The Batman Movie 2022 – Review, Cast, Release Date & Production

The Batman Movie 2022 – Review, Cast, Release Date & Production

The Batman is an American superhero film directed by Matt Reeves, set for release in 2022. This is the ninth batsman-centric film created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger. He's not part of the DC Cinematic Universe, like One Time Told.

This film stars Robert Pattinson as the title role of Batman, Zoë Kravitz as Catwoman, Paul Dano as the Sphinx, and Jeffrey Wright as Commissioner James Gordon.

Production

After being cast as Batman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), Ben Affleck began developing a character-centric film with Geoff Johns, initially having to direct, write, produce and play the lead role. In February 2017, Affleck left the film's directing and writing to focus on his portrayal of Batman. Matt Reeves took over as director and screenwriter the following month, rewriting the story to focus on a younger Batman, with the intent of exploring the character's investigative abilities to a greater extent than previous film releases.

In January 2019, Affleck left the role, declaring himself dissatisfied with the script he was writing with Geoff Johns and that he would no longer play Batman. In May 2019, Robert Pattinson was cast as the new lead actor. It was also revealed that the film would not be a prequel and that this new version of the character would have no connection to the one seen in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League.

Wiki / Info

Original title

The Batman

Director

Matt Reeves

Screenplay

Matt Reeves and Mattson Tomlin, after the characters of Bill Finger and Bob Kane

Costumes

David Crossman, Glyn Dillion and Jacqueline Durran

Photography

Greig Fraser

Music

Michael Giacchino

Production

Matt Reeves, Micheal E. Uslan and Dylan Clark

Production companies

DC Films and 6th & Idaho Productions

Distribution companies

Warner Bros.

Budget

n/a

Country of origin

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Original language

English

Format

Color

Genres

Superheroes, Action

Release dates

Dates subject to change

France

March 2, 2022

United States

March 4, 2022

The Batman Movie Full Cast

  • Robert Pattinson as Bruce Wayne / Batman
  • Zoë Kravitz as Selina Kyle / Catwoman
  • Paul Dano as Edward Nashton / Sphinx
  • Colin Farrell as Oswald Cobblepot / The Penguin
  • Jeffrey Wright as James Gordon
  • Andy Serkis as Alfred Pennyworth
  • John Turturro as Carmine Falcone
  • Peter Sarsgaard as Gil Colson
  • Jayme Lawson as Bella Reál
  • Charles Carver
  • Max Carver
  • Gil Perez-Abraham

Filming

The filming begins in January 2020 in London. It also takes place in Scotland, particularly in Glasgow Necropolis, a cemetery of the Victorian era of Glasgow. Due to the growing spread of the coronavirus, filming is stopped on March 14, for about two weeks. According to Matt Reeves, only 25% of the film was shot. After several months of stoppage, filming will resume in September 2020.

The Batman Release date

Theatrical distribution US was initially set at 25 June 2021 but was postponed due to the pandemic COVID-19 prior to 1 October 2021, then to March 4, 2022.

The Batman Movie 2022 Promotion

On February 14, 2020, Matt Reeves broadcasts, on his Twitter account, a first glimpse of the Batman costume, worn by Robert Pattinson, and with background music, the music of Michael Giacchino.

On March 4, the famous vigilante's car, the Batmobile, is unveiled in a series of three photographs and the character at his side.

On August 22, during the DC Fandom, three images of the film were released, with Robert Pattinson, then a few hours later, a first teaser trailer, with glimpses of Jeffrey Wright as Jim Gordon, Zoë Kravitz in Catwoman / Selina Kyle, Colin Farrell as Penguin, and Paul Dano as Mystery Man.

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