The Batman is more than a year away from being released, but fans are getting excited as more blockbuster casting decisions are being made.
Many great actors have taken up the Batman role over the years, bringing a different touch to the character of the Caped Crusader.
From Christian Bale to George Clooney, Hollywood has brought us varying memorable portraits of the vigilante superhero. But it’s the villains who truly captures the most of our imaginations when it comes to the gritty, bat wing-dark Gotham world.
Of course, we’ve seen arguably the most infamous Batman buddle, proving it has been one of the stand-out films of 2019. And now, talks are turning towards which nasties will be lurking in the upcoming The Batman movie.
We know Robert Pattinson will be the next Batman.
And considering hi sultry stare and haunted eyes, he’s visually at least, a great choice. He’ll be taking over the role from Ben Affleck, starring as Bruce Wayne.
Zoë Kravitz will be stepping into Catwoman’s catsuit.
One question everyone was asking is who’s going to be playing Batman’s on-and-off almost girlfriend slash wife, Catwoman?
Yeah, from the comic book, we all know the two have a really pretty turbulent relationship, so that must be captured well on the screen. And Zoë Kravitz will take up this role.
And now Academy Award-winning actor Matthew McConaughey is rumored to be playing Harvey Dent, the “Two-Face.”
Fans of The Dark Knight trilogy can recall Dent’s fall from respectable and well-liked District Attorney of Gotham City to an unhinged supervillain.
His chilling habit of flipping a coin to determine his victim’s fate and the scarring splitting his face right down the middle earned him the name ‘Two-Face’; a duplicitous, twisted version of his former self.
According to WeGoThisCovered, the plan is for McConaughey to portray Harvey Dent in The Batman and then “be transformed into the villainous Two-Face” during the sequel, which many fans are predicting will be released in 2023 or 2024.
McConaughey, with his cheerful and easy grin, would make for a convincingly likable public figure.
His role in True Detective proves he has a flair for portraying troubled characters.
Should there be a sequel, this would be an excellent opportunity to introduce a scrapped plotline in The Dark Knight. Dent would only transform into Two-Face in the third installment, leaving more room for character development.
The eagerly awaited movie is set to hit screens from June 25, 2021.