Batman has been one of the greatest and famous superheroes of all time. The character is portraying in movies, comics, web-series, comics, video-games, and merchandise for years. The latest addition to the live-screen adaptation of Batman comes from The Batman 2021 movie. The movie comes after Ben Affleck stepped down from playing the character anymore in the DCEU. Even though DC’s shared universe has experienced many bumpy roads, their stand-alone movies have been a superhit on box-office. And The Batman is the new trilogy of the character after Christian Bale’s Dark Knight Rises movies.
Here is everything to know about the upcoming Batman Movie.
The Batman Release Date
The movie is going to release on June 25, 2021, initially but was postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. But The Batman will now hit the big screens on October 1, 2021. The Batman will not have any connection to the continuing DCUE storyline and is an independent property from DCEU’s shared universe.
According to the makers, the film is the first part of the upcoming trilogy that would come in forthcoming years. Back in July 2020, HBO Max started working on a series revolving around the corruption and state of Gotham City and GCPD. This series was tie directly into the movie. However, on August 21, 2020, during the DC FanDome event, the makers announced that the series is a prequel to the film. And the series will explore the first year of Batman from a crooked cop in the GCPD, who constantly battle for his soul.
The Batman Cast
It is safe to say that Batman is a superhero with the highest number of on-screen adaptations ever. Almost a dozen actors have taken up the mantle of Batman over the years. The latest addition to the list in Twilight famed Robert Pattinson. The other famous characters from comics include Catwoman and Riddler. Here are some names of the actors that will appear in the film. Robert Pattinson as Bruce Wayne/ Batman. Zoe Kravitz as Selina Kyle/ Catwoman. Paul Dano as Edward Nashton/ Riddler. Colin Farrell as Oswald “Oz” Cobblepot / Penguin. And Jeffrey Wright, John Turturro, Peter Sarsgaard, Barry Keoghan, and Jayme Lawson is also there in the cast.
What is the Plot of the Upcoming Trailer and, Do We Have a Trailer Yet?
Unlike the previous versions Batman movies, the filmmaker has decided to skip the whole origin stuff of Batman altogether, and instead take up the story from his second year as Batman.
The movie will follow Bruce Wayne’s second year as Batman as he explores the corruption that plagues the Gotham City and its tie to his own family. In addition, he must stop the riddle obsessed serial killer known as The Riddler.
At DC FanDome, Warner Bros. released an official trailer for the movie showing Robert Pattinson taking up the badass mantle of Batman.
As we all know that the film industry is widely affecting due to the Covid-19 pandemic. So, fans have to wait patiently. Till then, stay tuned to remain updated with all the news about the entertainment industry.