Warner Bros. has confirmed that The Batman, their latest superhero smash, will likely be adopted by a sequel. Along with director Matt Reeves, Robert Pattinson, who performed the titular superhero within the first movie, will return for the sequel.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the studio introduced Batman 2 throughout their presentation at CinemaCon on Tuesday night time. “Matt took one of our most recognizable and beloved superheroes and gave him a new lease on life. “With The Batman 2, Matt Reeves, Rob Pattinson, and the entire team will transport fans back to Gotham,” Warner Bros. film president Toby Emmerich acknowledged through the presentation.
Pattinson portrayed Batman, the caped crusader who has been preventing crime in Gotham City for 2 years, discovering corruption whereas chasing down the Riddler (Paul Dano), a serial murderer who targets Gotham’s elite.
Cast members of The Batman
Selina Kyle/Catwoman was performed by Zoe Kravitz, James Gordon was performed by Jeffrey Wright, Carmine Falcone was performed by John Turturro, Gil Colson was performed by Peter Sarsgaard, Alfred Pennyworth was performed by Andy Serkis, and Oswald Cobblepot/Penguin was performed by Colin Farrell.
The movie, which was launched in theatres around the globe in March of this 12 months, has up to now grossed over USD 750 million globally.
Pattinson is eager to additional develop Batman’s character
“I think it’s going to be hard, because [Selina] is not yet Catwoman in the movie, but she is going to become Catwoman, and that will actually put them more and more on opposite sides,” the director mentioned of the longer term dynamic between the 2 in a doable sequel or one other movie inside The Batman universe.
“Yet,” he continued, “the base of what links them will always be there.” “Of course, given the two actors’ wonderful chemistry, there will be a deliciousness to that as well. That’s one of the things I like about them in the comics: you can always tell how much they care for each other, even when they’re on opposing sides.”
Pattinson, for one, instructed ET that he’s wanting to develop the character additional in future Batman episodes, noting that Reeves has rather a lot deliberate for this cinematic universe.