The race to play BATMAN is down to two candidates

Robert Pattinson

There was nothing short of furore when Robert Pattinson was reportedly cast as Batman a couple of weeks ago. Now we’re hearing that Matt Reeves The Batman may not have cast its Dark Knight just yet.

TheWrap reporter Umberto Gonzalez posted an update on Twitter late last night on where the studio is currently at with its search.

Robert Pattinson is still very much in the frame and is joined by Dark Phoenix star Nicholas Hoult. At this stage it is believed that both actors will be screen testing next week.

Perhaps the most exciting tidbit of new here is that both will be testing in costume. It makes sense that Warner Bros. would want to make sure they have the best man for the job both as Bruce Wayne and Batman.

All this means we may hear very soon as to just who will be playing Batman!

Gonzalez also updated that production is now scheduled to start in Q1 of 2020.

The Batman is due for release on June 25, 2021.

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Neil is the GYCO Editorial Chief. He has a BA in Film & Tv and an MA in Scriptwriting; he currently works 9-5 as an office manager and 5-9 as a reviewer/web designer. He has been subscribing to comics for around nine years but has been reading them as long as he can remember. Favourite comics: Batman; Nightwing, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and All New X-Men Favourite films: Batman (any apart from & Robin); Star Trek Generations, Underworld, Beetlejuice Favourite TV shows: Fringe; Buffy, Arrow, TBBT, Being Human UK and Star Trek TNG