"The Batman" Official Trailer: Robert Pattinson Is the Darkish Knight

There's one thing about the way in which Robert Pattinson performs Bruce Wayne in The Batman.

In an interview with Empire, posted on Saturday, Dec. 18, director Matt Reeves talked about how late Nirvana frontman and '90s music icon Kurt Cobain impressed his adaptation of the comedian guide character within the new movie, which is ready for launch on March 4. 

"Once I write, I hearken to music, and as I used to be writing the primary act, I placed on Nirvana's 'One thing In The Method,'" he stated, referring to the grunge rock group's 1991 tune, which Cobain wrote a few fictional individual dwelling below a bridge, and which seems within the trailers for The Batman.

"That is when it got here to me that, fairly than make Bruce Wayne the playboy model we have seen earlier than, there's one other model who had gone via a fantastic tragedy and grow to be a recluse. So I began making this connection to Gus Van Sant's Final Days," Reeves stated, referring to the 2005 movie loosely based mostly on Cobain's life, "and the thought of this fictionalized model of Kurt Cobain being in this type of decaying manor."

Pattinson drew Reeves' consideration after the director watched his efficiency within the 2017 crime thriller Good Time

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"In that film, you may actually really feel his vulnerability and desperation, however you may additionally really feel his energy," the director informed Empire. "I believed that was a fantastic combine. He is additionally acquired that Kurt Cobain factor, the place he seems like a rock star, however you additionally really feel like he may very well be a recluse."

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This isn't the primary time Pattinson has been linked to Cobain, who died in 1994. In 2010, rumors claimed the Twilight star would play the late rocker in a biopic. They had been by no means confirmed and in line with SPIN, Cobain's spouse Courtney Love additionally tweeted in response to the stories, "HEY I LIKE R PATZ HES JUST NOT RIGHT FOR KC!"

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