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Zoe Kravitz Explains Why Robert Pattinson Is Perfect For Batman

Zoe Kravitz Explains Why Robert Pattinson Is Perfect For Batman

While the actress acknowledges the high expectations surrounding the iconic role, she remains confident that the Twilight actor can pull things through.

Robert Pattinson's casting as Batman may have earned a couple of criticisms, but Zoe Kravitz thinks he's just perfect for the role.

The 31-year-old actress, who plays Catwoman alongside Pattinson in the upcoming Matt Reeves movie, spoke to "The Big Ticket" iHeartRadio podcast and shared why Pattinson is perfect for playing Batman.

"First of all, he's just a really good actor. He started out as this kind of teen pop sensation, and then I think we all kind of saw through his work that there was a lot more going on," Kravitz said.

"We have the illusion of Bruce Wayne, and then we have Batman in the shadows that has a lot more complicated things going on. So just in that, I think he's perfect for this role," Kravits added. 

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While other's may have criticized Pattinson's lean build against buffer previous Batmans like Ben Affleck or Christian Bale, Kravitz said that Pattinson looks really good in the suit.

Pattinson has previously expressed his unwillingness to bulk up for the anticipated role, despite Warner Brother's strict instruction to do so.

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Kravitz thinks that Batman is a tough role because of people's high expectations. She also believes that Batman's mask and the costume are restricting in a lot of ways, so one must get creative in portraying a multi-dimensional character.

Fans don't have to worry, though, as Kravitz said Pattinson is up for the challenge, and he has interesting ideas already.

Batman is now set to release on Oct 1, 2021. Filming may restart this month after the UK gave major film and production companies the go signal to continue filming, following a temporary shutdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

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The Batman casts include Paul Dano as Edward Nashton; John Turturro as Carmine Falcone; Jeffrey Wright as the GCPD's James Gordon; Peter Sarsgaard as Gotham D.A. Gil Colson; Jayme Lawson as mayoral candidate Bella Reál; Andy Serkis as Alfred; and Colin Farrell as Oswald Cobblepot.

Kravitz on Playing Catwoman

Kravitz also had her fair share of pressure for landing the iconic role. In the same interview, the actress said she's been "trying to not think too much about just what that character means to everybody else" simply because it can be "distracting in the wrong way."

She said she's received a lot of calls since her role was announced, which made her feel pressured.

However, she's very clear with who and what her character wants, and she's trying to stay more focused on that. 

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