Robert Pattinson Tried and Failed to Lie to Christopher Nolan About Batman Audition

The hush-hush atmosphere of any Christopher Nolan set means the director knows a thing or two about keeping a secret.

As revealed in a new feature on “Tenet” in The Irish Times, star Robert Pattinson said he tried to sneak away from the set, blaming a “family emergency,” for a screen test for Matt Reeves’ “The Batman.” But Nolan, evidently, knew what he was up to immediately.“It’s funny because Chris is so secretive about everything to do with his movies,” Pattinson, who was cast in “The Batman” at the end of May in 2019 when “Tenet” began filming, told The Irish Times.

“And then I had to be really secretive about ‘Batman’ stuff.

So I had to lie to Chris about having to go for a screen test — I said I had a family emergency.

And as soon as I said ‘it’s a family emergency’ he said: ‘You’re doing the Batman audition,

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