Jaden Smith expressed his excitement for Robert Pattinson's portrayal of Batman in a recent interview with Rolling Stone. Smith, a self-proclaimed Batman super-fan, even named one of his songs after the caped crusader. When asked about his thoughts on Pattinson taking over the role from Ben Affleck, Smith exclaimed, "Oh my gosh, I'm speechless. Incredible things are happening that you can't even imagine. I can't even put into words how excited I am for him. It's going to be amazing. He will be the best Batman. I am beyond excited."
After rumors circulated that Pattinson and Nicholas Hoult were potential contenders for the role in the upcoming Warner Bros.
Ben Affleck was the most recent actor to portray Batman on the big screen, appearing in films such as Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League. However, Affleck began discussions to depart from the character following the release of Justice League.
The film will be directed by Matt Reeves, known for his work on the last two films in the Planet of the Apes franchise. Other notable actors who have donned the iconic superhero costume include Christian Bale, George Clooney, Adam West, and Michael Keaton.
Pattinson gained fame from his role in the Twilight series, and The Batman will be his largest studio film since 2012's The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2. With Smith's enthusiastic support and a talented team behind the movie, fans are eagerly anticipating Pattinson's performance as the Dark Knight.