Originally Posted by Blitzkrieg Bop
"Realism" has tainted superheroes and I'm sick of that question. Robin is not some huge plausibility question. It's been accepted for decades that Batman and Robin fight side by side and that Robin is a kid. The question of his safety is certainly something that can be brought up but it is not a true hurdle writers would have to jump over to put him in the movie.
Also for decades Robin has been held as an absurd character. It's not realism that I care for but a realistic tone, or just the image of a a seriously portrayed Batman next to him.