Robert Pattinson Up for ‘Daredevil’?

Director David Slade's pitch is said to be a 'close cousin' to other superhero reboots such as ‘Batman Begins’.
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Robert Pattinson is Daredevil? After the news surfaced that David Slade is directing the Untitled Daredevil Reboot, talk has now turned to who will star as Matt Murdock. There is speculation that Robert Pattinson may be in talks for the lead role.

David Slade directed Robert Pattinson in The Twilight Saga: Eclipse last year, and it seems there is "some kind of talk" about Robert Pattinson reuniting with the director for Daredevil. Robert Pattinson is currently shooting his last movie as the vampire Edward Cullen, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2.

The Untitled Daredevil Reboot is said to be a "close cousin" to other superhero reboots. Here's what an inside source recently had to say about David Slade's pitch for the reboot.

"It's a bit (like) Batman Begins. The bad guy will learn who Daredevil really is and tries to destroy him - but not via the usual methods."

Of course, none of this has been confirmed by the studio as of yet. The Untitled Daredevil Reboot will certainly be a hot commodity and we'll have to wait and see what actors start to circle the project.

Daredevil is in development .


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  • corey • 3 years ago

    If I saw this article when it was posted back a year ago I would have laughed my ass off. Now that I've seen Pattinson in movies such as Water for Elephants, Bel Ami, and the trailer for Cosmpolois....I wouldn't be so upset if this happened. He's a good actor in my opinion.


    • nightwing18 • 4 years ago

      ii would say no but i think they should give it to him and get him away from f*cking twilight and make him more a man then a shinny vampire


      • mattbierwagen • 5 years ago

        it depends on how he does in water for elephants


        • nemesissis • 5 years ago

          I'm a huge HUGE Daredevil fan and I'm not feeling this guy as him. Maybe because he comes off as a girly man in Twilight. I just want to see the other choices. Man, I just wished Marvel got back full movie rights to Daredevil.


          • raprapandrada • 5 years ago

            hell to the no...


            • shuabert • 5 years ago

              Ugh...not Bradley Cooper.


              • instead8909 • 5 years ago

                I hate rumors


                • nautical05 • 5 years ago

                  No Gawd please no!!!!!


                  • andrew-thompson • 5 years ago

                    and nathan jones as kingpin!


                    • spetnaz • 5 years ago

                      Michael C. Hall for Matt Murdock!


                      • themime • 5 years ago

                        F*cken, stupid rumors...........


                        • daniel-bristol • 5 years ago

                          the only choice is Michael C. Hall


                          • ejk1 • 5 years ago

                            No one told me this article was here, so I left my thoughts on the Aronofsky leaving Wolverine article. Suffice it to say, I am not a fan of Pattinson getting this role. At all.


                            • joker926 • 5 years ago

                              If Guy Pierce was Matt Murdock and someone like Luc Besson or Aronofsky was a director I'd run outside in my birthday suit laughing hysterically like Jack Nicholson. Honest to god truth.


                              • Kinetic • 5 years ago

                                Bradley Cooper FTW!!!!


                                • narrator • 5 years ago

                                  It's not a question of whether or not he's a good actor. Pattinson has proved himself in several indie roles, and we need not argue about his Twilight role, as we all know he has pretty much nothing to work with.

                                  That's not the problem. What IS the problem, is the fact that he doesn't embody Matt Murdock AT ALL, much less Daredevil. While great actors adapt to their roles, I think we all know that Tony Stark wouldn't be the popular character he is today without Downey Jr's natural embodiment of the character. The role of Daredevil, and more-so Matt Murdock, needs an actor that's both similar to Murdocks characteristics, and able to embody his emotional output. Pattinson is NOT Daredevil. Period.

                                  Give me Pearce, or give me... yeah, just give me Pearce.


                                  • i can see bradley cooper in the role better


                                    • summit10 • 5 years ago

                                      do you want to be beaten by a club :) hmmm!!!


                                      • bane5000 • 5 years ago

                                        @joker926...yeah man, thats a shame he left, Wolverine wouldve been awesome under his guidance, but Fox doesnt know what they lost and just see it as " ok hes gone, well just get someone else to step in", and Fox is underhanded, how so u say? heres what was said as to how they kept the rights of DD with them for 7 years instead of reverting it back to Marvel Studios...

                                        " Fox retained "Daredevil" rights by keeping the project in development over the years; had it not, rights would've reverted to Marvel Studios, which Disney acquired for $4 billion in 2009. Same goes for "Fantastic Four," for which Fox is eyeing new installments"


                                        • narrator • 5 years ago

                                          He's a talented actor, with the right material. However, he's not suited for this role. He's both too young, and unfit for the role of Murdock as he doesn't have any likeness to the character at all. Pearce, or someone as appealing.


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