DC Comics fans are getting another version of the Caped Crusader, this time from Planet of the Apes director Matt Reeves. Twilight actorin the upcoming movie The Batman. Production of the film is back on, Warner Bros. confirmed to Variety on Sept. 17, following a pause earlier in the month after .
Originally expected to debut June 25, 2021, the movie will now launch on Oct. 1, 2021, according to Variety.
At the virtual conventionin August, director Matt Reeves dropped the , which featured Pattinson’s Dark Knight showing off a violent, unrelenting fighting style, but also showed the character as flawed and vulnerable.
“We will see Batman grow, make mistakes… and be flawed,” Reeves said during the panel. “We also get to see him being the world’s greatest detective.”
We also snatched glimpses of Catwoman, Gotham mob boss Carmine Falcone, Alfred Pennyworth (well, we hear his voice, at least), Riddler and Commissioner Gordon. Plus fans got to see and consequently.
Reeves said during the panel that all the villains are just starting out, so we’ll see Catwoman, Penguin and Riddler in the early stages of their criminal endeavors.
Here’s everything we know about the movie.
Fans got a first look atin March 4, as well as in a new video in February.
Actorwill play Batman villain Oswald Cobblepot, best known as Penguin, and actor will play Batman villain and Gotham mob boss Carmine Falcone.
Actor Commissioner Gordon.will play Batman’s butler and friend Alfred Pennyworth. Actor , while actor will play Catwoman (Batman’s nemesis and occasional love interest). Actor Jeffrey Wright will portray
Warner Bros. confirmed that actor Peter Sarsgaard would play the character Gotham District Attorney Gil Colson, and actor Jayme Lawson will be Gotham City mayoral candidate Bella Reál in the new movie.
Everything we know about The Batman movie
No details about The Batman have been officially revealed other than the cast, the director and the trailer.
Plot-wise, the trailer hints Batman will hunt a shadowy killer, following the noir-influenced The Long Halloween comic book storyline that sees Falcone hiring the Rogues Gallery of Batman villains, including Catwoman and Penguin, to take him down.
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 yet, though there’s speculation that it might follow The Long Halloween comic books.
When will The Batman be released in theaters?
The Batman debuts in theaters on Oct. 1, 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
Peter Sarsgaard – District Attorney Gil Colson
Jayme Lawson – Bella Reál
This article was originally published on Oct. 14, 2019, and will be updated as news rolls in.