Robert Pattinson says his Batman is inspired by Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, and Chris Hemsworth
Robert Pattinson talked about preparing for Batman (Image by Warner Bros.)
In the past ten years, Robert Pattinson has established himself as one of the most fascinating actors in the cinema.
After becoming famous in Harry Potter and The Goblet Of Fire and the Twilight series, Pattinson played in David Cronenberg's Cosmopolis, James Gray's The Lost City Of Z, The Safdie Brothers' Good Time, Claire Denis' High Life and Robert Eggers' The lighthouse.
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That's exactly what makes his casting as Bruce Wayne in Matt Reeves' The Batman so exciting.
Preparing to play the icon, Pattinson reveals that he saw the work of "true warriors of the superhero genre" trying to find the right attitude for the DC character.
Thor, Iron Man and Captain America are strong in The Avengers, which Pattinson probably watched again and again (picture by Warner Bros.)
This clearly included looking at different rates from DC rivals Marvel, such as Pattinson named Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. as inspiration.
Pattinson recently admitted this in a conversation with For Men Healthy on Screen Rant, saying, "In every project I've ever taken on, I've come to learn and achieve new things."
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"This is usually the embodiment of a character and a person who has a different personality than me. But it's even more exciting to transform yourself physically. Every actor will go through periods when he hesitates and wonders if he can do justice to a character in a script or the expectations associated with it ... "
"You look at the true warriors of the superhero genre - Hemsworth, The Rock, Downey Jr., Evans - and wonder if you're in the wrong place. And yet, after speaking to some, I know that everyone is nervous when the opportunity arises. "
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