George Clooney, Ben Affleck and Now Robert Pattinson: See Batman’s Evolution On the Large Display

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Robert Pattinson is saying goodbye to the small city of Forks, Washington and hey to the massive metropolis of Gotham.

The Twilight star has formally been named as the person who will play Batman within the upcoming movie The Batman, set to be directed by Matt Reeves. In accordance with The Hollywood Reporter he beat out stars Nicholas HoultArmie Hammer and Aaron Taylor-Johnson for the highly-sought after job. 

By touchdown this position, Robert is becoming a member of an elite group of males who’ve performed the caped crusader. Through the years, stars like Michael Keatonand George Clooney have examined out the enduring black swimsuit, with Ben Affleckbeing the final star to drive the Batmobile.

Nevertheless, not everybody is ready to do the character justice. In February, Affleck mentioned he was able to go on the torch. “I could not crack it… I assumed it was time to let another person take a shot at it. They acquired some actually good folks, so I am excited,” he defined. 

It is protected to say Pattinson is following within the footsteps of some main stars. However, no strain!

Christian Bale, Stars Who Played Batman

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Bale took the character to new heights with a darker, edgier interpretation of the well-known superhero. It is protected to say that he introduced Bruce Wayne into the fashionable period.

George Clooney, Stars Who Played Batman

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Who might neglect the 1997 movie Batman & Robin? Nicely, George actually cannot and certain needs he might. In 2019, the star confessed he “wasn’t good” within the position, which led him to inform Ben Affleck, “Do not do it.” 

Ben Affleck, Stars Who Played Batman

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Even after being warned by George Clooney, the actor did not understand the immense strain that got here with taking part in Bruce Wayne. However after starring in three films because the superhero, Affleck mentioned he realized, “I could not crack it.”

Michael Keaton, Stars Who Played Batman


Whereas some debate who the O.G. Batman is, others level to Keaton because the clear winner. He, Danny DeVitoMichelle Pfeiffer and different stars, like Jack Nicholson, are seen as the celebs who formed Batman into the comedian character followers know and love.

Val Kilmer, Stars Who Played Batman

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Earlier than Clooney took over the position of Batman, Kilmer was often called the caped crusader in Batman Endlessly, alongside stars Jim Carrey and Nicole Kidman.

Adam West, Stars Who Played Batman

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The star made historical past as one of many first stars to play Batman on each tv and movie.

David Mazouz, Stars Who Played Batman

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Gotham followers will acknowledge the 18-year-old as a younger Bruce Wayne, who has actually carried out an impressive job in telling the superhero’s origin story.

Will Arnett, Stars Who Played Batman

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Technically the comic by no means donned the enduring black swimsuit, however the Lego Film would not have been the identical with out the vocal abilities of the star.

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