Pattinson Wants to Boost Star Power with ‘Tenet’ and ‘Batman,’ Which Bodes Well for His Indies

After spending years solely working on independent films, Robert Pattinson will be starring in two mega-blockbusters.

The upcoming July release of Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet” marks Pattinson’s first studio tentpole since he said goodbye to the “Twilight” franchise in 2012.

The actor is also playing Bruce Wayne/Batman in Matt Reeves’ 2021 comic book tentpole “The Batman.” Why the sudden return to studio films? Pattinson said in a new GQ interview it has everything to do with bringing “commercial viability” back to this career.“I started the beginning of last year with no job,” Pattinson said.

“And I was calling my agent and just being like — I had gotten good reviews in stuff — and I was like, ‘What the fuck? I thought this was a pretty good year, and I’m fucking starting the year like I’ve just done a pile of trash.’”Pattinson’s agent told him that “everyone

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