*UPDATED* Is Robert Pattinson in the Closing Stages to be the Next BATMAN?

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MAY 25, 2019

Jim Lee, DC-a WarnerMedia company, Chief Creative Officer—Publisher, posted this picture on Instagram today! It is not super obvious but in the bottom right hand corner, he is reading Robert Pattinson’s interview in Howard Stern’s new book!

Thank you @InvasorZim5 for the tip!

MAY 17, 2019

CNN reported,

Warner Bros. is owned by CNN’s parent company, WarnerMedia.
A representative for Warner Bros. told CNN, “We do not have a deal.”

IMDbPro Updates Robert Pattinson’s Profile to RUMORED for BATMAN film! It is also classified in the SCRIPT stage.

MAY 16, 2019

Variety reported,

While sources say it’s not yet a done deal, Pattinson is the top choice and it’s expected to close shortly. Warner Bros. had no comment.

Deadline Hollywood reported,

Matt Reeves is getting close to naming his Batman. While a report declared that Twilight Saga star Rob Pattinson had been set for The Batman, Deadline hears that the filmmaker and Warner Bros haven’t gotten to that place yet. Pattinson is on a short list but so is Nicholas Hoult, who stars in Tolkien and is about to open in the X-Men: First Class film Dark Phoenix.

The Hollywood Reporter reported,

While a deal has not yet been made and it is unclear if there is an offer on the table, Robert Pattinson is a top contender play Batman in Matt Reeves’ DC movie for Warner Bros.

It is also unclear who else is on Reeves’ short list, but other names that have been floated alongside Pattinson’s over the last month have been Armie Hammer, Nicholas Hoult and Aaron Taylor-Johnson.

We will keep you posted on any updates as they come in!

Fan Art provided by @candykizzes24!