The commercial, critical and audience success has brought future projects to The Batman from Warner Bros. and DC. In addition to working on a spinoff series centered on The Penguin played by Colin Farrell, with house in HBO Max, The WB has confirmed that a sequel, currently called The Batman 2, which will feature the return of Robert Pattinson as Batman/Bruce Wayneand that of Matt Reeves as director and writer.
The news was announced from the CinemaCon 2022 stage, where the studio held a panel through which it announced everything related to upcoming and future projects. These were the words of Toby Emmerich of WB (via THR):
“Matt Reeves, Rob Pattinson and the entire team will take audiences back to Gotham with The Batman 2.”
At the moment, no details about the plot of the sequel have been released.
And in case you missed Reeves’ feature film in theaters, we tell you that The Batman has been available on HBO Max since April 18. The film became a box-office hit, accumulate in the global box office more than $700 millionand earn the title as the third highest-grossing film in times of pandemic.
OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS THE BATMAN:
“Two years of stalking the streets as Batman (Robert Pattinson), striking fear into the hearts of criminals, have driven Bruce Wayne deep into the shadows of Gotham City. With only a few trusted allies, Alfred Pennyworth (Andy Serkis), Lieutenant James Gordon (Jeffrey Wright), among the city’s corrupt network of officials and high-profile figures, the lone vigilante has established himself as the sole embodiment of revenge among his fellow citizens.
“When a killer targets Gotham’s elite with a series of sadistic machinations, a trail of cryptic clues sends the world’s greatest detective on an underworld investigation, where he encounters the likes of Selina Kyle/aka Catwoman (Zoe Kravitz)Oswald Cobblepot / aka the Penguin (Colin Farrell), Carmine Falcone (John Turturro) and Edward Nashton / aka the Riddler (Paul Dano).
As the evidence begins to come closer to home and the scale of the perpetrator’s plans becomes clear, Batman must forge new relationships, unmask the culprit and bring justice to the abuse of power and corruption that has long plagued Gotham. City.”