Matt Reeves‘ The Batman has discovered its Catwoman. Zoe Kravitz (Massive Little Lies) will be a part of Robert Pattinson within the new tackle the Darkish Knight. Not a lot is thought about Reeves’ new Batman film, apart from the truth that it’s going to be one more recent begin for the character, utterly faraway from Ben Affleck’s current DCEU Caped Crusader.
The Wrap is reporting that Zoe Kravitz can be enjoying Catwoman/Selina Kyle within the upcoming The Batman. She’ll be showing alongside Robert Pattinson, who’s enjoying Bruce Wayne/Batman. Jeffrey Wright is in talks to play Commissioner Gordon, and Jonah Hill is rumored to be enjoying the Riddler. Plot particulars are nonetheless underneath wraps, but it surely’s secure to imagine the film will contain Batman punching individuals within the face. Only a guess. On the identical time, Reeves has gone on document saying this gained’t be one more origin story, and can seemingly decide up with the Darkish Knight whereas he’s already within the midst of his crime-fighting profession.
Reeves himself has kind of confirmed the information, tweeting:
— Matt Reeves (@mattreevesLA) October 14, 2019
Kravitz’s casting is pitch-perfect, and there’s additionally a little bit of irony right here. Again in 2015, the actress revealed she was denied an audition for The Darkish Knight Rises for being too “city.” “Within the final Batman film, they instructed me that I couldn’t get an audition for a small function they have been casting as a result of they weren’t ‘going city,’” Kravitz mentioned. “It was like, ‘What does that should do with something?’ I’ve to play the function like, ‘Yo, what’s up, Batman? What’s happening wit chu?’” The half in query ended up going to Juno Temple, enjoying a personality who was buddies with that film’s Catwoman, performed by Anne Hathaway.
Along with Massive Little Lies, Kravitz has appeared in Mad Max: Fury Street, the Unbelievable Beasts movies, and X-Males: First Class. She additionally lent her voice to Mary Jane in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.
Reeves wrote the script for The Batman together with Mattson Tomlin, and the mission is slated to begin taking pictures in January. Warner Bros. has been making an attempt to get a brand new standalone Bat-film off the bottom for fairly a while now. At one level, Ben Affleck was set to each direct and star in a brand new movie that might characteristic his Batman from Batman v Superman: Daybreak of Justice and Justice League. Affleck later stepped away from directing the mission however was nonetheless mentioned to be starring within the movie. Finally, that modified too, and finally the function went to Robert Pattinson.
The Batman is ready to open June 25, 2021.
Replace: It appears like Deadpool‘s Zazie Beetz and Child Driver‘s Eiza Gonzalez have been the opposite finalists for the half.
Zazie Beeetz was very excessive on Reeves' checklist however ATLANTA commitments took her out of the operating. https://t.co/N2uMSIkbFZ
— Borys Package (@Borys_Kit) October 14, 2019