Peter Sarsgaard has joined the cast of Matt Reeves’ “The Batman,” the director tweeted on Friday.“Oh… Hi, Peter…,” the filmmaker tweeted alongside a gif of Sarsgaard, as well as the bat emoji often associated with the film.Specifics of the role were not specified. Robert Pattinson is set to star as the Dark Knight, while Zoe Kravitz has been cast as Selina Kyle, a.k.a. Catwoman and Paul Dano has been cast as Edward Nashton, also known as the Riddler. John Turturro is playing Carmine Falcone. TheWrap previously reported that Andy Serkis was in talks to play Alfred Pennyworth and that Colin Farrell was in talks to star as The Penguin. Jeffrey Wright is playing Commissioner Gordon, while Jayme Lawson is set to star as well.Also Read: John Turturro to Play Carmine Falcone in Matt Reeves' 'The Batman'Reeves took over the directing gig after Ben Affleck stepped away from the role. Affleck was also expected to play Batman again but then said he would be hanging up the cape for good. Reeves has since described the 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.Sarsgaard most recently starred in “Human Capital,” “The Sound of Silence” and “Loving Pablo,” and will next be seen in “Harry Haft” and “Ready to Ride: A Musical Homecoming.” His other credits include “Jackie,” ‘Black Mass,” “Green Lantern,” “Shattered Glass,” “The Looming Tower” and “The Slap.”Sarsgaard is represented by WME, Anonymous Content and ID Public Relations.Also Read: 'Joker' Crosses $1 Billion at Global Box Office“The Batman” will be released on June 25, 2021.See Reeves’ tweet below.Oh… Hi, Peter… ???? pic.twitter.com/GsS2ktuWxE— Matt Reeves (@mattreevesLA) December 6, 2019Read original story Peter Sarsgaard Joins Robert Pattinson, Zoe Kravitz in Matt Reeves’ ‘The Batman’ At TheWrap
Colin Farrell is in talks to play Penguin in Matt Reeves’ “The Batman,” an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap.Robert Pattinson is set to star as the Dark Knight. On Tuesday, TheWrap reported that Andy Serkis is in talks to play Alfred Pennyworth in the movie that also stars Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman and Paul Dano as Riddler.Reeves took over as director after Ben Affleck stepped away from the role. Reeves has since described the 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.Also Read: Andy Serkis in Talks to Play Alfred Pennyworth in Matt Reeves' 'The Batman' (Exclusive)Previously, Jonah Hill was reportedly the frontrunner to play the antagonist the Penguin. However, he was then in talks for Riddler, until he completely stepped away from the project. Another name previously floated for the role of Penguin was Seth Rogen.The character first made his appearance in “Detective Comics 58” in December 1941 — he is one of Batman’s biggest enemies, a Gotham City mobster and crime boss. The Riddler first appeared in “Detective Comics 140” in October 1948 and is a criminal mastermind in Gotham City who likes to incorporate riddles and puzzles into his schemes. He is also one of Batman’s biggest foes.Also Read: Zoe Kravitz Cast as Catwoman in Matt Reeves' 'The Batman'Reeves and Mattson Tomlin wrote the screenplay, and the film is being produced by Reeves and “Planet of the Apes” collaborator Dylan Clark. Michael E. Uslan is executive producing. It is set to start filming in January in the U.K.“The Batman” will be released on June 25, 2021.Deadline first reported the news.Read original story ‘The Batman': Colin Farrell in Talks to Play Penguin At TheWrap
Colin Farrell’s son doesn’t understand Trump’s political views. If there’s one good thing to come out of this crazy election, it’s that we got to hear about Colin Farrell’s conversations with his 7-year-old son about politics. The always charming Irishman, 40, appeared on Thursday’s Ellen DeGeneres Show and talked about the 2016 election.