Robert Pattinson will once again don the cape and cowl for Warner Bros’ next DC Extended Universe film, the entertainment company announced in Cinemacon. The actor was radiant as Bruce Wayne in their successful showing of The Batman.
Even though the entertainment giant didn’t give away further details, it reveals that co-writer and director Matt Reeves, Pattinson, “and the whole team will be taking audiences back to Gotham in The Batman 2.”
Reeves expressed his gratitude to the viewers who helped make The Batman one of this year’s most successful motion pictures, grossing over $750 million worldwide – the highest in 2022.
“This is thrilling for me,” Reeves said, further stating that he’s a great admirer of the character and “is excited to jump back into this world for the next chapter.”
Finally, Reeves promised to reveal more information about the movie at another Cinemacon. Therefore, to all bat fans out there, sit tight and relax because you will get what your heart desires.
The Batman was released on March 2, 2022, featuring Robert Pattinson as Bruce Wayne/Batman, Zoe Kravitz as Selina Kyle/Catwoman, Paul Dano as Edward Nashton/Riddler, Jeffrey Wright as James Gordon, John Turturro as Carmine Falcone, Peter Sarsgaard as Gil Colson, Andy Serkis as Alfred Pennyworth, and Colin Farrell as Oswald “Oz” Cobblepot/Penguin. It is a film based on the DC Comics character Batman.
The film follows Batman, who has been protecting Gotham City from crime for two years, discovering corruption amid going after Riddler, a serial killer who aims for Gotham’s elite.
The film was initially set to be released in December 2021 but was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nonetheless, it gathered positive reviews from viewers, who cited strong performances by actors and cinematography. Some criticized the film’s runtime, but overall, people were happy with how things turned out.