Batman has been portrayed by Hollywood heartthrobs together with Christian Bale, Ben Affleck and George Clooney — however Robert Pattinson may simply be the most well liked Bruce Wayne but.
The British hunk, 35, is enjoying the comedian e book character for the primary time in “The Batman,” and is sending followers right into a frenzy after stripping down in a new trailer for the forthcoming live action flick.
Launched on Monday, the sneak peek reveals the star shedding his batsuit to disclose his ripped physique.
Pattinson’s Batman can also be seen cozying as much as Zoë Kravitz, who is about to star as Catwoman.
Within the trailer, the crime-fighting couple fall in love as they pursue a Gotham Metropolis serial killer nicknamed “The Riddler.”
“If we don’t stand up, no one will,” Kravitz’s character tells Batman, as she gazes adoringly into his eyes.
The actors have sturdy on-screen chemistry within the trailer, with their characters later seen flirting with each other.
“You have a lot of cats,” Batman remarks as he enters Catwoman’s feline-filled house.
“I have a thing for strays,” Kravitz’s character seductively purrs in response, referencing the truth that Batman is an orphan.
Fans flocked to YouTube to submit gushing feedback about Pattinson’s portrayal beneath the trailer.
“So excited to see Robert coming back to mainstream cinema. This movie is going to be awesome,” one fan cooed.
“Will be one of the best Batman movies ever. And Robert Pattinson will surprise everyone. Cinematography looks incredible,” one other remarked of the movie directed by Matt Reeves.
In the meantime, Reeves revealed last week that he was inspired by the late musician Kurt Cobain when writing the film.
“When I write, I listen to music, and as I was writing the first act, I put on Nirvana’s ‘Something in the Way,’ ” Reeves, 55, informed Empire. “That’s when it came to me that, rather than make Bruce Wayne the playboy version we’ve seen before, there’s another version who had gone through a great tragedy and become a recluse.”
It’s been greater than two years since Pattinson’s Batman casting was introduced, and manufacturing has come alongside in matches and begins since March 2020 as pandemic well being restrictions put the squeeze on Hollywood.
In August of that yr, forged and crew had been once more despatched dwelling — or, extra doubtless, again to their quarantine accommodations — from Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden in the UK for 2 weeks after their main man tested positive for COVID-19.
“The Batman” is now slated to hit cinemas on March 4.