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Breaking: Robert Pattinson Is Officially ‘The Batman’

NEWS JUST IN! Robert Pattinson is officially the new Batman.

Warner Bros. has closed a deal for the “Twilight” actor to play the Caped Crusader in “The Batman.”

It was reported on May 16 that Pattinson was in negotiations for the part. The studio confirmed on Friday that he had signed a deal. The movie will be hitting theatres June 25, 2021.

Pre-production on the Warner Bros.-DC Comics pic is expected to start this summer.

No official start date has been set for filming “The Batman.”

The filmmaker, Reeves, was behind the last two “Planet of the Apes” sequels, assumed “Batman” directing duties from Ben Affleck in January 2017.

He will produce “The Batman” with Dylan Clark.

Affleck starred as Batman in two titles directed by Zack Snyder: 2016’s “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” and 2017’s “Justice League.”

The films received mixed reviews and were a disappointment for Warner Bros.

Pattinson became a star following the breakout success of the five-film “Twilight” franchise.

He is starring with John David Washington in Christopher Nolan’s latest film, “Tenet,” set to open July 17, 2020.

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