Battinson: The Best Social Media Responses to Robert Pattinson as Batman
Earlier today, we reported the news that Robert Pattinson will be the next Dark Knight. He’ll fill the role for Matt Reeves’ adaptation of The Batman, which is set to open in 2021. Once the news began making the rounds, some observers expressed optimism for what Pattinson can bring to the role. However, Pattinson’s days as a “sparkly vampire” in the Twilight series has also been frequently mentioned.
We’ve found a number of responses to Battinson, many of which you can see below. Some are on the positive side, while others…aren’t. But they’re all quite interesting.
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— Alamo Drafthouse NYC (@AlamoNYC) May 31, 2019
Apologies to Robert Pattinson for making him return to Comic-Con and deal with nerd bullsh*t for the next six years
— Justin Carter (@GigawattConduit) May 31, 2019
— molly (@thicckrennic) May 31, 2019
— Ranker (@Ranker) May 31, 2019
How long before the stupid petition to get someone else to be Batman over Robert Pattinson? “Fans” are the worst these days.
— nicktalkspopculture (@nicktalksmusic) May 31, 2019
i will only be hype for robert pattinson batman if he has the exact same attitude towards the role as he did to edward cullen. i want to hear him constantly complain about how dumb batman is
— Alex Geoffroy (@EsPyramid) May 31, 2019
George Clooney: No one can ruin Batman as much as I did. Val Kilmer and Ben Affleck tried, but I’m still the worst Batman of all time.
Robert Pattinson: Hold my beer, George. https://t.co/q1LD41lfSy
— InMinivanHell (@inminivanhell) May 31, 2019
I’ll give Robert Pattinson a chance. I don’t see him as Batman but I know he is a good actor and he may surprise a lot of people. Myself included.
— Josh _ (@FlRESITE) May 31, 2019
Robert Pattinson als Batman? pic.twitter.com/rNegh7wFJH
— Pia (@PiaZockt) May 31, 2019
Keep in mind that Pattinson is facing the same skepticism that other actors had when they were cast in iconic roles years ago. For instance, Heath Ledger got similar skepticism when he was announced to portray the Joker in The Dark Knight. Since then, it’s become the stuff of legend. And remember when people were like, “Wait, Michael Keaton?!” Now he’s one of the best Batmen out there.
What do you think about Pattinson’s casting in The Batman? Let us know in the comments below!