Massive information for Batman followers broke this weekend, as DC shared a primary trailer for the upcoming film The Batman, starring Robert Pattinson within the titular position. The trailer was proven at DC’s on-line FanDome occasion on August 22 as a part of The Batman panel with director Matt Reeves.
From the seems to be of the trailer, the film appears to be darkish, dirty, and grim, with many of the introduction specializing in a brutal crime scene with scribbled taunts to Batman and blood splattered on the partitions. Followers of Westworld will acknowledge Jeffrey Wright as Commissioner Gordon from his position as Bernard, and there are additionally brief glimpses of different characters together with Zoe Kravtiz as Catwoman and John Turturro as Carmine Falcone, Gotham’s resident mob boss.
A lot of the plot revealed within the trailer appears to revolve round The Riddler, performed by Paul Dano, who in earlier Batman tales has been portrayed most frequently as a goofy lover of mysteries who’s determined for Batman’s consideration. However the model of Riddler on this film seems to be to be significantly darker in tone, with him staging brutal murders and taunting Batman to determine his identification.
And as for the Batman himself, maybe the largest shock of the trailer shouldn’t be the brand new model of the traditional darkish Batman costume or the candy turbo-charged Batmobile, however Pattinson’s tackle Bruce Wayne. In distinction to Christian Bale’s polished and charming playboy from the Darkish Knight trilogy, this model of Wayne seems to be like a large number, unkempt and shaggy, and recalling that emo part all of us went by way of as youngsters.
Different names we are able to anticipate to see within the film embrace Colin Farrell as traditional Batman villain The Penguin, Andy Serkis as Bruce’s loyal butler Alfred Pennyworth, Peter Sarsgaard as Gotham District Lawyer Gil Colson, and Jayme Lawson as Gotham Metropolis mayoral candidate Bella Reál. There have been rumors swirling round because the post-credits scene of Justice League that fan-favorite villain Deathstroke could make an look as nicely, however there’s no affirmation of this to date.
The film had initially been slated for launch subsequent summer time, nevertheless it needed to be delayed because of the pandemic. The brand new launch date is about for subsequent yr on October 1, 2021, and when you’re ready you possibly can take a look at the whole lot we learn about The Batman to date.