Take a look at footage offering our first take a look at Robert Pattinson outfitted because the Bat of Gotham has hit Vimeo, revealing the most recent model of the vigilante’s iconic insignia in a tactically-functional swimsuit that the world’s best detective will apparently put on in his sophomore 12 months because the Caped Crusader.
The 55-second teaser additionally options the music of self-styled “nerd composer” Michael Giacchino, who has beforehand collaborated with The Batman director Matt Reeves on each Daybreak of the Planet of the Apes and Struggle for the Planet of the Apes, in addition to producing scores for a number of Marvel Studios tasks together with Physician Unusual, Spider-Man: Homecoming, and Spider-Man: Far From Dwelling.
Sure of us that’s my music within the video Matt simply despatched out. Get pleasure from!! https://t.co/IW5LNroojL
— Michael Giacchino (@m_giacchino) February 13, 2020
The promo has ignited contemporary pleasure for the forthcoming Darkish Knight story that Reeves has described as “defining” and “very private,” and sources near the challenge have indicated that the movie will concentrate on Bruce Wayne’s second 12 months as Gotham Metropolis’s resident protector, not like Frank Miller’s “Batman: Year One” storyline that spanned points #404-407 of the Batman comedian within the winter of 1987 or the 2005 opening chapter to Christopher Nolan’s Darkish Knight trilogy, Batman Begins, which starred Christian Bale because the titular hero.
Pattison shall be joined by Zoë Kravitz as Selina “Catwoman” Kyle, Paul Dano as Edward “The Riddler” Nashton, Colin Farrell as Oswald “The Penguin” Cobblepot, John Turturro as Carmine Falcone and Andy Serkis as Alfred Pennyworth. The movie may also function Jeffrey Wright as Commissioner Jim Gordon, which signifies that, like final 12 months’s Academy Award successful Joker, it won’t happen within the DC Prolonged Universe, as Gordon was beforehand performed in that franchise by J.Okay. Simmons in 2017’s Justice League.
Although no plot particulars have been rumored as but, there may be substantial precedent in print to attract from. DC Comics printed a “Batman: Year Two” storyline, written by Mike W. Barr and drawn by Alan Davis, that spanned points #574-578 of Detective Comics within the spring of 1987 and concerned Batman dealing with the vicious Reaper.
In that story, he wound up confronting the villain utilizing the identical pistol that Joe Chill had used to homicide Martha and Thomas Wayne, and a few eagle-eyed viewers have already theorized that the image on Pattinson’s swimsuit appears to be constructed from items of the grip of a handgun. And extra lately, Tom King’s “Struggle of Jokes and Riddles,” spanning points #25-32 of Batman in 2017, included a city-wide battle between the Joker and the Riddler throughout Batman’s second 12 months.
No matter kind its story finally takes, we’ll ultimately get all the main points when The Batman premieres on June 25th, 2021.