Warner Bros. announced during CinemaCon that Batman 2 is in development, although no official name has been given.
Returning director Matt Reeves has announced he will be writing and directing a sequel to the hit superhero film. Also returning, of course, are Robert Pattinson as Bruce Wayne/Batman and Zoë Kravitz as Catwoman. No release date or further details were given.
«Success Batman it was a real team effort,” Reeves said at CinemaCon. “We wouldn’t have been able to get to this place without…theatrical experience. As a lifelong movie fan, I appreciate what you do.»
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Batman Starring Robert Pattinson as the titular Dark Knight, Zoë Kravitz as Selina Kyle/Catwoman, Paul Dano as The Riddler, Jeffrey Wright as GCPD’s James Gordon, John Turturro as Carmine Falcone, Peter Sarsgaard as Gotham County District Prosecutor Gil Coulson, Andy Serkis as Alfred Pennyworth and Colin Ferrell as Oswald Cobblepot/Penguin. It will also feature Barry Keoghan, Jamie Lawson, Alex Furns and twins Max and Charlie Carver.
“Two years of wandering the streets as a Batman who strikes fear into the hearts of criminals has landed Bruce Wayne deep in the shadows of Gotham City. With only a few reliable allies – Alfred Pennyworth, Lieutenant James Gordon – among the corrupt network of city officials and dignitaries, the lone avenger has established himself as the only embodiment of revenge among his fellow citizens, ”the synopsis reads.
When a killer targets Gotham’s elite with a series of sadistic machinations, a trail of mysterious clues sends the World’s Greatest Detective to investigate the underworld, where he runs into characters such as Selina Kyle (aka Catwoman), Oswald Cobblepot (aka Penguin ), Carmine Falcone and Edward Nashton, aka the Riddler. As the evidence begins to close in on the case and the scope of the perpetrator’s plans becomes clear, Batman must forge new relationships, unmask the perpetrator, and bring justice to the abuse of power and corruption that has plagued Gotham City for a long time.»
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Batman Directed by Matt Reeves from a screenplay he co-wrote with Peter Craig. Reeves is also currently developing several HBO Max series that will be set in the film’s universe. This includes the Penguin series starring Colin Farrell.