Robert Pattinson ‘in talks to become the new Batman’

Robert Pattinson is reportedly in talks to replace Ben Affleck as Batman.

A new report from Variety claims that the British actor is the ‘top choice’ to play the caped crusader in forthcoming film The Batman, with a deal “expected to close shortly.”

The studio is thought have also placed X-Men and Tolkien star Nicholas Hoult on the shortlist.

Warner Bros. are yet to confirm any casting developments.

The iconic superhero role was most recently portrayed by Affleck in 2017’s Justice League and 2016’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

Fans on Twitter were quick to throw their support behind the rumoured casting.

The Batman is due to land in cinemas in summer 2021.

Bay Way Hoodie (Unisex)

Our limited-edition hoodie just dropped. Grab yours now!