Did DC Comics’ Jim Lee Confirm Robert Pattinson Has Been Cast As Batman?

Batman Robert Pattinson Matt ReeveBefore taking a flight to Abu Dhabi, DC Comics’ Jim Lee may have confirmed that Robert Pattinson is set to play Batman in Matt Reeves’ upcoming film.

Although Warner Bros. and DC Comics aren’t really known for teasing DCEU related news via their most recognized personalities and social media, DC Comics Chief Creative Officer Jim Lee may have revealed more than he wanted on a recent Instagram post. The legendary comic book artist and writer turned co-publisher at DC was flying to Abu Dhabi and casually posted the stuff he carries to spend time on the plane.

He shows off his passport, his Nintendo Switch and a couple of tablets. One of the tablets features the name Robert Pattinson out in plain sight. It doesn’t make much sense, but could this mean that Jim Lee is teasing that Robert Pattinson is officially on board for Matt Reeves’ Batman film?:

DISCUSSION: Robert’s name in an IG post by Jim Lee. Is he hinting the confirmation? from DC_Cinematic

Plot details for Matt Reeves’ film are still under wraps, though the project has been rumored to be centered on a younger Caped Crusader as he tackles several of his more traditional enemies such as The Penguin and Catwoman. While Warner Bros. is set to restart the character’s story on the big screen, Matt Reeves has confirmed that his film will not be directly based on Frank Miller’s Year One comic.

Robert Pattinson has reportedly been cast in the Bruce Wayne/Batman role and Ben Affleck’s replacement, however, Warner Bros. has yet to make an official announcement. Robert Pattinson’s alleged cast as the new Batman was met with largely mixed reactions from the fans. Some want to see other actors cast instead of Robert Pattinson, mainly because of his past as a vampire in Twilight. Others want to give Robert Pattinson a chance to show he’s worthy of the part. In any case, we’ll have to wait and see if Robert Pattinson ultimately gets to be our new Batman after Ben Affleck’s resignation.

The film is one of many projects currently being developed by Warner Bros. and DC. The list also includes a Flash standalone film, a Cyborg standalone film, Green Lantern Corps, The Suicide Squad, Aquaman 2, The Trench, Black Adam, Supergirl, Plastic Man and New Gods.

What do you think about Robert Pattinson replacing Ben Affleck as Batman? Are you still on the fence with this choice? Sound off in the comment section down below!

Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on Matt Reeves’ The Batman, whether if Robert Pattinson’s will be cast as Ben Affleck’s replacement as the Caped Crusader and the future of the DCEU.

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Top Actors To Replace Ben Affleck In Matt Reeves’ ‘The Batman’

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Batman Ben Affleck Matt ReevesBen 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

Michael Fassbender X-Men

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

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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.

Ryan Gosling

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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

Jon Hamm Mad Men

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

Armie Hammer The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

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.

Richard Madden

Richard Madden Bodyguard

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.

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  • Bendy

    ITS OFFICIAL PLAYBOY IS PLAYING BATMAN !!!