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A report by Variety on Thursday evening revealed that Robert Pattinson is in the running to play Batman in the upcoming Matt Reeves version of the superhero movie.
Of course, Pattinson is most known for his role as the sparkly vampire Edward Cullen in the Twilight Saga.
Though the publication couldn’t confirm whether or not Pattinson was definitely set for the role, the news found its way to Twitter, where “Batman” trended on Friday morning.
Surprisingly, many people were for it.
Yep I’m excited to see The Batman now pic.twitter.com/60yr9M3WFk
— Zer0: WTF?¿ (@mayzel353) May 17, 2019
— Talal Alshammeri (@Knightwing86) May 17, 2019
robert pattinson as batman? i think you guys are onto something.. pic.twitter.com/AVUYrmLiV7
— H. (@K49HAS) May 17, 2019
While others couldn’t seem to take Edward Cullen as Batman seriously.
“Twilight star Robert Pattinson will be the next Batman”
— ⚡️Joey ⚡️ (@Stowejoseph13) May 17, 2019
WB: Robert Pattinson will be playing the new Batman
Marvel Fans: pic.twitter.com/rMPBIEXJK4
— Juan Yanez (@TherealJyanez6) May 17, 2019
batman: i’m here to save you
random gotham citizen: pic.twitter.com/1mU2VRou11
— h⚡️🔍 will die for detective pikachu (@hyelin_st) May 17, 2019
Hardcore fans took the opportunity to remind everyone who still holds the crown for best Batman.
Christian Bale is the only one Batman, the rest is just bullshit. 😅 pic.twitter.com/3LcIcZIoYb
— José Guillermo (@JMemoDiaz) May 17, 2019
Feature image: screenshot, The Twilight Saga via YouTube