Robert Pattinson Rumored To Be The Next Batman

Robert Pattinson
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Sorry Ben Affleck fans, looks like his time as the Caped Crusader is over. Now it appears that Robert Pattinson of Twilight fame is the favorite to play Batman in the 2021 film.

According to Deadline, nothing is set in stone yet. But director Matt Reeves and Warner Bros are close to naming someone.

Pattinson is on the short list along with Nicholas Hoult from X-Men: First Class film Dark Phoenix.