‘Good Time’ Helped Robert Pattinson Get Batman — What’s That Mean For His Bruce Wayne?

‘Good Time’ Helped Robert Pattinson Get Batman — What’s That Mean For His Bruce Wayne?
Director Matt Reeves’ celebrated the official announcement confirming Robert Pattinson will play Bruce Wayne/Batman in his upcoming Warner Bros. tentpole with a tweet featuring a gif from Pattinson’s “Good Time.” The post seemed like a simple way to celebrate the casting for “The Batman,” but it turns out Josh and Benny Safdie’s 2017 crime film played an instrumental role in Pattinson landing the gig. Sources close to the film tell THR that Reeves kept returning to Pattinson’s work in “Good Time” during the quick casting process, which became a two-person race between Pattinson and Nicholas Hoult.

Reeves’ “Good Time” tweet indirectly referenced how Pattinson’s work as petty criminal Constantine “Connie” Nikas helped convince the writer-director that the 33-year-old actor was the right man to take on the Caped Crusader cowl. So what does that necessarily mean for “The Batman” and what Reeves has planned for this new iteration of Bruce Wayne?
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