Matt Reeves seems to be doing everything right, isn't he? The filmmaker, who directs the next independent film, Batman, has been releasing online news carefully, keeping fans abreast of exciting new developments like Zoë Kravitz as Catwoman, Paul Dano as Riddler and, of course , Robert Pattinson. playing the titular role. On Thursday, Reeves raised the stakes by sharing a Pattinson test on the batsuit screen, the actor's first glimpse of full character. And he looks … great, actually. This jaw was made for little stylish bat-ear helmets, honey.
In the screen test, which takes just under a minute, Pattinson is in full uniform. (Although we don't see him from the waist down, he could also be wearing pajama pants, capris or something.) It's set for a dark version of the Batman theme, marked by longtime extraordinary composer Michael Giacchino, Reeves. collaborator and one of the most punk people in the world.
That's right, but it is enough to make many fans excited about Pattinson's turn as the Caped Crusader. The actor has spent the past few years moving away from the franchises after spending time in the Twilight trenches, so some feared he was too small a choice for this superhero role. But if that first little look is something to be followed, Pattinson already looks like the role of the Gotham City playboy. And to think, the screen test came out the same day the trailer for the new season of the RuPaul Drag Race. We chose to believe that this is Reeves' sneaky endorsement of the hit reality show. The category is: chic billionaire!
From that incredibly short first glance, fans also discovered, somehow, an important detail about this iteration of the comic. According to popular theory, it appears that the bat logo on the suit is made of the broken pieces of a weapon. Some fans believe it is the weapon that belonged to Joe Chill, the mugger who killed Bruce's parents. A little, um, intense, but being intense is a whole Batman thing. Goodbye, sweet bat nipplesHello hello gun. Unfortunately, Reeves did not reveal whether this is true, so Vanity Fair turned to Warner Bros. for confirmation.
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