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Robert Pattinson as Batman?


https://www.nme.com/news/film/robert-pattinson-replace-ben-affleck-batman-2446296

Don't know how to feel about this.

I don't have anything against him but I think there are better candidates like Nicholas Hoult.

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I’d much prefer Pattinson to Hoult. I’d much prefer a lot of people to either of them

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If he's been hired, I have to assume the script sucks SO bad that every name actor in Hollywood turned it down.

Like, Orlando Bloom and Jamie Dornan turned it down, that kind of bad.

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Robert Pattinson is fine.

What isn’t fine is:

A) the non-stop criticism he’ll receive online.

B) the fact that while he’s locked into Batman movies, he won’t be able to keep doing all the cool little films he’s been in for the past few years, like “Good Time”, “Cosmopolis”, “The Rover”, “High Life”, “Maps to the Stars”, etc.

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Can't see it myself, he needs to beef up a little to play Bruce Wayne/Batman.

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They really do love casting Brit actors as American comic book heroes and superheroes don't they? And going by this thread, not even the better ones.

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Hello people, it’s 2019! Why does Batman have to automatically be a white male? Name should be changed to The Batperson. But if it is going to be a white male then it should be someone more manly than Pattinson. Someone like Jesse Eisenberg or Michael Cera or Ellen Degeneres.

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He is, in my opinion, a quite good actor, he started off with a shitty saga, but he has potential as an actor, and with the roles he chose after Twilight (i.e. The Rover, THe lighthouse, Lost City of Z, Good time or High Life), he's shown he wants to grow as an actor as well as showed potential.

Therefore, I am willing to give him a chance and see what he can do as Batman.

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