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Batman: The Definitive History of the Dark Knight in Comics, Film, and Beyond - AMAZON

Batman Movie 2021

Log of news on the coming Matt Reeves film

Reeves was named as director Feb 23, 2017. There was a period of time when he quit the film before rejoining production.


  • Batman (Robert Pattinson)
  • The Penguin (Colin Farrell)
  • Catwoman (Zoë Kravitz)
  • Alfred Pennyworth (Andy Serkis)
  • The Riddler (Paul Dano)
  • James Gordon (Jeffrey Wright)
  • Carmine Falcone (John Turturro)

(who is gonna play Bat-Mite?)

April 2020: Like most film projects around the world, The Batman shutdown for the pandemic with approx 25% of the film shot.

The Batman movie resumes production

At this rate, we'll get to see Pattinson (as Bruce Wayne/Batman) literally age as we watch the finished movie as it will be made up of scenes shot over a longer and longer period of time.

Story at SF Gate

September 17, 2020

Catwoman to have ‘Strong Femininity’ in coming Batman movie

Zoe Kravitz

Isn't the claim kind of redundant? Story at Indie Wire

Batman film to ape Joker?

With Joker piling up the Academy Award nominations (beating out the previous most nominated superhero film which was The Dark Knight) and considering Jokers $1 billion dollar boxoffice, the impact it is having on the future of superhero movies, particularly and obviously DC/Warner superhero movies, is becoming evident. Declarations that the next Batman movie will be going in Jokeresque directions seems to be manifesting with the people attached to the project driving media headlines like "Robert Pattinson Is Ready to Push The Batman in a Really Crazy New Direction - Movieweb."


Peter Sarsgaard says The Batman has an edge - MSN News

Peter Sarsgaard says The Batman filled with the power of chaos - Comicbook Movie

Coming Batman movie loading up with supervillains

Shades of Schumacher

November 5, 2019

Media (article at Deadline Hollywood) is saying Colin Farrell could join cast as Penguin. If so, that brings the super villain count to three. The cast now stands as:

Rob Pattinson as Batman/Bruce Wayne

Paul Dano as The Riddler

Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman

Jeffrey Wright as Commish Gordon

Three villains gives me a flashback to Joel Schumacher's Batman and Robin which also was a three-villain fest (Mr. Freeze, Poison Ivy and Bane) and is usually considered the poorest Batman film of all time.

Everything Batman in entertainment news means these kinds of articles:

October 2019

"Robert Pattinson Reveals His 'Piratey' Batman Voice Will Be Inspired by Willem Dafoe " - MSN News

"Robert Pattinson Wants His Batman To Be 'Frightening'" - Cinema Blend

"Robert Pattinson wants to lose himself in Batman role" - MSN News

Batman cast confirmed

Zoe Kravitz - Catwoman and Robbie Pattinson - BatmanJeffrrey Wright and Paul Dano

Matt Reeves' BATMAN cast:

Robert Pattinson is Batman

Zoe Kravitz is Catwoman

Jeffrey Wright is Commissioner Gordon

Paul Dano is The Riddler

Batman Movie News

September 4, 2019: Robert Pattinson as Bruce Wayne, blah blah blah:

Vanity Fair - He's "f*cking furious!"

Indie Wire - He "got furious!"

Variety - "The pressure of being Batman"

USA Today - "He's relieved"

MSN News - "He's unfazed!"

Batman: Pierce Brosnan as Alfred? goes over the rumours, and the pros and cons of it really happening.

Bat-Man back-lash

July 2019

Complaints and defense of Robert Pattinson (famous for Twilight) being cast as Bruce Wayne/Batman at Salon (via Michael Uslan, longtime Batman movie concierge at Warner Bros). Pattinson is working on Chris Nolan's Tenet movie currently and was going to next be doing a Souvenir sequel with Joana Hogg, but is apparently skipping that and (according to going straight into Matt Reeves' The Batman, the big "tent pole" movie for Warner scheduled for June 2021.

The 2021 Superhero Movie Schedule

Delayed movies of 2021 list

The Dustbin of cancelled comic book films

The proposed 2020 superhero movie slate

Top Earning Comic Book Movies List

Batmen year One

Batman: Year One (Batman (1940-2011) - Amazon

Batman Amazon Streaming

Batman Begins – Amazon Streaming

Batman (1989) – Amazon Streaming

The Dark Knight – Amazon Streaming

Batman: Soul of the Dragon – Amazon Streaming

The Dark Knight Rises – Amazon Streaming

Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice – Amazon Streaming

Batman Returns – Amazon Streaming

Batman & Robin (1997) – Amazon Streaming

The LEGO Batman Movie – Amazon Streaming

Batman: Death in the Family (Blu-ray + Digital) – Amazon Streaming

More Batman on this website


All the Batmen

Adam West - Batman for All Time

All the Batmen - actors who played the Dark Knight

Batman Movie 2021

Batman 1989 - Tim Burton

Batman Begins 2005

Batman Forever 1995

Batman and Robin 1997 - The greatest superhero film of all time

Batman Family - the past and future of Batman

Batman Returns 1992 - Tim Burton II

Batman V Superman Dawn of Failure

Batman vs. Batman

Batman the Billion Dollar Hero

Bob Kane

Dark Knight Viral Marketing

Dark Knight Movie Log

Dark Knight Rises

Dark Knight DVD Sales

Detective Comics #27 - First Batman appearance

Jerry Robinson

Joker Movie Log 2019

Joker the Movie 2019

The Joker

Joker Graphic Novel by Azzarello

Is the Bat-suit funny looking, and Mask of the Phantasm


The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide Volume 50 – Spider-Man/Spawn

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