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The film's director, Matt Reeves, seemingly confirmed the news late Sunday with a tweet.The tweet featured a GIF of Pattinson and three bat emojis.It's the latest in twists and turns of the forthcoming superhero film.A rep for Warner Bros. confirmed to CNN on Friday that Pattinson is in negotiations to play "The Batman."Warner Bros. is owned by CNN's parent company, WarnerMedia.Earlier reports that Pattinson and "Tolkien" star Nicholas Hoult were the frontrunners for the role had some observers skeptical that the "Twilight" actor was a good fit as the Caped Crusader.Petitions were launched calling for Pattinson to be replaced even before he had been cast officially."Don't make the Batfleck mistake again," one petition implored.That, of course, refers to the controversy behind Ben Affleck taking over the role in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," "Suicide Squad" and "Justice League" — a selection that diRead More – Source

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