If you thought Robert Pattinson was putting the cape away, think again. According to Matt Reeves, the Twilight actor will return to the role of the Caped Crusader in the upcoming The batman sequel, which will focus on Bruce Wayne’s persona. The well-known director admitted to Collider that Pattinson’s character was unique and that his attention will always steer clear of emotional clichés.
“To me, the thing that I really feel is that I also believe that Rob [Pattinson] is so special in the role,” Reeves told the publication.
“My goal has always been to do these point-of-view stories that allow the character to always be the emotional center of the story. Because a lot of times what happens is after you do the first one, then suddenly other Rogues Gallery characters come in, and they kind of take over, and then Batman takes a backseat sort of character-wise, or emotionally.”
Ben Affleck, whose roles as Batman in two DC Comics-based ensemble superhero films, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League, were negatively received by audiences, is replaced by Robert Pattinson in the role.
Despite having written and planned to direct a stand-alone Batman film, Ben Affleck ultimately left the franchise during a difficult period in his personal life that included his divorce from Jennifer Garner and new struggles with alcoholism.
Talent, passion, good fortune and brave decisions have all played a part in defining Robert Pattinson’s career to this point. The young vampire saga Twilight, which made billions of dollars in revenue, has a significant impact on the fame factor. However, Pattinson has been constantly undertaking risk assessments, which drives everybody crazy, trying to foresee every single thing that may potentially happen since that time.