joker batman

Joaquin Phoenix‘s Joker is being lauded as as all-time great portrayal of the infamous Batman rogue. But what’s the Joker without Batman? And what kind of opportunity would we miss out on to not see Phoenix and Robert Pattinson, two of today’s most searingly bold working actors, face off? But that meeting is just not in the cards, according to Joker director Todd Phillips.

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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 reboot

After taking on Superman and rounding up the Justice League (which made him take on Superman again), Ben Affleck retired from being Batman. But before putting away the cape and cowl, there was a developing movie that would have taken Ben Affleck’s version of The Caped Crusader to one of the most famed places in the character’s comic history: Arkham Asylum. The film would have been directed by Affleck, but it never got off the ground before he decided to leave The Dark Knight behind. Now, cinematographer Robert Richardson has revealed some details on the abandoned Ben Affleck Batman movie. Read More »

the batman cinematographer

Much like the Dark Knight himself, so much of The Batman has been shrouded in mystery. We know Matt Reeves is directing. We know Robert Pattinson is the new Caped Crusader. But beyond that, we have mostly rumors to go on. So it’s kind of a big deal when we get some concrete news! Like this: Greig Fraser, the DOP of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and the upcoming Dune, has been hired as The Batman cinematographer.

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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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Ben Affleck Leaving Batman

Last month brought the official but unsurprising news that The Batman would not bring Ben Affleck back as The Dark Knight. Instead, the new film from director Matt Reeves will take a more noir approach to the Caped Crusader and will put a younger actor back in the role. So what happened with Batfleck?

Ben Affleck appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, and conversation inevitably turned to the actor retiring from his post as Gotham’s crimefighter. It’s the first time Affleck has publicly spoken out specifically about leaving the role behind. And after he explained why he’s done with the DC Comics superhero, there was a special ceremony retiring Ben Affleck’s cape and cowl. Read More »