, 2022-12-27 16:53:00,
The Batman costume designers Glyn Dillon and David Crossman discuss Robert Pattinson’s utilitarian Batsuit and focus on function over fashion.
The Batman’s costume designers break down their approach to Robert Pattinson’s practical and unique Batsuit design. Directed by Matt Reeves, The Batman opened to critical and audience acclaim in March 2022 thanks to its gritty noir-like take on the iconic character. From the time that the first details of the film were revealed, Pattinson’s Batsuit was the subject of much discussion, managing to stand out among the many past takes on the costume.
In an interview with Deadline, The Batman costume designers Glyn Dillon and David Crossman broke down how The Batman’s super practical Batsuit design came to be. They explained Reeves expressed a desire for the Batsuit to be “utilitarian,” preferring function over fashion. With this in mind, Dillon and Crossman made the cape turn into a wingsuit, while the bat symbol doubled as a blade. The cape was made out of Japanese faux leather to add weight, and the suit was crafted using nylon to simulate bulletproof Kevlar. Read what Dillon had to say about the creation of Pattinson’s Batsuit below:
Matt definitely wanted the suit to be utilitarian, and importantly, it had to be a suit that Robert could move and fight in. Practicality and…
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