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Dave Bautista Tried to Get Cast as This Villain in the Upcoming 'The Batman'

Dave Bautista Tried to Get Cast as This Villain in the Upcoming 'The Batman'

Dave Bautista really wanted a role in the upcoming The Batman!

On Friday (July 31), the 51-year-old Stuber actor and retired WWE fighter shut down rumors that he would be playing Bane in the movie directed by Matt Reeves, with Robert Pattinson playing the Caped Crusader.

“I just read an article speculating that @DaveBautista ma be, should be, could be playing Bane in the new #Batman movie with Robert Pattinson. Please, DC movies… make it happen,” a fan tweeted.

Dave then tweeted back, “Unfortunately it’s not. Tried my best 🤷🏻‍♂️”

The cast for The Batman also includes Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman, Paul Dano as Riddler, Colin Farrell as the Penguin, John Turturro as Carmine Falcone, Jeffrey Wright as Commissioner Gordon, Andy Serkis as Alfred and Peter Sarsgaard in a not-yet-known role.

Tom Hardy played Bane in 2012′s The Dark Knight Rises directed by Christopher Nolan.

The Batman is currently set for release on ‎October 1, 2021.

You can check out the first look video of Robert in his Batman costume here!

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