Robert Pattinson discussed how he wants to approach his role as the Dark Knight in Matt Reeves’ The Batman.
Warner Bros. and director Matt Reeves are set to offer audiences a new take on the Caped Crusader with Robert Pattinson as the latest incarnation of Batman. Although many were thrilled to hear of Robert Pattinson’s casting in Matt Reeves’ The Batman while others remain skeptical, both groups are curious to see what the former Twilight star can bring to the role after so many have tackled the character before him.
During an interview with BBC, Robert Pattinson commented on how seriously he wants to approach his role in Matt Reeves’ The Batman. While acknowledging that it can be difficult considering how well-known Batman is in the world, Robert Pattinson explained that he wants his approach to be “frightening” and something he can get lost in:
“Batman was kind of a surprise to me. Like, now that I’m starting to get into it, I don’t wanna approach it as if it’s that kind of big studio thing where all your really doing is thinking about your trailer. I wanna approach it in exactly the same way. I want it to be frightening, I want it to be something which you lose yourself in. I think it’s more difficult to do because it’s such a familiar character to lots of people, but I think if you can really find a place to really lose yourself in it than I think it’s really exciting.”
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Full plot details for Matt Reeves’ The Batman are currently under wraps, though the film will center around a younger Bruce Wayne and features a Rogues’ Gallery of villains that includes Catwoman, The Penguin, and The Riddler. The Matt Reeves film will follow Batman during his formative years as Gotham City’s protector and will make use of the Dark Knight’s detective skills to a greater extent than previous DC films. It is expected to be the first chapter in a new trilogy with Robert Pattinson as Batman.
Directed by Matt Reeves from a script he co-wrote with Mattson Tomlin, The Batman stars Robert Pattinson as the Caped Crusader, Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman, and Paul Dano as the Riddler. Westworld star Jeffrey Wright was recently reported to be in talks for the role of Commissioner James Gordon.
The Batman will be released in theaters on June 25, 2021.
Source: BBC (via Twitter)