Robert Pattinson is one of the many names that’s rumored to take on the mantle of an iconic role, Batman. After a piece of artwork emerged on Twitter, fans are convinced that he will continue Ben Affleck’s legacy.
Out With the Old and In With the New
Ben Affleck played quite a memorable role as Batman in several blockbuster movies, like Suicide Squad, Justice League, and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. People expect to see him in the upcoming Justice League Part Two, but in January 2019, he announced that he’s giving up the role for the next standalone movie of The Batman.
Disappointed fans from all around the world grew in numbers, and so did speculations of who’s going to play Mr. Bruce Wayne.
A New (potential) Bat in Town
People are quick to place their bets on who’s going to replace Affleck as the dark knight. Here’s a list of actors that would make a great candidate for the role: Jack O’Connell, Armie Hammer, Kit Harrington, Richard Madden, Jon Hamm, Nick Jonas, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Robert Pattinson.
Many people feel that Pattinson is the most qualified from the list, since he has experience starring in a famous franchise. His role as Edward Cullen in the Twilight saga skyrocketed his career into superstardom and fans think that it’s now time for him to wear that cape and become Gotham’s new savior.
What Sparked the Rumor?
Pattinson was featured in a piece of DC-themed artwork by BossLogic, as The Batman, on twitter. Many people expressed how real it seemed and how impressive he would look wearing the costume.