Meanwhile screenwriter Matt Tomlin weighs in on how his next superhero project, the Robert Pattinson-starring reboot "The Batman," takes a new lens to the Caped Crusader story.
Robert Pattinson told Christopher Nolan his Batman screen test was "a family emergency."
Gotham City is coming to HBO Max. The streaming service has given a series commitment for a spinoff of Matt Reeves’ upcoming “The Batman” that will be set inside the Gotham City Police Department.Per HBO Max, the untitled series “will build upon the motion picture’s examination of the anatomy of corruption in Gotham City.”“Boardwalk Empire” creator Terence Winter will write the project, with Reeves and his 6th and Idaho production company producing with Warner Bros. TV. Reeves and Winter will executive produce alongside “The Batman” producer Dylan Clark.Also Read: 'The Batman' Director Matt Reeves Signs Overall TV Deal With Warner BrosReeves is helming Warner Bros.’ newest take on the Caped Crusader, which will see Robert Pattinson take over the role. “The Batman” is scheduled to hit theaters in October 2021, and also stars Zoe Kravitz, Paul Dano, Colin Farrell, John Turturro, Jeffrey Wright, Peter Sarsgard and Andy Serkis. It is not clear yet if any of the film’s cast will appear in this new series, though Wright is portraying Police Commissioner Jim Gordon.“This is an amazing opportunity, not only to expand the vision of the world I am creating in the film, but to explore it in the kind of depth and detail that only a longform format can afford — and getting to work with the incredibly talented Terence Winter, who has written so insightfully and powerfully about worlds of crime and corruption, is an absolute dream,” said Reeves.The series would be the second to focus on the Gotham police, following Fox’s “Gotham” which starred Ben McKenzie as Gordon in the days before Bruce Wayne became Batman. It joins other DC Comics-based TV projects at HBO Max, that include a “Green Lantern” series from Geoff Johns, a J.J. Abrams-produced “Justice League Dark” and an animated Aquaman show. Elizabeth Banks the executive producing the comedy “DC Super Hero High” as well.“We are so fortunate to have such great partners in Matt, Dylan, and Terry and unprecedented access to a wealth of IP from our partners at Warner Bros. and DC,” said Sarah Aubrey, head of original content, HBO Max.Along with creating “Boardwalk Empire,” Winter co-created the short-lived “Vinyl” and served as a writer, director and executive producer on “The Sopranos.”The HBO Max series will also be executive produced by 6th & Idaho’s Daniel Pipski and Adam Kassan; Rafi Crohn will co-executive produce. Warner Bros. International Television Distribution will distribute the series globally.Read original story TV Spinoff of ‘The Batman’ About Gotham City PD in the Works at HBO Max At TheWrap
With San Diego Comic-Con canceled this year, DC will hold its own virtual fan gathering in August to showcase upcoming superhero movies and TV shows.
Warner Bros. has shaken up the release calendar for many of its upcoming films -- including "The Batman" and "The Sopranos" prequel, titled "The Many Saints of Newark." "The Batman," starring Robert Pattinson and directed by Matt Reeves, was originally expected to debut June 25, 2021, and will now launch in theaters on Oct. 1, […]
"The Batman" director reveals multiple image of costumed star Robert Pattinson behind the wheel of the latest version of classic car.
Warner Bros has revealed the first look of Robert Pattinson as the Dark Knight in the upcoming film “The Batman” from Matt Reeves.Check out the video above of Pattinson’s camera test, released Thursday by WB.Production is currently underway in the United Kingdom.The cast includes Zoe Kravitz as Selina Kyle, a.k.a. Catwoman, Paul Dano as Edward Nashton, also known as the Riddler and John Turturro is playing Carmine Falcone. TheWrap previously reported that Andy Serkis is in talks to play Alfred Pennyworth and that Colin Farrell is in talks to star as The Penguin. Jeffrey Wright is playing Commissioner Gordon, Peter Saarsgard is playing the role of Wasserman, while Jayme Lawson is set to star as well.Also Read: Peter Sarsgaard Joins Robert Pattinson, Zoe Kravitz in Matt Reeves' 'The Batman'Reeves has described his film as a “defining” and “very personal” story about the Dark Knight, rather than an origin story in the vein of Frank Miller’s beloved “Year One” series. According to insiders with knowledge of the project, Reeves’ film will explore Bruce Wayne’s second year as the Dark Knight detective.“The Batman” will be released on June 25, 2021.Read original story ‘The Batman': First Look at Robert Pattinson as The Dark Knight (Video) At TheWrap
John Turturro is set to join the cast of Matt Reeves and Warner Bros.' "The Batman" starring Robert Pattinson. Reeves announced on Twitter that Turturro would be playing Carmine Falcone, the Gotham City gangster and adversary to the Caped Crusader. He joins a cast that includes Zoe Kravitz, who will play Selina Kyle aka Catwoman, […]
Actor teases "really awesome idea" for his Caped Crusader costume, shares the advice he got from Christopher Nolan, and explains the subtle terror of his buzzy new film.
Paul Dano is in talks to join Robert Pattinson in Matt Reeves and Warner Bros. "The Batman," sources tell Variety. Though the studio would not confirm the role, insiders believe that Dano would be playing the classic comic book villain The Riddler. Dano's casting comes on the heels of Jonah Hill turning down an offer […]
EXCLUSIVE: We hear that the two-time Oscar nominee Jonah Hill is no longer in talks to play the villain in Warner Bros' reboot of The Batman starring Robert Pattinson. Essentially, talks broke down, which happens on big pics like these. We originally broke the news that Hill was in talks to play a villain in the […]
"Joker" director Todd Phillips isn't optimistic when it comes to a future meeting between Joaquin Phoenix's Joker and Robert Pattinson's recently announced Batman "No, definitely not," he told Variety when asked if the pair would appear in a future film together. Although that doesn't mean "Joker" will be the last film to feature the DC […]
Reports emerge over the weekend that publisher is working on launching African-American version of its signature hero.
He's going from sex symbol to bat symbol. Sources tell Variety that Robert Pattinson is in negotiations to play "The Batman" in Matt Reeves' forthcoming superhero film, which hits theaters June 25, 2021. While sources say it's not yet a done deal, Pattinson is the top choice and it's expected to close shortly. Warner Bros. […]
EXCLUSIVE: Warner Bros. is dating their next rendition of Batman for June 25, 2021. This is the one that Matt Reeves has been attached to as writer and director. Ben Affleck, we hear, will not be donning the Dark Knight's tights after playing the Caped Crusader in Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, Suicide Squad and Justice League and that's because this movie will focus on a younger Bruce Wayne. Reeves boarded Batman in February 2017, taking over for Affleck who was…
From “Aquaman” to “Wonder Woman 1984” to “Suicide Squad 2,” here's where every DC movie stands following the recent behind-the-scenes tumult.
It seems like Ben Affleck’s future as Batman is up in the air, actor says he’s only “contemplating” reprising the role in Matt Reeves’ “The Batman”
Director of the upcoming Caped Crusader flick will be a standalone Bat-story; Ben Affleck still attached to star.
Warner Bros. working on plans for Ben Affleck’s Batman to exit gracefully, source tells THR, addressing change in some shape or form in an upcoming DC film
'War for the Planet of the Apes' director Matt Reeves on MTV podcast says he's 'starting again' on 'The Batman,' promising a 'new story,' not Ben Affleck's
He says, "I want to make sure you are experiencing something from the perspective of the main character in the story. I'm a huge Hitchcock fan — I like the idea of being immersed in that perspective."
Joe Manganiello, set to play villain Deathstroke in 'The Batman,' describes on MTV podcast how his serious discussions for Superman role got derailed