Concept art for the batter shows Ben Affleck as The Caped Crusader – not Robert Pattinson.
Before Robert Pattinson stepped into the role of Bruce Wayne for Matt Reeves’ the batterBen Affleck would return as The Dark Knight. Affleck eventually left the film and his last appearance in the DC Extended Universe would be The flash. While it’s unclear how the Ezra Miller-directed film will affect Ben Affleck’s Batman, it’s safe to say the Oscar-winning star is done with the DC role.
While the batter Perhaps the cast eventually rounded out Robert Pattinson, early concept art for Matt Reeves’ brooding take on Gotham’s terrifying hero, with Ben Affleck in the suit. Keith Christensen, an artist working on DC’s latest, shared early concept art of the new Batman suit. The design used for Bruce Wayne is by Ben Affleck, not Robert Pattinson.
This switch-up invites us to think about where the film may have crossed paths, as Matt Reeves’ latest project eventually started with Ben Affleck writing and directing the film. The ideas of the art, which can be seen below, ultimately did not materialize in real life, as Reeves and Pattinson’s suit was more DIY inspired. Is this concept art only from Affleck’s version? Christensen hasn’t worked it out, but we’ll take a guess and say yes for now.
Here’s the synopsis for it The batter:
Sneaking through the streets for two years as Batman (Robert Pattinson), terrifying the hearts of criminals, has brought Bruce Wayne deep into the shadows of Gotham City. With only a few trusted allies—Alfred Pennyworth (Andy Serkis), Lieutenant James Gordon (Jeffrey Wright)—in the town’s corrupt network of officials and high-profile figures, the lone vigilante has established itself as the only embodiment of vengeance among its fellow citizens. .
When a killer attacks Gotham’s elite with a series of sadistic machinations, a trail of cryptic clues sends the world’s greatest detective on an investigation into the underworld, where he encounters characters such as Selina Kyle/aka Catwoman (Zoë Kravitz), Oswald Cobblepot/ aka the Penguin (Colin Farrell), Carmine Falcone (John Turturro) and Edward Nashton/aka the Riddler (Paul Dano). As the evidence grows closer to home and the scale of the perpetrator’s plans becomes clear, Batman must renew relationships, expose the perpetrator and bring justice for the abuses of power and corruption that have long plagued Gotham City.
directed by Matt Reeves, the batter stars Robert Pattinson as the titular hero, Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman, Paul Dano as the Riddler, Jeffrey Wright as James Gordon, John Turturro as Carmine Falcone, Peter Sarsgaard as Gil Colson, Jayme Lawson as Bella Reál, with Andy Serkis as Alfred Pennyworth, Colin Farrell as the Penguin and Barry Keoghan as the Joker.
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