Warner Bros. has picked Robert Pattison because the superhero lead within the forthcoming Batman movie.
Pattison edged out one other frontrunner for the position – Nicholas Hoult – after the 2 have been display examined. The studio introduced its official decide Friday.
The Twilight alum will play the Caped Crusader, taking on the position for Ben Affleck, who starred two movies and made an look in a 3rd. In keeping with a number of shops, negotiations are already underway and the studio intends to signal Pattinson for a three-picture deal.
The function, an origin story, is directed by Matt Reeves, who assumed the position of director from Affleck himself again in January 2017.
Pre-production is anticipated to start out this summer time, with the movie slated to reach in theaters June 25, 2021.