Extended Batman synopsis adds definition to the film’s plot

The past few months have finally shed light on Matt Reeves The batman, and while there is still a lot lurking in the shadows of the latest big-screen iteration of the Dark Knight, we have a reasonable idea of ​​what to expect from the Robert Pattinson-directed film. Recently the official synopsis has been updated and expanded, and while it doesn’t reveal too much we didn’t already know, it brings together all of the little snippets that have been posted so far in one place for dissection.

The new synopsis of The batman‘s official site reads: ‘From Warner Bros. Pictures comes Matt Reeves’ The batman, with Robert Pattinson in the dual role of Gotham City’s vigilante detective and his alter ego, the reclusive billionaire Bruce Wayne.


“Two years roaming the streets as Batman (Robert Pattinson), sowing fear in the hearts of criminals, led Bruce Wayne to the deepest shadow of Gotham City. With only a few trusted allies – Alfred Pennyworth ( Andy Serkis), Lt. James Gordon (Jeffrey Wright) – among the city’s corrupt network of officials and prominent figures, the lone vigilante has established himself as the sole embodiment of vengeance among his fellow citizens.

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When a killer targets Gotham’s elite with a series of sadistic machinations, a trail of cryptic clues sends the world’s greatest sleuth on an investigation into the underworld, where he meets characters such as Selina Kyle / aka Catwoman (Zoë Kravitz), Oswald Cobblepot / alias the Penguin (Colin Farrell), Carmine Falcone (John Turturro) and Edward Nashton / alias the Riddler (Paul Dano). As the evidence begins to draw closer to home and the scale From the author’s plans becomes clear, Batman must forge new relationships, unmask the culprit, and do justice to the abuse of power and corruption that has long plagued Gotham City.

Alongside Pattinson (Tenet, The Lighthouse) as the famous and infamous Gotham cast of characters is Zoë Kravitz (Big Little Lies, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald) as Selina Kyle; Paul Dano (Love & Mercy, 12 Years a Slave) as Edward Nashton; Jeffrey Wright (No Time to Die, Westworld) as James Gordon of GCPD; John Turturro (The Transformers Movies, The Plot Against America) as Carmine Falcone; Peter Sarsgaard (The Magnificent Seven, Interrogation) as Gotham DA Gil Colson; Jayme Lawson (Farewell Amor) as mayoral candidate Bella Reál; with Andy Serkis (Planet of the Apes movies, Black Panther) as Alfred; and Colin Farrell (Gentlemen, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them) as Oswald Cobblepot.

Warner Bros. Pictures Presents 6th & Idaho / Dylan Clark Productions Production, A Matt Reeves Film, The batman. The film is slated to hit theaters on March 2, 2022 and will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures. ”

Warner Bros. hope that The batman will launch a new franchise in the world of the Caped Crusader, with more films planned, a Gotham PD spinoff series already in production, and a supposedly Colin Farrell penguin-centric show in development. After a very unstable origin, with fans immediately dismissing Robert Pattinson as being able to reprise the role of Batman, the arrival of a number of trailers, previews and reports of the early screenings began to create a hype. which will reach its peak by the time the film hits theaters in March of next year.

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