Robert Pattinson Replaces Ben Affleck As The DCEU’s Batman In New Image

Robert Pattinson is replacing Ben Affleck as the DCEU’s version of Batman and one fan has given the Twilight star the iconic Arkham Knight Batsuit to do so.

Robert Pattinson is officially set to replace Ben Affleck as the in the Matt Reeves-directed standalone film The Batman. The incredibly talented director behind films such as Cloverfield and War for the Planet of the Apes appears to have something amazing in store for Batman fans as his project is expected to feature some of the Dark Knight’s most iconic villains. Production on the project is expected to kick off early next year, meaning it might be some time before we actually get to see Robert Pattinson don his new Batsuit but some fans can’t wait that long to see how he’ll look in the costume.

Mizuriofficial on Instagram has created an image that shows us what Robert Pattinson may actually look like as he replaces Ben Affleck in the iconic role of Batman. In the image, Robert Pattinson’s Batman can be seen as he dons a Batsuit inspired by one of the biggest Batman games yet, Arkham Knight.

You can check out what Robert Pattinson may look wearing the Arkham Knight Batman suit.

Are you excited for The  Batman? What do you think of Robert Pattinson in the Arkham Knight Batman costume? Do you think he was a good choice to replace Ben Affleck? Let us know in the comments!

Plot details for The Batman are currently under wraps. Previous rumors once pointed to an earlier version of the script featuring Ben Affleck bookending the film as his current Batman while the film introduced a younger version of the DC Comics icon, played by Robert Pattinson. But with Ben Affleck retired from the role, Pattinson has officially replaced the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justiceand Justice League star as the DCEU’s Bruce Wayne.

While details are slim, The Batman director Matt Reeves has confirmed that his project is not based on Frank Miller’s Year One comic and will emphasize the hero as the world’s greatest detective more than previous films have in the past. It is expected to be the first chapter in a new Batman trilogy with Robert Pattinson.

The DCEU continues with Margot Robbie’s Birds of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) on February 7, 2020, followed by Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman 1984on 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 slated to hit theaters October 4, 2019.

The Batman opens in theaters on June 25, 2021. Stay tuned for the latest news on Ben Affleck, Robert Pattinson and the future of the DCEU.

Source: Instagram

DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters

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Doom PatrolAlong with the premiere of the first teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe also debuted a collection of character posters for each of the members of perhaps the strangest team of characters to be adapted in live-action form for DC Comics.

In particular, these new character posters highlight Timothy Dalton's The Chief, Diane Guerrero's Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade's Cyborg, April Bowlby's Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer's Negative Man and Brendan Fraser's Robotman. These posters each follow unique designs that reflect the nature of each character and tease unique personalities amongst the group as well.

You can start the gallery of new posters by clicking "Next".

Which of these Doom Patrol posters is your favorite? Are you excited to see what the cast brings to these roles? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the DC Universe.

Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which includes: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.

Here is the synopsis for the show:

“Doom Patrol will find the reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.”

Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 exclusively on DC Universe.

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