Actor Christian Bale announced TorontoSoon while promoting his new racing flick Ford V Ferrari, which Warner Bros. initially approached and turned down Christopher Nolan to follow The Dark Knight Rises.
Instead, Robert Pattinson was asked about his portrayal of the Caped Crusader. The Toronto Sun asked about his time playing a character in The Dark Knight Trilogy.
“When they came and said, came you want to make [another film]?” It was great, but we still said, this is it. We didn’t get another chance, “Bale said of his time as Bruce Wayne.
Bell then revealed that Warner Bros. was approaching him as Batman, the fourth Batman. “When they finally came to us and said, how about a number 4? I replied We don’t. We’ll stick to Chris’s vision.
At the time, there were rumours that the studio wanted Bell to play the role of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, while we don’t know if it would have been the fourth film. It is difficult to think of Bale’s version of the Dark Knight from The Man of Steel.
Robert Pattinson as the next Batman
Robert Pattinson is known for his Twilight films, and through it, he has gained a lot of fame. But since then, things have changed a lot for him.
This year’s critically acclaimed results such as Lighthouse and The King. He is currently shooting for Christopher Nolan’s new Tenet film. Pattinson is already preparing for The Batman and is also working on comic book characters.
Warner Bros. didn’t wait too long after “The Dark Knight Rises” to re-appear Batman on the big screen. Ben Affleck appeared as Zack Snyder in the 2016 comic book movie “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”. And he replicated the “Justice League” superhero in 2017.
Robert Pattinson is set to release the next Batman film (titled “The Batman”) on June 25, 2021, in a tentpole directed by Matt Reeves.