THE BATMAN trailer was released on Saturday and along with it came many surprised. The trailer which first streamed during the DC FanDome gave us our first look at The Riddler, Catwoman and The Penguin. Surprisingly enough, Colin Farrell looks unrecognizable as The Penguin.
According to Matt Reeves, the film will be an original story and an origin story for the various villains with a new take on the Dark Knight. However, Reeves says Chinatown and Taxi Driver are among the film THE BATMAN draws it inspiration from. The director revealed that He wanted to explore a year 2 Batman, who isn’t perfect. He also revealed that Paul Dano playing a version of the Riddler that we’ve never seen before and Zoe Kravitz will bring a new version of Catwoman while still being that recognizable. It was revealed earlier that the film is taking on another earth and will possibly launch a new DC Universe.
The Batman features Robert Pattinson as Bruce Wayne/ Batman, Andy Serkis as Alfred Pennyworth, Jeffrey Wright as James Gordon, Zoë Kravitz as Selina Kyle/ Catwoman, Colin Farrell as Oswald Cobblepot/ The Penguin, Paul Dano as Edward Nashton/ The Riddler, John Turturro as Carmine Falcone and Peter Sarsgaard as District Attorney Gil Colson. The Batman is set to be released in theaters on October 1, 2021.