Robert Pattinson as the next Batman? Netizens seem to be divided over their love for the Cape Crusader

Gauging the reaction on social media, fans are not too pleased with DC's decision to pick Robert Pattinson for the epic role of Batman. Check out some of the reactions below.
Robert Pattinson,batman,HollywoodThe news spread like wild fire and die-hard fans of the Batman series took to Twitter to share their thoughts.
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Reports of Twilight star Robert Pattinson in talks for the role of Batman started doing the rounds on Friday and set the Internet buzzing. According to a report in Variety, the actor is in negotiation to play the next Cape Crusader. While the source did not reveal the finer details about the negotiation, they have confirmed that Robert is the top runner for the leading and pretty legendary role. The news spread like wild fire and die-hard fans of the Batman series took to Twitter to share their thoughts. 

So much so was the buzz that Robert Pattinson and Batman quickly became the top trends on Twitter on Friday. Gauging the reaction on social media, fans are not too pleased with DC's decision to pick Pattinson for the epic role. However, a large number of Pattinson fans came to the actor's rescue and reminded netizens of his previous roles. 

The need for a new Batman came up after Ben Affleck stepped down from the role. If Pattinson does sign the dotted line, he will become the second youngest actor to play the superhero after Christian Bale. Helmed by Matt Reeves, the Batman film is expected to soon enter pre-production stage. Take a look at how Twitter reacted to the news of Pattinson becoming the next superhero and let us know in the comments below if you think he fits the bill:

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You never know. People were complaining about picking a "boy toy" Heath Ledger for the Joker until it came out.

Not this retard. Stick to the toilet franchise.

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