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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'.
Robert Pattinson is Daredevil?
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 .

Sources: Moviehole

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Comments (79)

  1. ElMasChingon

    this is retarded.. i dont like robert pattinson, his acting is too automatic... like a effing robot.. no big no no

    3 years agoby @elmaschingonFlag

  2. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    If it's a sequels as a few users are saying, then why not bring back Ben and have him direct it? He proved he's a great director (The Town). He deserves a second chance at the character

    3 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  3. Kinetic BlueStreak


    3 years agoby @Kinetic-BlueStreakFlag

  4. Waseem Abbas Burfat

    nice chose Robert Pattinson rocking

    3 years agoby @wabburfatFlag

  5. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    Sure ...cast him why don't ya. Bring in the grand female audience that don't know sh*t about the comic book or the name of the hero.

    3 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  6. J.P.


    3 years agoby @jptheredskullFlag

  7. JasonKat

    imagin if ben came back for the role but in a reboot, and also directed this film? man that would b awsome. !!!

    3 years agoby @jasonkatFlag

  8. Buriblazing

    no please

    3 years agoby @buriblazingFlag

  9. RojoDiablo

    I figured they would go for a younger guy but I just don't see this young guy being as good a DD as Ben was.

    3 years agoby @rojodiabloFlag

  10. CelluloidDreams

    ROFL!! I guess Robert Pattinson needs the paycheck...?!!??!!!

    ...and why would anyone want to remake a film from 2003 already written and directed by Mark Steven Johnson!?!? Hollywood is losing their marbles!

    Also in 2005, an R-rated director's cut of the film was released, incorporating approximately thirty minutes back into the film, including an entire sub-plot involving a character played by Coolio.

    3 years agoby @2movieguysFlag

  11. JasonKat

    BAD IDEA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! STR8-TO-DVD 4.99 LOL

    3 years agoby @jasonkatFlag

  12. K.Guy

    WHAT DID I TELL YOU PEOPLE!!! Remakes nowadays are getting out of hand!

    3 years agoby @kguyFlag

  13. The First Avenger: JohnnyBlaze

    Cripesan i thought Ben Affleck was a bad choice 4 the role.... wait Allfeck was a bad choice 4 the role.Good thing DD is blind hahahahahaha

    3 years agoby @johnnyblazetb82Flag

  14. Gandoff

    Well I was going to say.. ARE YOU Fn KIDDINE ME???!!!??? But since this is nothing more then a rumor. I will say,, Nah... Dont see this happening..

    3 years agoby @gandoffFlag

  15. skywise

    Rumors....and bad ones at that. I doubt he will be daredevil. That is among the most rediculous news i've heard in months.

    3 years agoby @skywiseFlag

  16. Xenon

    He's not that bad an actor but I agree that Robert shouldn't be in this at all. I would rather see Chris Pine in this film.

    3 years agoby @xenon56Flag

  17. Renegades

    I have no problem with Robert Pattinson, but "being rumored" to play Daredevil is not good

    3 years agoby @renegadesFlag

  18. epic_movie_goer


    3 years agoby @epic-movie-goerFlag

  19. J.P.

    @shuabert Slade himself bever said it was a close cousin to other reboots. Slade only said it was similar to Batman Begins in that someone know the main characters identity and seeks to destroy him.

    3 years agoby @jptheredskullFlag

  20. ZanyZap

    I'm not rolling on the floor laughing and my ass is still intact... I'm not against the idea, but @insertusernamehere raised an excellent point. Guy Pearce, Mr. Slade.

    3 years agoby @zanyzapFlag

  21. TheSinster1

    Oh hell No!!!!!!!Get somebody else anybody.

    3 years agoby @rm6969Flag

  22. CUPID


    3 years agoby @cupidFlag

  23. Marcusx


    3 years agoby @marcusxFlag

  24. thedude-abides

    Wouldn't be opposed to this if it turns out to hold some validity.

    3 years agoby @thedude-abidesFlag

  25. Josh

    @jptheredskull Then why does he call it a "close cousin" to other reboots, and compare it to Batman Begins?

    3 years agoby @shuabertFlag

  26. Zak Lee Ferguson

    @m2 Nolan has effected cinema, period!

    3 years agoby @Zak-Lee-FergusonFlag

  27. justinishulk


    3 years agoby @justinishulkFlag

  28. m2

    Give Ben another chance I think. I love how some of upcoming Comic Book Reboots are trying to be like Batman Begins and The Dark Knight. lol

    3 years agoby @m2Flag

  29. Zak Lee Ferguson

    @jptheredskull well well, i have seen all the Twilights
    be very intriguing to see him in the suit

    3 years agoby @Zak-Lee-FergusonFlag

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