If a false press leak did not damage Pattinson’s possibilities of touchdown the lead in “The Batman,” the hit to his ego actually did. The actor nonetheless had one final step to the audition course of earlier than he was good and really forged. “There was a furry couple of days,” he admitted. “I hadn’t even carried out the display screen check, and I did the display screen check below excessive duress.”
To make issues worse, Pattinson was additionally caught in a really restrictive costume. “I might carried out the audition in, I feel it was George Clooney’s one, and it was extremely tough to maneuver in, Pattinson recalled, per British GQ. “[Your head] is locked and also you’re boiling scorching […] When you have any lights on you, you are pouring sweat. And also you’re additionally doing an audition, so I am form of terrified anyway, and individuals are saying ‘What can we do about this sweat?’ And I am considering, ‘If I do not cease sweating I am not gonna get the half.'”
Regardless of the leak within the press — and Pattinson’s leaky pores — the actor nonetheless managed to nail his audition and land one in all Hollywood’s most coveted roles. Inside a couple of days of the display screen check, Pattinson came upon that he received the half. However, consider it or not, touchdown “The Batman” wasn’t the one main second in Pattinson’s profession that week.
“It was my first week on Chris Nolan’s ‘Tenet,'” he defined to BBC Radio 1. “I simply had a premiere at Cannes that weekend that I used to be additionally terrified about, and I came upon all in the midst of like 4 days. And I assumed I might form of misplaced the half earlier than I even received it […] It was positively a barely overwhelming second, however unbelievable. I imply it felt extraordinarily surreal.”