Robert Pattinson is the next Dark Knight, it appears.
When Batman returns to the big screen in 2021, the face behind his trademark cowl will reportedly belong to the Twilight star, sources told Variety.
The publisher reports the deal hasn’t been 100 percent sealed, but that Pattinson is expected to be confirmed soon.
Deadline, however, reported the star has not yet been confirmed, noting that director Matt Reeves and Warner Bros merely have Pattinson on a short list alongside Tolkien star Nicholas Hoult.
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