India, Sept. 9 -- Actor Christian Bale has reacted to the casting of Robert Pattinson as Batman. Bale, who played the superhero in three films directed by Christopher Nolan, expressed his enthusiasm for Pattinson, known internationally for his association with the Twilight films, and then for having appeared in a series of critically acclaimed independent movies.

"Oh, good. Good choice, he's interesting," Bale told Variety during the Toronto International Film Festival. "I'm sure he'll come up with something interesting." His Ford v Ferrari co-star Matt Damon added, "Did you see the Safdie brothers movie that he did? He's fantastic. He's really good." Damon was referring to the crime film Good Time, which generated Oscar buzz for Pattins...