Batman star and would-be Final Fantasy fan Robert Pattinson recalled his first love as a gamer while promoting Matt Reeves’ film.
Long before becoming The BatmanRobert Pattinson was like many other millennials who grew up playing Final Fantasy 7 on their PlayStation, and the game seems to have left a lasting impression on the actor who recently described Aerith and Tifa as his first love.
Of course, Pattinson was also the first love of many after rising to fame through his role as Edward Cullen in the dusk saga, and even though a long time has passed, The Batman put the English actor in the same kind of spotlight he was. However, although Pattinson had some trouble finding his inner Batman at first and initial criticism of him as Bruce Wayne, public opinion has changed dramatically since the film’s premiere.
As part of its efforts to promote The Batman ahead of its release this week, the actor reminded Clique of his early acting days with Final Fantasy and how he completely fell in love with Aerith and Tifa, much to Zoe Kravitz’s dismay. Pattinson’s conceptualization Final Fantasy 7 as a grown man seems to define the game as a love triangle between Cloud, Tifa, and Aerith. However, he might be right to call the latter’s death the watershed moment when “every guy finds out what love is.”
It’s clear that Kravitz is completely out of his comfort zone when it comes to this topic. Nonetheless, she’s able to point out the silliness in her co-star’s childhood conundrum as a simple choice between the magical girl who heals everything and the sexy one in the short skirt. In the past, Pattinson has been known to use interviews as a huge misdirection game, but this isn’t the first time he’s been mentioned. Final Fantasy or Aerith, so maybe this could be one of his most honest interviews.
The 35 year old player Final Fantasy fan wraps up the film’s press tour, and judging by early reviews and impressions in the media, it seems Pattinson has figured out his mission to The Batman. Reeves’ film had already won over audiences with its trailer, particularly for the realistic, grounded tone it aims for, which he hopes will eclipse what Christopher Nolan did with his trilogy in this regard.
It’s a mystery if Pattinson played the recent Final Fantasy 7 Remakebut unlike Reeves, who is in no rush to do The Batman next, it seems FF7 Remake Part 2 could be ready to be revealed by Square Enix later this year.
The Batman is scheduled for March 4, 2022.
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