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‘The Batman’ Sequel Set With Robert Pattinson and Director Matt Reeves

The Batman — returns. Warner Bros. and DC announced Tuesday night at CinemaCon that The Batman is officially getting a sequel. “Matt took one of our most iconic and beloved superheroes and delivered a fresh vision,” Warner Bros. movie chief Toby Emmerich said during the studio’s highly anticipated slate presentation. “Matt Reeves, Rob Pattinson and […]

‘The Batman’ Fan Video Meticulously Edits Adam West and TV Series Villains Into Latest Film

Holy crafty project, Batman! A recent video created by YouTube’s Corridor channel meticulously and delightfully overlays footage from the iconic 1960s Batman series into The Batman film trailer. The video is only 90 seconds long — but is so much fun that it feels longer. Along with Adam West’s Batman, Burt Ward’s Robin makes an […]

Box Office: ‘The Batman’ Earns Another $36M, Hits $300M Domestically

There’s no stopping The Batman. The hit Warner Bros.-DC movie placed No. 1 at the box office for the third consecutive weekend, grossing $36 million for a superhero-like domestic total of $300.1 million and nearly $600 million worldwide after earning another $49.1 million overseas for a foreign tally of $298 million. One downer: With 43 […]

‘The Batman’ Headed for Weak China Opening Amid COVID Outbreak, Cinema Closures

Hollywood can’t seem to catch a break in China lately. Just as U.S. studio tentpoles were beginning to return to the country at scale, a COVID outbreak spanning two thirds of China’s provinces is shuttering cinemas and casting a pall over local consumer activity all over again. Approximately 30 percent of all Chinese movie theaters […]

Box Office: ‘Batman’ Enjoys $66M Weekend, Blows Past $238M in U.S.

Holy Batman. Robert Pattinson’s The Batman is a bona fide hit at the box office, where it topped its second weekend with $66 million from 4,417 theaters for a 10-day domestic total of $238.5 million. Outside of Spider-Man: No Way Home — which has earned nearly $800 million domestically — that’s already the best showing […]

The Real-World Horror Behind ‘The Batman’

[This story contains spoilers for The Batman.] Gotham. From whose eyes are we watching it? No, this isn’t a riddle. But it is the first question The Batman invites audiences to ask as we watch a family from behind binocular lenses. The sound of ragged breathing creates its own tempo, working in tandem with the […]

‘The Batman’ Star Paul Dano Says Saran Wrap Doesn’t Want to Be Associated With Riddler’s Costume

It seems S. C. Johnson & Son is not pleased when its Saran wrap brand is name-dropped in reference to the Riddler’s costume in The Batman. In Matt Reeves’ film, Riddler wraps his head in the material as a part of his costume. Actor Paul Dano, who plays the latest iteration of the iconic DC […]

‘The Batman’ Star John Turturro Shares Fascinating Opinion on Movie’s Twist

[This story contains spoilers for The Batman.]  When John Turturro was a boy in New York City, his father told him never to look Mafia associates in the eye if they spoke to him, because their skill was to seduce would-be prey. Decades later, he would use that advice to help craft his Gotham City […]

‘The Batman’ Star Andy Serkis Sheds Light on Alfred’s Backstory and Reveals His Contributions to Classic Character

[Warning: This story contains spoilers for The Batman.]  Andy Serkis is aware The Batman is already generating some Oscar buzz — and he finds it wholly appropriate. The BAFTA award-winning actor appears in Matt Reeves’ dark, stylish detective story as Alfred Pennyworth, caretaker (of sorts) to Robert Pattinson’s Bruce Wayne. And just like the rest […]

Why ‘The Batman’s’ Allusion to the Zodiac Killer Is Equal Parts Brilliant and Terrifying

[Warning: This story contains spoilers for The Batman.] He is arguably the most frightening version of a Batman villain to appear on the big screen to date. Paul Dano’s Riddler in The Batman is sure to make viewers’ skin crawl, and there is an excellent — albeit terrifying — reason: the character borrows from one […]

Robert Pattinson in ‘The Batman’: Film Review

The Caped Crusader is back on Gotham City’s crime-infested streets, exposing corruption at the highest levels in Matt Reeves’ reboot, also featuring Zoë Kravitz, Paul Dano and Colin Farrell.

Robert Pattinson Says He Was Asked to Change His Initial Batman Voice: It Was “Absolutely Atrocious”

While filming The Batman, Robert Pattinson learned that if something ain’t broke, don’t fix it. The actor, who stars in director Matt Reeves’ highly anticipated superhero film, visited Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Wednesday ahead of the movie’s March 4 release. During their chat, Pattinson told host Kimmel that he initially wanted go with a “radically […]