These days, Robert Pattison is using on a excessive. The star is producing critical Oscar buzz because of his work on The Lighthouse, and his profession is look extra secure than ever because of a very particular casting. This yr, it was introduced Pattinsom will play Bruce Wayne in Matt Reeves’ The Batman, however there was a time when the actor might need gone in on a completely different comedian e book universe.
After all, Pattinson has confirmed he met with Marvel Studios years in the past, however nothing ever got here from the assembly.
Recently, Variety launched a function piece on Pattison after the actor sat down with the commerce to speak. It was there the British actor confirmed he met with Marvel Studios across the time The Guardians of the Galaxy made its debut, however there was by no means a follow-up assembly.
“I don’t know what I would really be chasing,” Pattinson stated. “The idea of trying that transition after ‘Twilight,’ I never saw a road in that direction.”
However, there was one thing completely different about Batman. To Pattinson, the vigilante has been one of many solely heroes he’s ever gravitated in direction of as a fan.
“It’s actually an interesting part,” Pattinson stated in regards to the function of Batman. “I think it’s because he doesn’t have any superpowers.”
Of course, there are heroes within the Marvel Universe who reside their finest lives with none superpowers. In the MCU, Black Widow and Hawkeye are well-known for his or her lack of powers. Still, Batman is arguably essentially the most well-known superhero to ever sort out the gig with none supernatural items, and Pattinson is keen to discover the character of each Batman and Bruce Wayne. The actor will carry the character to life in The Batman which is anticipated to hit theaters in June 2021. So far, Pattinson is the one main actor confirmed for the function which Reeves has been working arduous on for the final yr or extra.
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Upcoming DC motion pictures embody Joker on October 4th, Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) on February 7, 2020, Wonder Woman 1984 on June 5, 2020, The Batman on June 25, 2021, The Suicide Squad on August 6, 2021, and Aquaman 2 on December 16, 2022.