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He's back! Warner bros. Robert Pattinson has officially approved as the star in The Batman, according to Deadline; seen in May
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He fought for the ultimate role as the famous Caped Crusader.

And Warner Bros. Robert Pattinson has officially approved as the star in The Batman, according to Deadline.

The 33-year-old former Twilight star had to make his way through screen tests against Nicholas Hoult to portray the coveted superhero.

He's back! Warner bros. Robert Pattinson has officially approved as the star in The Batman, according to Deadline; seen in May

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He's back! Warner bros. Robert Pattinson has officially approved as the star in The Batman, according to Deadline; seen in May

The studio was reportedly at odds about who they wanted to present to the trilogy of films that Matt Reeves is about to direct while both actors make an impressive run for the role.

The Wrap reporter Umberto Gonzalez revealed on Twitter Thursday that both Pattinson, 33, and Hoult, 29, are testing for the role.

& # 39; BATMAN UPDATE: Robert Pattinson and Nicholas Hoult screen the role. I suspect they are being tested on the screen in the Batsuit, because wardrobe department needs full wardrobe testing, & said Gonzalez.

Back in black: the studio was reportedly at odds about who they wanted to present to the trilogy of films Matt Reeves would direct, while both actors placed an impressive run for the role; George Clooney portrayed the character in 1997

Back in black: the studio was reportedly at odds about who they wanted to present to the trilogy of films Matt Reeves would direct, while both actors placed an impressive run for the role; George Clooney portrayed the character in 1997

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Back in black: the studio was reportedly at odds about who they wanted to present to the trilogy of films Matt Reeves would direct, while both actors placed an impressive run for the role; George Clooney portrayed the character in 1997

Batman fight: two weeks after Robert Pattinson reportedly the best choice of Warner Bros. was to play The Batman, a new contender has appeared, Nicholas Hoult

Batman fight: two weeks after Robert Pattinson reportedly the best choice of Warner Bros. was to play The Batman, a new contender has appeared, Nicholas Hoult

Batman fight: two weeks after Robert Pattinson reportedly the best choice of Warner Bros. was to play The Batman, a new contender has appeared, Nicholas Hoult

Batman fight: two weeks after Robert Pattinson reportedly the best choice of Warner Bros. was to play The Batman, a new contender has appeared, Nicholas Hoult

Batman fight: two weeks after Robert Pattinson reportedly the best choice of Warner Bros. was to play The Batman, a new contender has appeared, Nicholas Hoult

Gonazalez added that & # 39; the movie now begins production in Q1 2020 & # 39 ;, which will make the studio cast for the rest of 2019.

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Variety Earlier this month, news broke that Pattinson was the studio's best competitor, and that report also stated that preproduction is expected to begin this summer.

Warner bros. has reserved a release date for The Batman on June 25, 2021, which will be written and directed by Matt Reeves (War For the Planet of the Apes).

Tweet update: Gonazalez added that, & # 39; the movie now begins production in Q1 2020 & # 39 ;, giving the studio the rest of 2019 to secure the cast

Tweet update: Gonazalez added that, & # 39; the movie now begins production in Q1 2020 & # 39 ;, giving the studio the rest of 2019 to secure the cast

Tweet update: Gonazalez added that, & # 39; the movie now begins production in Q1 2020 & # 39 ;, giving the studio the rest of 2019 to secure the cast

The Batman was originally intended to bring Ben Affleck back to the title character from the 2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League from 2017.

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Affleck was also set to direct the superhero adventure and he co-authored the script with Geoff Johns.

Matt Reeves came on board to take over as a writer and director, and in January Ben Affleck fully renounced the franchise.

Batfleck: The Batman was originally intended to bring Ben Affleck back to the title of the Batman v Superman of 2016: Dawn of Justice and Justice League 2017

Batfleck: The Batman was originally intended to bring Ben Affleck back to the title of the Batman v Superman of 2016: Dawn of Justice and Justice League 2017

Batfleck: The Batman was originally intended to bring Ben Affleck back to the title of the Batman v Superman of 2016: Dawn of Justice and Justice League 2017

Affleck responded to the news twitter, which says: & # 39; Excited in the summer of 2021 and to see that @MattReevesLA vision comes to life. & # 39;

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The Deadline report in January revealed that Warner Bros. was looking for a younger actor to play the Caped Crusader, which is certainly true with Pattinson and Hoult in the mix.

Both Pattinson and Hoult are quite the requested stars that keep them busy for many years.

Busy star: both Pattinson and Hoult are pretty much in demand stars that have years to come

Busy star: both Pattinson and Hoult are pretty much in demand stars that have years to come

Busy star: both Pattinson and Hoult are pretty much in demand stars that have years to come

Pattinson played in two indie films this spring, High Life, which debuted in April, and The Lighthouse, which premiered in Cannes earlier this month.

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Hoult played in the biopic of Lord of the Rings author J.R.R. Tolkien, named Tolkien, and he also shines in the X-Men super hero adventure Dark Phoenix on June 7.

Hoult also has The Banker and The True History of the Kelly Gang in post production.

High Life: Pattinson played in two indie films this spring, High Life, which debuted in April, and The Lighthouse, which premiered earlier this month in Cannes

High Life: Pattinson played in two indie films this spring, High Life, which debuted in April, and The Lighthouse, which premiered earlier this month in Cannes

High Life: Pattinson played in two indie films this spring, High Life, which debuted in April, and The Lighthouse, which premiered earlier this month in Cannes

High Life: Pattinson played in two indie films this spring, High Life, which debuted in April, and The Lighthouse, which premiered earlier this month in Cannes

High Life: Pattinson played in two indie films this spring, High Life, which debuted in April, and The Lighthouse, which premiered earlier this month in Cannes

Tolkien: Hoult played in the biopic of Lord of the Rings author J.R.R. Tolkien, named Tolkien, and he also shines in the X-Men super hero adventure Dark Phoenix on June 7
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Tolkien: Hoult played in the biopic of Lord of the Rings author J.R.R. Tolkien, named Tolkien, and he also shines in the X-Men super hero adventure Dark Phoenix on June 7

Tolkien: Hoult played in the biopic of Lord of the Rings author J.R.R. Tolkien, named Tolkien, and he also shines in the X-Men super hero adventure Dark Phoenix on June 7

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