The first official trailer for The Batman is everything one would hope; brutal, action-packed, chills-inciting, and revealing.

Riddler, The Penguin, and Catwoman (if you want to count the anti-heroine as more of a villain) have been confirmed for The Batman, meaning the Caped Crusader will have his hands full with those looking to terrorise Gotham.

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And that in that Batman state, he’s sort of in his best self.”. With Commissioner Gordon, Selina Kyle, and The Penguin all set to play some role in The Batman, expect nothing short of a high-octane thrill ride from start to finish. He’s in Year Two of being Batman.”.

Concept Model Maker Jeff Frost posted some pictures of a model of #TheBatman's Batmobile on his website! It’s now set to open on March 4, 2022.

Also jumping onboard board The Batman is Paul Dano, who will be playing The Riddler. Thank you for signing up to GamesRadar+.

Signing on in October 2019, Kravitz may have beaten several others to the role. Meanwhile, yet another villainous figure is entering the fray: John Turturro will be playing mob boss Carmine Falcone. Save up to £497* a year -Compare Lots of Deals - Switch in Minutes. Robert Pattinson is #TheBatman.

The trailer for the movie was released on August 22 and it included snippets of Robert Pattinson as the new Batman. He’s still a growing legend.

Following the poor critical and commercial response to the film (which is still remembered as one of the worst-ever superhero movies) Batman didn’t return to screens again until Christopher Nolan’s reboot origin story Batman Begins, which starred Christian Bale and sparked two critically-acclaimed sequels – 2008’s The Dark Knight and 2012’s The Dark Knight Rises. "[Gotham's people] wonder, 'That guy sounds a little dangerous.'

"The idea is we go back to Year One," Reeves explained. The news broke just a day after Jonah Hill decided to walk away from talks about playing an unnamed Batman villain, believed to be The Penguin. This Batman certainly likes black and red. By entering your details, you are agreeing to Radio Times privacy policy. To inquire about a licence to reproduce material, visit our Syndication site. Thanks! But there are a couple of some tasty scenes I have in it," he said. What appears to be new shots of The Batmobile have been revealed in a now-removed post on concept artist Jeff Frost's website. Hobbs and Shaw’s Vanessa Kirby was at one time mooted as a frontrunner for the role of Selina Kyle, yet Kravitz won out in the end. Release Date - 2021; Director - Matt Reeves; Country - USA; The Batman is a movie starring Robert Pattinson, Zoë Kravitz, and Colin Farrell. “I guess I felt confident. It's one of the things he will confront in the story.". The Batman had been due for release on 25th June 2021 in both the UK and USA, but has now been pushed back until 1st October 2021 as part of Warner Bros’ coronavirus delays. For other inquiries, Contact Us.

He’s not the golden boy, unlike almost every other comic-book character. Fleshing out the cast further is Catwoman, played by Zoe Kravitz.

In May 2019 Variety reported that The Lighthouse star Robert Pattinson would play Bruce Wayne, the billionaire playboy with a dark origin story and a secret nighttime, crime-busting hobby. Director Matt Reeves has revealed The Batman logo alongside a poster for the movie's then-upcoming FanDome panel in August 2020.

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Following this the character was adapted by Tim Burton for 1989’s Batman and 1992’s Batman Returns, where he was played by Michael Keaton opposite foes like Jack Nicholson’s Joker, Michelle Pfeiffer’s Catwoman and Danny DeVito’s Penguin. Hell to the yes. I wanted to be on the big stage.”.

Pattinson’s Bruce looks almost gothic, with various torturous and conflicted expressions as he apparently struggles to find his place within Gotham’s eco-structure – and begins to build within his early-stages Batcave. Paul Dano has been cast as classic antagonist The Riddler/Edward Nashton, a role which Superbad’s Jonah Hill had previously been in talks for. #EdwardNashton ???? Club reported that twins Max and Charlie Carver had also joined the cast, though there is no confirmation on what roles they’ll be playing. #Gordon ???? Most recently, the idea was used by @ThatKevinSmith and @JimLee… will be very interesting to see if it makes the jump to the big screen.

Batman v Superman established that the Waynes were murdered in 1981, meaning Bruce would have first suited up as Batman in the early or mid-90s. You can unsubscribe at any time. His most famous work to date is Cloverfield, with his work on Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and War for the Planet of the Apes also widely acclaimed. Affleck eventually left the cape and cowl behind, but Reeves stayed and has been helming the project ever since.

We also know the primary antagonist to be Paul Dano's Riddler, and thanks to Reeves, we know not to expect anything similar to Jim Carrey's Riddler. However, he’s now turning his attention to becoming the next Bruce Wayne in DC Comics’ latest reboot – The Batman. Jeffrey Wright (Westworld) has landed the role of Commissioner Gordon (played by Oscar-winner Gary Oldman in the Dark Knight trilogy), with director Matt Reeves confirming the long-rumoured casting in a tweet as well. The delay could mean that The Batman is next to move on WB’s release calendar since that DC movie is also currently scheduled for Oct. 1, 2021. For more information about how we hold your personal data, please see our privacy policy. I feel like they’ve been really distinctive.”, He added that his intension is to create a version of Batman where he’s “not yet fully formed” – “where there’s something to do in this context with who that guy would be in this world today, and to ground him in all of these broken ways.

“They [the friend] said, ‘I think the script is good. Speaking about his upcoming role, Pattinson told The New York Times: “His morality is a little bit off. But there could be more on the way. Receive news and offers from our other brands? It’s got, of course, action, and all that kind of stuff, but at the end of it, it’s incredibly personal for him even though it’s in the story where he’s trying to understand and unravel this mystery.”. The Sun website is regulated by the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). ???? Forbes had also namechecked "Two-Face and a host of other villains" as being scheduled to appear, alongside the then-unconfirmed Riddler and Catwoman.

His "I am vengeance" line in the trailer is perfect, so full marks for that. Watch the #DCFandome Teaser Trailer now.

This service is provided on News Group Newspapers' Limited's Standard Terms and Conditions in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy. People wonder whether he exists. First, the main man: Robert Pattinson will be playing Batman/Bruce Wayne. What evidence is there of that approach? Peter Sarsgaard is joining The Batman as Gotham District Attorney Gil Colson, though a duality-themed Instagram post has fans wondering whether he'll be playing Two-Face. In May 2019, Deadline reported that director Matt Reeves had two people on his Batman wishlist: Robert Pattinson and Nicholas Hoult, who had previous superhero experience as Beast in X-Men. “It needs to look like he can move, but it’s still evolving. I have a certain amount in the film. Fortunately, work on The Batman could resume in the UK very soon, as Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden MP announced that major productions will be able to film in England as long as they operate in a tightly controlled “bubble” – and it looks like production could be back underway again in September, with Deadline reporting that filming was set to recommence. But as that story starts to come out, without being an origin tale for him, it ends up being something that touches on his origins. Frost, who has worked with Warner Bros. before on Batman v Superman, has shown off a mini model of Bats' souped-up ride, including the backend. Instead of looking all over the place for it, we’ve done the hard yards and compiled all the latest news into one place for our guide to The Batman. We can also expect an "emotional connection between Alfred and Bruce,” Alredy actor Andy Serkis told LADBible. The character also appeared in Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight trilogy, portrayed by Tom Wilkinson in Batman Begins. News, photos, videos and full episode guide, When is The Batman released?

#TheBatman#CameraTest, — Matt Reeves (@mattreevesLA) February 13, 2020. We also got first-look glances at two other antagonists: Catwoman and the Penguin. Plus, see how Bats has fared previously in our newly-updated list of the best superhero movies, in this multiverse or the next.

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He continued, “And that is when the murders start to happen, and then the murders begin to describe sort of the history of Gotham in a way that only reinforces what he knows about Gotham, but it opens up a whole new world of corruption that goes much farther. Ben Affleck was originally due to star in the film, but after the divided response to Batman v Superman and Justice League, he’s hanging up his cape and cowl, leaving a Batmobile-sized hole in the DC Extended Universe. In the comics, Batman melts down the gun and uses the metal for his chest plate, so this will be a new take on how Bruce incorporates the gun into his costume. But all of these stars can't get equal screen time, right? While Zoe Kravitz wears what looks like an early iteration of the iconic Catwoman costume, suggesting that she, like Pattinson’s Batman, is in the earlier stages of her career.