Now, to be clear, I’m not entirely sure whether or not that’s actually Robert Pattinson in these photos, but for the sake of a descriptive title, I just assumed it was. Either way, it’s still the Batman from Pattinson’s upcoming film and he’s wearing a robe, so really, nothing else matters. My mom used to tell me to never look a gift horse in the mouth, and while I still haven’t figured out exactly what that means, I reckon it’s something along the lines of “when Batman pops up wearing a bathrobe, don’t ask any questions, just enjoy it.”
Despite the fact that Liverpool has recently been placed back under lockdown due to the spread of the coronavirus, The Batman continues to film in the city, particularly at some of Liverpool’s most famous locations like the Liver Building, George’s Hall, and Stanley Park.
While shooting at Stanley Park (right outside of Anfield, up the Reds!), Pattinson — or his stunt-double, whatever — was spotted wearing not only his full Batman costume but a bath rob on top, resulting in one of the more bizarre images of Batman we’ve ever seen. Obviously, the internet had some jokes.
1 am post Batman robe smoking pic.twitter.com/BFXhMYRurQ
— Tyler W (@cowboyclickbait) October 15, 2020
Batman better fight everyone in this movie while wearing his breakfast robe and smoking a cigarette pic.twitter.com/BmeQqLEgOF
— Danhausen (@DanhausenAD) October 14, 2020
— Cris Parker (@3CFilmReview) October 13, 2020
Bat(h)-Robe Batman is 2020
Stern Gaze, Vigilant, at the ready but really…. really just fuckin DONE. pic.twitter.com/Ahb3HDFKwH
— Coy Jandreau (@CoyJandreau) October 15, 2020
After all, Bruce Wayne is a bachelor, so having him stroll around Wayne Manor with nothing but a bathrobe and a cigarette wouldn’t be that out-of-character.
The Batman — which stars Robert Pattinson as Bruce Wayne/Batman, Zoe Kravitz as Selina Kyle/Catwoman, Colin Farrell as Oswald Cobblepot/Penguin, Paul Dano as Edward Nashton/Riddler, John Turturro as Carmine Falcone, Jeffrey Wright as Gotham City Police Commissioner James Gordon, Andy Serkis as Alfred Pennyworth, and Peter Sarsgaard as Gotham District Attorney Gil Colson — is currently set to hit theaters in the United States on March 4, 2022.
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