The way the production of Christopher Nolan’s Tenet and Matt Reeves’ The Batman aligned, actor Robert Pattinson actually had to make up a story to get away from the Tenet set so he could pass a screen test for the role of Batman. Something he tried to keep a secret from Nolan. While chatting with The Irish Times, Pattinson admitted that his deviousness wasn’t working and that Nolan, who was no stranger to the Caped Crusader, immediately understood it. ” It’s funny because Chris is so secretive about everything to do with his films, ”Pattinson said. said I had a family emergency. And as soon as I said ‘this is a family emergency’ he said, ‘You’re adding Batman, aren’t you?’ ”
The Batman, which went out of production due to COVID-19 last March, was one of many films that were allowed to resume filming soon.A few weeks ago, it was announced that Warner Bros. commissioned a TV spin-off from The Batman – a prequel
Series focused on members of the Gotham City Police Department that will be exclusive to HBO Max.
Dave Bautista did his best to win the role of Bane in the film, but he ended up not getting the gig.
The Batman will be part of DC’s FanDome event on August 22.
Matt Fowler is a writer for the IGN and a member of the Television Critics Association. Follow him on Twitter at @TheMattFowler and Facebook at Facebook.com/MattBFowler.