At the London premiere of “The Batman” on On Wednesday, Robert Pattinson recalled dressing up as a character of super-folk hero throughout son childhood. The actor now lives son childhood dream on the big screen with his debut as capped vigilante in the new DC Comics Superheroes movie.
“It’s weird to me,” Pattinson, 35, said. on the Red carpet. “I would be so curious to know what my childhood self would think of this.”
Pattinson, who got up for global notoriety with the twilight” moviessuit in The footsteps of Adam West, Val Kilmer, Michael Keaton, Christian Bale and more recently Ben Affleck among others, to play Bruce Wayne/Batman.
“I mean the legacy of players who played (Batman), they’ve all been such massive roles of my life and interests in movie and why i wanted be an actor in the first place”, Pattinson said.
“His just amazing to be part of of the same coterie,” he said, noting that acting with a mask on was “surprisingly difficult”. “I grew up up on Adam West (playing Batman). I think my costume when I was a kid I was an Adam West one.”
In the movie Batman investigates corruption in Gotham after the murders of many senior figures by a sadistic serial killer, the Riddler.
“There are great Batman movies and he’s a character that everyone loves… so for me you do not approach it without a strong dose of terror”, director said Matt Reeves.
“In a way, it’s psychological horror movieit’s a thriller, it’s a serial killer movie and son also a kind of of a grand love story.”
The casting also includes Colin Farrell, Andy Serkis and Paul Dano. Zoe Kravitz plays Selina Kyle/Catwoman.
“Mat…really wanted explore Selina as a three-dimensional human being and meet her so early in the story before she was Catwoman is something we haven’t necessarily seen before,” Kravitz said.
“The Batman” begins son global exit on 1st of March.