Welcome to The Pattinson Vault, your fansite dedicated to the talented british actor Robert Pattinson. You might recognize Robert for his roles in "Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire", the "Twilight" saga, "Remember Me", "The Lighthouse" and "Tenet". With upcoming projects including Matt Reeves' "The Batman", we aim to bring you the latest news & images of Robert, and strive to remain 100% gossip-and-paparazzi-free. Make sure to bookmark us, and check back!
(Photos) Robert & Zoë Kravitz for Wonderland

Robert and his “The Batman” co-star Zoë Kravitz are on the cover of the Spring issue of Wonderland, and oh my god – Just how well do they look?! We’re crossing our fingers that more outtakes from this beautiful photoshoot will be released soon, in the meantime, you can find some in our gallery and read a sneak peek from the interview below.

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” I was in competitive actor mode! I was like, ‘I wonder who else was out for that part?’ I knew a few people who had gone out and tested for it too so I was comparing them to you – as you do [laughs]. And then I felt really comforted by that too because I think you have really, really good taste and I knew The Batman was going to be different from the [superhero] films I’d seen before, and protected from being too… I don’t know, cheesy, you know what I mean? Superhero films can go so horribly wrong in general. But I think [the roles] are what both of us are looking for in terms of art and the artists that we want to be. I think you’ve done a really incredible job at navigating your career and working with up-and-coming directors, writers, and searching for things that interest you – and taking really big risks as you go. You make really bold choices as an actor. I’m honestly blown away by you when I watch your work. I’m like,‘ Oh, my God, Rob’s like a really good actor.’”

Not everyone is willing to scale the roof of The Hollywood Roosevelt hotel or, slathered in lube, slip into a latex bodysuit for the sake of fashion. Luckily for renowned photographer Ellen Von Unwerth, Zoë Kravitz’s and Robert Pattinson’s desire to embrace the stranger things in life is what makes them so hypnotically electrifying. And, in all fairness, donning an unconventional ‘suit’ is something the two actors have become quite accustomed to lately…

Entering Gotham City as the new Catwoman/Selina Kyle and Batman – two of the most iconic fictional characters of all time – Kravitz and Pattinson take on their biggest roles to date in director Matt Reeves’ unique vision of the Gotham underbelly. It’s certainly hard to deny, as Kravitz goes on to mention, that superhero movies often go amiss. And that is probably why, with Batman’s various re-inventions over the decades, extended iterations of the vigilante franchise have often been met with skepticism. But if Kravitz’s and Pattinson’s unconventional oeuvre has anything to say about their taste for picking complex, unexpected roles that captivate, Reeves’ own interpretation of the DC comic book story is set for triumph. Covering our Spring 2022 issue, the two actors talk their first impressions of each other on set, what they look for in new roles, and how they feel about becoming the next Batman and Catwoman.

“The Batman” Robert Pattinson reveals the unusual comics that inspired his Dark Knight

During his conversation with Entertainment Weekly, Robert opened up about the comics he read in order to understand better Bruce Wayne. You can read the article below (and while we are unable to embed the interview, you can also watch the video on the publication’s website).

To craft a new Batman, Robert Pattinson consumed as many comics as possible and found inspiration in some unlikely places.

Typically when there’s a new Batman movie, those involved cite usual suspects like Batman: Year One and Batman: The Long Halloween as inspiration. And sure, some of those comics influenced Matt Reeve’s The Batman, which reboots the franchise without rehashing the titular hero’s origin story. But Pattinson also consulted less obvious fare to find his way into the character, who’s in just his second year as a vigilante in the film. Since The Batman doesn’t depict Bruce suiting up for the first time, Pattinson’s research helped him understand the billionaire’s motivations for donning the cape and cowl.

“In the Christopher Nolan movies, it was kind of addressed in a pragmatic way and kind of explained pretty well,” says Pattinson in the video above. “I was trying to find a different angle on it.”

That’s where Batman: Shaman (by Dennis O’Neil, John Beatty, and Edward Hannigan) and, to a lesser extent, the story “The Man Who Fell” (O’Neil and Dick Giordano) came in. Like The Batman, the former is set during an early part of the Caped Crusader’s career, but it’s less grounded than the movie and dives into mysticism. In the story, released in 1989, a shaman rescues a pre-Batman Bruce after he’s injured in the Alaskan mountains and nurses him back to health with a story about how bats gained the ability to fly. This myth, along with the sight of a bat crashing through a Wayne Manor window, inspires him to become Batman years later.

“It’s almost a dream state the whole time,” Pattinson says of the comic, which struck him as both odd and interesting. “I was like, ‘Oh, that hasn’t really been touched on.’ There’s a kind of mysticism to it.”
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Why Robert Pattinson Felt Nauseous After Landing Batman Role

A new article was recently released by ExtraTV, in which Robert spoke about his feelings after landing the lead role in “The Batman”, which you can read below!

“The Batman” stars Robert Pattinson and Zoë Kravitz are opening up to “Extra’s” Rachel Lindsay about their roles in the highly anticipated DC movie.

Robert plays the caped crusader, while Zoë is the latest actress to portray Catwoman. The stars talk about landing the roles, who they told first, and where we find their characters. Pattinson even teases a big difference between his version of Bruce Wayne and those fans have seen in the past.

Rachel asked, “I am wondering, these are such iconic roles, was there any hesitation or any moment where you reflected and you thought, ‘Can I do this?’”

Zoë said, “Definitely, definitely. I never hesitated in terms of, you know, whether I was going to take the job or not. But there is definitely like this range of emotion, it starts with really excited, and then you realize that you now have to do it, and then everyone’s going to see it. And that gets really, really scary.”

Robert added, “It’s the one time in my life… we’re really glad that the work schedule was so relentless… It was 155 days or something. We work kind of 14 hours, and we work out either end of the day. And like, I mean, by the time you go, there’s no looking at comments.”

Sharing who they first told they had landed the roles. Zoë revealed, “Call my parents.”

Rob shared,, “I genuinely didn’t tell anyone because also it got leaked, before I actually got cast, and I genuinely wasn’t cast. And my entire world texted me like, ‘Are you playing Batman?’… I went to do another movie [and] in every single interview it was, ‘Are you playing Batman?’… I genuinely thought if I say anything…. I was going to lose the job… I didn’t text a single person back… I felt, like, nauseous.”
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Robert & Zoë for Entertainment Weekly

Robert and Zoë are on the newest February digital issue of Entertainment Weekly to talk all things “The Batman”: from how the movie came to life, to their sweaty first day on set. Our gallery has been updated with not only outtakes from the gorgeous photo session, but also some exclusive new stills and behind the scenes released by the publication. Another note to add is the video, where we can watch Robert and Zoë discuss the movie but also take a behind-the-scenes peek at their cover shoot (and we have added screen captures from it to our gallery as well). You can read the full article below and in our press archive (along with a second article released) and watch the video below!

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The costumes created another unglamorous obstacle because Pattinson was, understandably, burning up in the Batsuit. At one point, Batman pins Selina to the top of a table, and during each take, his sweat would trickle down his forehead, between his eyes, and out through the cowl’s nose tip as he hovered above his costar.

“There’s only one place where sweat can be released,” says Pattinson. “And it would drop directly between Zoë’s eyes or nose. I could almost see it quivering at the end of my nose like, ‘Don’t drop!’ It’s like Mission: Impossible.”

“I’d just be trying to do the scene, but also just looking at the one bead of sweat that I knew was about to fall,” says Kravitz.

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Just like Batman and Catwoman, Robert Pattinson and Zoë Kravitz have a bit of a history: The stars of The Batman (in theaters March 4), have known each other for more than a decade. You can tell as they tease one another about their flirting skills (or lack thereof) at their EW cover shoot in downtown L.A. in late January, or by how nonchalantly Pattinson drapes a camel coat over Kravitz’s shivering shoulders after they wrap on a chilly rooftop as the sun sets. But their story as the Dark Knight and the most famous cat burglar of all time didn’t begin until their chemistry test on a Warner Bros. soundstage in Burbank in October 2019.

Both actors were feeling the pressure that day. “The chemistry read was really intense,” Kravitz, 33, tells EW. They had to perform one of several intimate exchanges Batman and Selina have in the film, the scene also serving as Kravitz’s audition because The Batman director Matt Reeves chose to meet with her before the Big Little Lies star even read a single line. “Rob was wearing the Batsuit, and it was a proper camera test with the DP there and everything on a soundstage. It wasn’t just reading lines in a room. So it was intimidating, to say the least,” she says. Her first task? The seemingly simple act of taking off a motorcycle helmet. “That totally spun me into a little bit of anxiety,” she recalls. “It’s wildly complicated to take off a helmet and look cool, not have it get stuck on your head, or your hair look funny. I was convinced that was going to be my downfall.”

Meanwhile, Pattinson was experiencing his own bout of anxiety, even though he was already cast. In keeping with Warner Bros. tradition, he had already completed a solo screen test in a classic Batsuit — Val Kilmer’s from Batman Forever, nipples and all — even if it was a tad tight. But he had also yet to utter a word as his character. “The first time I’d even said lines from the script was in Zoë’s screen test,” says the 35-year-old actor. “They had this idea that they wanted me to be taller at the beginning, so I basically had high-heeled sneakers on, and I’m tottering around in this strange Batman outfit. The camera’s not even on me, it’s on the back of my head, and I’m literally having this major panic attack, just looking for emotional support from Zoë, who’s trying to get the part.”

Whatever Scarecrow-toxin-level fears were coursing through the stars’ minds, they weren’t apparent to Reeves. “They really connected,” says Reeves, best known for directing Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and its sequel War for the Planet of the Apes. “Everyone could see there was something really special between them.” And thus, Reeves found his Bat and Cat, a crucial moment because their tortured love story, he says “is absolutely central” to the film.
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Masterpost: “The Batman” Screening Press Coverage

With “The Batman” press tour going strong, Robert and the cast attended a special screening, followed by a Q&A, for the press last week. The articles on the special event were released today, and below you’ll find direct links to the full articles along with a few highlights! You can also view some of the photos from the event posted by Andrew J. Salazar, Dorian Parks, and Mark Hughes in our gallery.

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On approaching the iconic bat-voice (via Forbes):

“It was a lot of trial and error,” replied Pattinson. “I mean, I had a lot of time to think about it. I think I was cast about seven or eight months before we started shooting and so I was experimenting with a lot of different things. And I think the first two or three weeks were kind of doing a variety of different voices, because there’s only a couple of lines in the first few scenes we shot… Me and Matt just sort of settled on something, it just kind of started to sit in a very particular place.”

Pattinson continued, “It felt like progression from other bat-voices, and felt kind of somewhat comfortable to do as well. It’s weird, it just suddenly starts to feel right. It seems to be the more you embody the suit, the more you embody the character, and it kind of started to come out organically. I think that’s kind of what I was trying to do with the character as well, I was [thinking] he’s not putting on a voice, he puts on the suit and then the voice just starts happening for him as a person as well.”

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On Bruce Wayne’s backstory (via Collider):

“We discussed it a lot. And it’s funny because you try and everyone wanted to avoid doing origin story, but then you invariably, it’s a new version of the character, and you’re so aware of the origins, but you end up trying to sort of play it in the subtext, in little moments. Because the story is set over such a short period, as well, it’s actually really difficult to kind of shove in as much as you can. The kind of emotional weight that just kind of lies in your body language and on your face, and hopefully it kind of comes across. Also, it’s kind of different to the traditional origin story as well. I mean, he doesn’t go away and train and come back as a fully mastered Batman at all. He’s not the traditional playboy persona as well.”

In other versions of the Batman story, Pattinson said, the residue of the trauma of losing his parents is “still there” for Bruce, “but he’s basically kind of mastered it and turned it into Batman”. It’s different in their interpretation, however. Pattinson said: “Whereas, what I was interested in talking to you (Reeves) about was like, it’s very… When he’s Bruce, it’s still the day his parents died. I mean, he hasn’t gone over it at all, and he’s become Batman, almost in order to survive his present rather than think, oh, I’m going to make a new future. It’s to protect himself as much as anything else. And as soon as he takes it off, then he just goes back to being a 10-year-old boy again, and the pain is still very much real.”

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On  Robin being added to the roaster in a – not confirmed – sequel to “The Batman” (via Collider):

“Yeah, but he has to be 13,” the star said in response to the idea of Robin joining the fray. “That’s the only way I’ll accept it. No, I love Death in the Family and stuff, but I think it’d be so cool. Also people are so scared of it, but it’s kind of exciting. I think it would be a really fun addition.”

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On the trouble of emoting in Batman’s cowl (via Collider):

“But it was one of these things, I have to say, it’s a true testament to Rob as a performer. And he’s so technical as well as incredibly emotional. I would watch Rob get himself into that state where he would be getting really raw before he would shoot. Then I would be saying like, ‘I think I need to see a little bit more through the cowl.’ I would just be doing that. But that was, it was definitely by design, and it was a huge challenge. And thank God I had Rob to work with.”

They spoke further about a specific moment on set, with Pattinson frustrated by just how much theatrical work he had to do to emote through the mask. “I’d say, one of the things I do when I’m working with actors is, say, ‘Well, come take a look,'” remembers Reeves. “You’d go, ‘Oh, you can’t see my eyes.'” Pattinson continues:

“That was maybe the worst day of the whole shoot, because I really, genuinely thought it was you that was wrong. And then I was like, ‘How can we be doing 40 takes?’ And then you’re like, ‘Just come and look at it.’ And I was looking at it, going like, ‘Wow,’ like I’m, ‘There’s nothing. There’s nothing happening.'”

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“The Batman”: Robert Pattinson Reveals the Villains He Wants to Fight in a Sequel

As written in the previous post, we have divided the coverage from the 5th issue of Den of Geek into two posts. This post is dedicated to the article released by the publication, centered on the villains Robert would like to see his Batman taking on. You can read the article below or in our press archive, as well as find scans from the issue in our gallery.

In March, Warner Bros. and director Matt Reeves are bringing a whole new vision of Gotham City and the Batman mythos to the big screen, with Robert Pattinson starring as a more hyper-violent version of the vigilante.

In fact, we’ve already watched Pattinson dole out beating after savage beating in the trailers leading up to the movie’s release, but when we spoke to him for our The Batman cover story in the new issue of Den of Geek magazine, the actor was excited, even jovial, about where his Dark Knight might go next. Inevitably, the subject of a potential sequel comes up. While WB has yet to officially announce “The Batman 2,” Pattinson already knows which villains he wants to fight in the next movie.

“I’d love to do something like Court of Owls,” says Pattinson, referring to the 2011 DC Comics horror story about a hidden society that’s secretly ruled Gotham from an underground lair for centuries.

The storyline by the dynamic duo of Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo kicked off a new era of Batman tales that took the character to darker corners of Gotham City than he’d ever been before. The Court of Owls, a cult-like faction of criminals who wear owl masks and employ undead assassins to do their bidding, would certainly fit into the more Gothic feel of Reeves’ new Batman universe, according to Pattinson: “There are elements of The Batman which are kind of horror and I think it really feels quite new for Batman.”

The other villain on Pattinson’s wishlist? Calendar Man, the creepy, date-obsessed baddie who commits crimes based on holidays. He also plays the role of a Hannibal Lecter-like genius taunting the Dark Knight as he tries to find the serial killer terrorizing Gotham in The Long Halloween by Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale, one of the major influences for The Batman.

But before Pattinson can truly turn his attention to owls or calendars, he first needs to deal with Paul Dano’s Riddler.
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Robert Pattinson and Matt Reeves Confirm Exclusive New Details About “The Batman”

“The Batman” is on the cover of the 5th issue of Den of Geek, in which not only do we learn new details from the upcoming DC movie but also about which villains Robert would like to see his Batman taking on next. This is the first part of two posts, this one being more centered on new details on the movie, posted by the publication. You can read the article below or in our press archive, as well as find scans from the issue in our gallery.

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You know the scene: the Batman stands before a gang of skull-faced goons who think this weirdo in a costume is a joke. “Who the hell are you supposed to be?” asks their leader, who’s about to find out, one punch at a time, that Robert Pattinson’s unhinged, hyper-violent Dark Knight is no laughing matter.

“How it was initially staged was the guy says, ‘Who are you?’ And Batman says, ‘I’m vengeance,’ and then beats everybody up,” reveals a much friendlier Pattinson, who cracks up while explaining how he helped tweak the scene to make it even more horrifying. “I said to Rob [Alonzo, second unit director and supervising stunt coordinator], ‘I really want to say it into the guy’s face when he’s basically dead.’”

Savage beatings are one way this Batman wants to “spread around [his] mythology,” Pattinson tells Den of Geek by phone on a cold, gloomy day in January. “It’s not theatrical,” he says of the Dark Knight’s approach in the “vengeance” scene. “You just want someone to be terrified after it.”

Before Pattinson signed on to play the World’s Greatest Detective, Ben Affleck was set to direct and star in a very different Batman solo movie. But those plans didn’t pan out. Cloverfield and Planet of the Apes director Matt Reeves was tapped to helm a new version of the project, but he faced the same conundrum as his predecessor: after so many iterations of the character on the big screen, what could Reeves do to make his take fresh?

Reeves, a lifelong Batman fan, found the answer in comics chronicling the character’s early days, including Year One, as well as in classic noir films, such as ChinatownTaxi Driver, and The French Connection. The director envisioned The Batman as a noir detective story set outside of DCEU continuity, and it wouldn’t star Affleck’s seasoned, graying Dark Knight but a vigilante entering the second year of his crime-fighting career, someone who was past his origin story but still in the process of figuring things out.
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(Photos) The Metamorphosis of Robert Pattinson

The press tour for “The Batman” has started, with Robert gracing the March cover of GQ magazine! Showing us his chameleon side with various looks, our gallery’s been updated with not only the two covers but also outtakes from the photo session! Along with the photos, you’ll also be able to read the article posted by GQ, and watch a video in which he breaks down his most iconic characters below.

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He is exceptionally handsome. Wide, wild eyes. Large facial features arranged where a sculptor might have put them in 16th-century Italy. He is, unlike some actors, taller than people suppose. (“A lot of Batman fans are like, He’s tiny, he’s tiny! I’m not fucking tiny!” he says. “I’m, like, a large person. About half the time, I’m trying to get skinnier.”) He has that ability to look convincingly different, by meaningful degrees, in many different things. It’s not just hair and weight. It’s the way he can lower or raise an internal dimmer switch to dial the eyes and mouth along a spectrum from, like, American scuzzbucket to French aristocrat. It permits him to work effectively as both a leading bat and a 12-minute scene-stealer. “He’s a chameleon,” Matt Reeves, director of The Batman, says. “Recently, Rob was telling me that he never plays a character with exactly his voice. The voice is one of his ways in.”

In London today, his natural accent is crisp and his words are prudent. But his laughter is freewheeling and he can’t help but start things off by saying precisely what he feels: “I’m so fucking jet-lagged!” He is underdressed: “It’s cold! Fuck!” And he is feeling his age (35): “I can’t do anything anymore!” The effect is something like: English art dealer after a weeklong fair in Hong Kong. He looks like he was maybe at his shiniest six days ago.

We’re walking through Holland Park, at the base of Notting Hill. Not 18 hours earlier, the plan had been for us to visit the London Zoo, but he’d suddenly thought better of it. “I was talking to my girlfriend”—the model and actress Suki Waterhouse—“last night and she was, like, ‘You know, people don’t really like zoos.…’ I’d been thinking about a metaphorical thing. But then I was thinking that’s very wrong, a sad bear walking in circles.” He’d talked himself out of it.

“I just can’t help it,” he says. “I’ll do it for every single element, every decision, in my life. What is the worst-case scenario for this decision?

His career to this point has been shaped by a combination of talent, desire, luck, attendant fame, and bold choices. The fame came quickly, with Twilight, the teen-vampire saga that grossed billions of dollars and set Pattinson up for a particular kind of path. The choices—smaller movies with singular filmmakers—came as part of his masterfully planned, decade-long prison break out of that one particular career. “I’m constantly doing risk assessments, which drives everybody crazy, trying to predict every single element that could possibly happen. And then, at the end of it, just being like: Ah, fuck it! I’ll just play a lighthouse keeper who fucks a mermaid! I think this is the right move!
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