Robert Pattinson has revealed that he had no idea that DC Comics’ Batman was also a detective before he took on the role in the upcoming The Batman movie.
He revealed this during a recent interview with GQ.
Here’s what the British actor had to say about not knowing that Batman was consider the ‘world’s greatest detective’:
And I feel like an idiot because I didn’t even know that Batman was ‘the world’s greatest detective’; I hadn’t heard that in my life before — but it really plays. Just ’cause there’s a lot of stuff where he’s in amongst the cops. Normally, when you see Batman he arrives and beats people up. But he’s having conversations, and there are emotional scenes between them, which I don’t think have been in any of the other movies.
Robert Pattinson had no idea Batman was the world’s greatest detective
Pattinson also went on to reveal in the same interview that The Batman’s opening scene is going to be “jarring”.
He went on to say that the film differs from previous Batman movies, in particular the version of the character we got in the DCEU.
The actor revealed that director/writer Matt Reeves always wanted to do a “’70s noir detective story.”
Pattinson said” “And I kind of assumed that meant the mood board or something, the look of it. But from the first shot, it’s, Oh, this actually is a detective story.”
Reeves’ The Batman has been described as a neo-noir crime thriller that will follow a younger Bruce Wayne.
Wayne is only in his second year of being Batman.
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