Everything You Need to Know About The Batman Movie

By Sarah Garden
29 January 2020
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Filming and production officially started this week

After a string of casting announcements and rumours circulating on the back of leaked images of the set, it’s confirmed – filming of The Batman has officially begun. Director and co-writer Matt Reeves marked the momentous occasion with post on Twitter showing the all-important black and white film slate.

So, now we know that the making of the much anticipated film is underway, here’s what else you need to know.

The cast is pretty exciting
Robert Pattinson stars as Bruce Wayne – and his caped alter-ego, of course. Zoë Kravitz plays Catwoman, Colin Farrell is The Penguin, Andy Serkis takes on the role of Alfred Pennyworth, Paul Dano is The Riddler, John Turturro plays crime boss Carmine Falcone, and Jeffrey Wright is Commissioner Gordon.

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Peter Sarsgaard’s role is still a secret
Superhero fans and movie buffs of the internet are speculating that he plays Harvey Dent aka Two-Face, however nobody knows for sure just yet.

The plot is still largely unknown
All we know is that a young Bruce Wayne will appear in the film, possibly during his time as a detective, however, it’s not thought to be a coming-of-age-style tale. Apart from that, the story is largely under-wraps.

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Parts of London are being used for filming
Gotham City police cars have been popping up in England’s capital lately as parts of London have been used for the film’s backdrop. Colin Farrell was also spotted in character as The Pengiun.



The cameras have been rolling since the start of January
Although this week marked the official start of production, there have been sightings of Gotham-esque sightings throughout the month.

A Gothem Action News van has been spotted
Twitter is currently speculating that this could mean that we’ll see journalist and love interest Vicki Vale.



The film is set to be released next year
Comic book fans have quite a long wait on their hands before The Batman hits the big screen. The release date is set for June 25, 2021.