Matt Reeves has announced a TV spin-off of his upcoming film The Batman, starring Robert Pattinson as Bruce Wayne. Reeves is partnering with writer Terence Winters and channel HBO Max for the new series, which has the intention of ‘launching a new Batman universe’ connected with the upcoming cinematic relaunch.
The Batman is set to be a separate take on the iconic superhero, away from the DC Extended Universe. It will star Robert Pattinson as the Caped Crusader, alongside Westworld’s Jeffrey Wright as Commissioner Gordon and Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman. The new spin-off will be set within the same Gotham as The Batman, and focus on its police force fighting against the city’s wide-spread corruption.
Announcing the series, Reeves said: ‘This is an amazing opportunity, not only to expand the vision of the world I am creating in the film but to explore it in the kind of depth and detail that only a longform format can afford.”
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