inspired by Batman Rebirth. Check it out below!
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So what do you think? Is Robert Pattinson a good choice to replace Ben Affleck as Batman? Is there another actor you would prefer besides Robert Pattinson? What kind of Batsuit would you like to see Robert Pattinson don as Batman? Let us know in the comments below!
The former Twilight and Harry Potter star has been in the mix of rumored contenders for quite a while amongst other names such as Ansel Elgort, Dylan O’Brien, Logan Lerman, Noah Centineo, Jack O’Connell, Kit Harrington, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Richard Madden, and Armie Hammer. However, X-Men star Nicholas Hoult has emerged as the top choice behind Robert Pattinson.
Plot details for The Batman are under wraps, though the project has been rumored to be centered on a younger Caped Crusader. The Penguin will be featured as an antagonist in the film along with an unknown rogues gallery of villains, however, Catwoman is reportedly in the mix. While DC is set to restart Batman’s story on the big screen, Matt Reeves has confirmed that The Batman will not be directly based on Frank Miller’s Year One comic. Unfortunately for fans of Ben Affleck, the actor has confirmed he will not be returning to reprise his role for Matt Reeves’ standalone film.
The Batman is one of the many projects currently being developed by Warner Bros. and DC Films, including The Flash standalone film, Green Lantern Corps, Black Adam, Cyborg, Supergirl, New Gods, and Nightwing. Meanwhile, production on DC’s Birds of Prey spin-off titled Birds of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) starring Margot Robbie is set to begin this week.
The DCEU continues forward with Birds of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn), on February 7, 2020, and Wonder Woman 1984 on June 5, 2020. A standalone Joker film set outside of the DC Films universe starring Joaquin Phoenix as the Clown Prince of Crime is also set to hit theaters October 4, 2019.
Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on The Batman and the future of the DC cinematic universe as we learn it.
Top Actors To Replace Ben Affleck In Matt Reeves’ ‘The Batman’
Ben Affleck is officially out as Batman and it's a pretty sad day.
Words cannot describe how sad I am to see Ben Affleck announce that he's no longer Batman. His Batman is why I do what I do. In Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, I fell in love with his comic book-accurate interpretation of the Caped Crusader. It was a breath of fresh air and it felt like we finally had the one true Batman.
Three years have quickly sped by and we're officially going to receive a new Batman for his next movie. Last night, Ben Affleck announced that he will not return as the Dark Knight in Matt Reeves' The Batman and now everyone's attention has moved towards wanting to know who the next Bruce Wayne will be. Matt Reeves is said to want an actor that's around 20 years younger than Affleck while Warner Bros. wants someone older. My guess is that Reeves wants a fresh start while the studio wants an older actor for crossover potential.
In this list, I will discuss the actors I think can replace Ben Affleck as Batman using the parameters that Matt Reeves and Warner Bros. want. Hit Next to see our picks to play the Batman.
Michael Fassbender is an X-Men alum and no stranger to comic book franchises. The actor has shown multiple levels of range and could definitely handle the Batman/Bruce Wayne personality. If they go with the older range for the next Dark Knight, then Fassbender is probably one of the best choices to take over the role.
Ben Barnes is out of a job after The Punisher season 2 and he's one of the best actors in that series. The second season tied up Barnes' arc on The Punisher and the actor has already told us that that he'd love to play the Caped Crusader. Barnes definitely has the pretty boy look going on for him and I wonder what his take on Bruce Wayne could be.
I've said this before and I'll say it again: Ryan Gosling needs to star in a superhero movie. I've always thought Gosling would make a great Batman. Every role that he's done has shown us his capability and he could crush it as Bruce Wayne.
Jon Hamm is my top choice for an older Batman. If Warner Bros. wants to cast an older actor for crossover potential, Jon Hamm is the studio's best bet. He has a similar look to Ben Affleck, and c'mon, the guy's look just screams Bruce Wayne.
Armie Hammer is 32 years old and was cast as the Caped Crusader in George Miller's Justice League: Mortal. That film will never see the light of day, but that doesn’t mean that Hammer doesn't deserve a second shot at being the Batman. He's charming, broody and will probably give his all for this role. Armie Hammer is a great option because he's young enough for Matt Reeves and Warner Bros. could work in a way for him to crossover with the rest of the DC Extended Universe.
Game of Thrones alum Richard Madden is my top choice to replace Ben Affleck as Batman. The actor is young, has the look and definitely has the acting chops to play the duality of Batman and Bruce Wayne. Madden just won the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Television series for the BBC drama Bodyguard, so Warner Bros. may want to quickly snatch him up.