Robert Pattinson is Taking On The Batman

Robert Pattinson. Photo by Gregory Pace/REX/Shutterstock (9911654ax)

Robert Pattinson obviously has a thing for characters who lurk in the shadows…

The 33-year-old actor rose to prominence in 2008 by portraying Edward Cullen, the sparkly vampire, in Twilight.

It has now been announced that he will be playing another character who favors the dark… Batman.

The vigilante in Gotham City has been depicted on screen numerous times by many actors including George Clooney, Val Kilmer, Christian Bale, and most recently Ben Affleck.

Pattinson will become the youngest actor to take on the role of the Caped Crusader in the new film from Matt Reeves entailed The Batman.

The Planet of the Apes filmmaker is directing the movie from his own screenplay and will also produce alongside Dylan Clark.

Production on the picture is set to begin this summer, ahead of a June 25th, 2021 release.