Holy remake, Batman! DC Comics fans are getting another version of the Caped Crusader, this time from Planet of the Apes director Matt Reeves. In May 2019, news hit that Twilight actor in the upcoming movie The Batman.
On Jan. 27, Reeves posted a tweet revealing that Day One of filming of The Batman had begun.
Actor Colin Farrell will play Batman villain Oswald Cobblepot — best known as Penguin — on Jan. 6, 2020 via Twitter. Actor John Turturro will play Batman villain and Gotham mob boss Carmine Falcone, on Nov. 22, 2019.
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Everything we know about The Batman movie
No details about The Batman have been officially revealed other than the cast and the director.
However, with Turturro cast as Falcone, this could mean that The Batman will follow The Long Halloween comic book storyline where Falcone hires Batman’s Rogue’s Gallery (Catwoman, Joker, Mad Hatter, Penguin, Poison Ivy, Scarecrow and Solomon Grundy) to go after the Caped Crusader.
Who’s making it?
Warner Bros. is distributing the movie, with Matt Reeves directing. Reeves — best known for his work on the most recentsequels — took over The Batman in January 2017.
What we know about the plot
There are no plot details revealed as of yet. Though there is speculation that it might follow The Long Halloween comic books.
When will The Batman be released in theaters?
The Batman debuts in theaters on June 25, 2021.
Meet the cast
Robert Pattinson as Batman
Colin Farrell as Penguin
Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman
Jeffrey Wright as Commissioner Gordon
Paul Dano as Riddler
Andy Serkis – Alfred Pennyworth
John Turturro – Carmine Falcone
This article was originally published on Oct. 14, 2019, and will be updated as news rolls in.