Warner Bros. and DC Comics debuted the trailer Saturday on the DC FanDome occasion, the place the comics big additionally launched new trailers for “The Flash” and “Black Adam.” (Warner Bros. is owned by WarnerMedia, CNN’s mum or dad firm.)
The trailer for “The Batman,” directed by Matt Reeves, reveals a bullet-proof Robert Pattinson within the titular position, grunting and scowling within the superhero’s now-familiar model as he beats up on a collection of darkly lit, nameless grunts.
“When that light hits the sky, it’s not just a call. It’s a warning,” a voice intones over a shot of the Bat Signal.
A wig-wearing Zoë Kravitz arrives in her position as Selina Kyle aka Catwoman, and the trailer additionally gives early appears at Paul Dano because the Riddler and a practically unrecognizable Colin Farrell as Penguin.
“This is a powder keg,” a voice whispers over a huge explosion, “and Riddler is the match.”
Both Riddler and Penguin look to have a completely different spin than earlier on-screen appearances within the franchise. Danny DeVito performed Penguin in 1992’s “Batman Returns” and Jim Carrey took on the Riddler in 1995’s “Batman Forever,” each giving the characters a sillier, campier angle than this newest trailer suggests.
Warner Bros. has taken a few of DC Entertainment’s most beloved characters in a new course specializing in extra private, and even adult-oriented tales. “The Batman” appears to be the newest movie to comply with this pattern.
“The Batman” is about to hit theaters in March 2022 after twice being delayed as a result of Covid-19 pandemic.