jonah hill the batman

Update 3: Variety’s Justin Kroll is reporting on social media that Jonah Hill has departed The Batman. His tweet has been added below.

Update #2: Collider reports that Hill is eying the role of The Riddler.

Update: THR reports that Hill is in talks to play either The Penguin or The Riddler in the new movie, although Hill and the studio can’t seem to agree on which one he should play and there’s a chance they may not come to an agreement. Our original article follows.

Just minutes after word came out that Westworld and Casino Royale actor Jeffrey Wright was in negotiations to play Commissioner Gordon in The Batman, a new report now says two-time Oscar-nominee Jonah Hill is also in talks to join the cast.

But who could Hill be playing? It’s a mystery fit for the World’s Greatest Detective…could someone call Batman and ask him about this? I hear he has a big red phone that goes directly to the Batcave. Read More »

the batman cast catwoman

Matt Reeves‘ The Batman has found its Catwoman. Zoe Kravitz (Big Little Lies) will join Robert Pattinson in the new take on the Dark Knight. Not much is known about Reeves’ new Batman movie, except for the fact that it’s going to be yet another fresh start for the character, completely removed from Ben Affleck’s recent DCEU Caped Crusader.

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jeffrey wright commissioner gordon

Robert Pattinson‘s new iteration of The Dark Knight may have just found one of his most important allies.

A new report says that Jeffrey Wright (Casino Royale, Westworld) is in talks to play Commissioner Gordon in The Batman for director Matt Reeves.
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robert pattinson batman

There’s nothing so powerful as not being able to turn your head. Robert Pattinson learned that when he first tried on Batman’s iconic Batsuit for Warner Bros. executives ahead of his starring turn in Matt Reeves‘ highly anticipated superhero movie The Batman. But despite experiencing “someone squeezing my butt cheeks into the legs,” Pattinson couldn’t deny the “transformative” power of the Batsuit.

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the batman plot

Now that Robert Pattinson is officially the new Dark Knight, some details about the film – including how Pattinson landed the gig – are starting to step out of the shadows. According to insiders, only two possible actors were ever considered for the role – Pattinson and Nicholas Hoult. Learn how director Matt Reeves decided on Pattinson, and what The Batman plot involves, below.

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Robert Pattinson as Batman

The casting decision ultimately came down to two contenders, but it looks like audiences are indeed going to see Robert Pattinson as Batman in director Matt Reeves‘ new movie.

A new report says Warner Bros. has approved the High Life star to play The Dark Knight in The Batman after a screen test between Pattinson and Nicholas Hoult (Tolkien), but the decision has now been made and an official announcement is expected to arrive soon. They also say Reeves is on board to direct a trilogy, and Pattinson’s contract will lock him in for at least two more movies.
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the batman villains

Who will Robert Pattinson‘s Batman be brawling with in The Batman? A new report specifically singles out both the Penguin and Catwoman, and adds that the Matt Reeves flick could have up to “half-a-dozen” villains in the movie. Would one Bat-film be able to sustain so many baddies? And why re-team the Batman Returns duo of Penguin and Catwoman again? Learn more about The Batman villains below.

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Robert Pattinson will make a great Batman

While nothing is finalized yet, all signs point to Robert Pattinson donning the cape and cowl to become the next Batman. Pattinson would play the Caped Crusader in Matt Reeves‘s The Batman, a fresh start to the character not connected to Ben Affleck‘s most recent incarnation. This casting is excellent, and many seem to agree. But there’s already some backlash. This backlash appears to be coming from fans who only know Pattinson in regards to his role as sparkly vampire Edward Cullen in the Twilight franchise.

However, Twilight ended many years ago, and since then, Pattinson has been delivering captivating performances in challenging films.

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the batman star

Update: A new report suggests that Pattinson is on the short list for Batman alongside Nicholas Hoult. Read more below.

Robert Pattinson is your new Batman. The High Life star has been tapped by Warner Bros. as The Batman star in Matt Reeves‘ upcoming superhero film set to hit theaters in June 2021. Pattinson will be taking over the cape and cowl from Ben Affleck, who last played the Caped Crusader in 2017’s Justice League.

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