Robert Pattinson Calls ‘The Batman’ Movie Rating a ‘Disaster’

Robert Pattinson has declared that the age score presented to The Batman in the U.K. is “a disaster.”

In a clip that is likely viral on Twitter, Pattinson finds out for the duration of an interview that no just one down below the age of 15 will be equipped to see his superhero motion picture in a British cinema.

A journalist for the internet site Unilad, Cameron Frew, broke the news to the British actor and his co-star Zoë Kravitz on display. In the clip posted by Frew, Pattinson seems incredulous.

“Is it? No way. What took place?” he asked, laughing. “I didn’t even know.”

He jokingly additional, “Oh no, it’s a disaster,” then asked: “Dark Knight wasn’t a 15?”

Kravitz, unfamiliar with the British system, attempted to decide what the American equal would be. Pattinson stated that a 15 ranking is equivalent to PG-13 but even extra rigorous, as individuals beneath the age of 15 won’t be allowed to see The Batman in theaters with their mothers and fathers. Kravitz replied: “Oh wow.”

The British Board of Film Classification determines ratings in the U.K. and deemed The Batman a 15 movie since it consists of “powerful threat” and violence.

In Belfast, nevertheless, regional authorities have specified the movie a particular score of 15A, that means people less than the age of 15 can go in with their moms and dads. In the U.S. the motion picture is rated PG-13. Christian Bale’s flip as Batman in the 2008 movie The Dim Knight was rated 12 in the U.K.

Pattinson’s startled response has prompted hundreds of replies and retweets, as effectively as thousands of likes. Replying to Frew’s clip, @BetgeriYash posted a screenshot and wrote: “This has so much meme probable.”

A further Twitter user, @johnnyboyfilmf1, compared the image to a recent meme of Timothée Chalamet’s psyched reaction in an interview even though Zendaya was sitting future to him hunting unimpressed.

The Batman is in theaters now, with Pattinson and Kravitz starring along with Colin Farrell, Paul Dano, Jeffrey Wright, John Turturro and Peter Sarsgaard. Matt Reeves (War for the World of the Apes) directed the motion picture and co-wrote the script along with Peter Craig (The Town).

The film has been achieved with broadly positive assessments, nevertheless some critics have explained Pattinson’s effectiveness as the most “emo” interpretation of Batman nevertheless.

The Batman tale will guide immediately into a HBO spin-off sequence for Farrell’s character Penguin. It will be the 2nd DC Comics series to spin off from one particular of its new motion pictures just after John Cena’s effective change in Peacemaker adopted The Suicide Squad.

Robert Pattinson reacts to The Batman
A even now picture from the Unilad job interview as Robert Pattinson reacts to the age rating for his film “The Batman.”
Jonathan Olley/Twitter @FrewFilm / Warner Bros. Photographs