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Willem Dafoe Thinks Robert Pattinson Has an Important 'Batman' Quality

Report: Robert Pattinson IS ‘The Batman’ For Warner Bros. Pictures, Matt Reeves

After reports earlier this week that additional screen tests were talking place for Warner Bros. Pictures’ upcoming film from director Matt Reeves The Batman, it would appear that yes, early frontrunner Robert Pattinson has indeed nabbed the role of the capped crusader. Deadline says this news was confirmed to them, and we’re still waiting on the final word […]

REPORT: Robert Pattison AND Nicholas Hoult Screen Testing for 'The Batman'

REPORT: Robert Pattison AND Nicholas Hoult Screen Testing for ‘The Batman’

The ongoing saga of who might be taking on the mantle of the Dark Knight for Warner Bros. Pictures upcoming The Batman film from director Matt Reeves continues, with a new report suggesting that both the rumored for sure Bruce Wayne Robert Pattinson is currently screen testing along with the continually rumored other favorite, Nicholas Hoult. Umberto Gonzales of […]

Willem Dafoe Thinks Robert Pattinson Has an Important 'Batman' Quality

Willem Dafoe Thinks Robert Pattinson Has an Important ‘Batman’ Quality

4-time Oscar nominee Willem Dafoe has some thoughts about why Robert Pattinson, the rumored star of Matt Reeves‘ upcoming The Batman for Warner Bros. Pictures, has an important quality to bring the capped crusader to the big screen. “He’s got a strong chin. That’s a part of it,” Dafoe told Variety during a chat at Cannes about Lighthouse, […]

Report: 'The Batman' Will Have Rouges Gallery Members Penguin, Catwoman

Report: ‘The Batman’ Will Have Rouges Gallery Members Penguin, Catwoman

We’ve written so many reports about the possibilities that Matt Reeves may be looking at certain rouge’s gallery members as villains in his upcoming stand-alone caped crusader film, The Batman. Still waiting on official confirmation from Warner Bros. Pictures that current rumored Bruce Wayne Robert Pattinson *is* actually playing the part, some other interesting stories are popping […]

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J.K. Simmons Reprises J. Jonah Jameson for ‘Avengers’ Spoof

One of the best comic book film castings of all time is J.K. Simmons as newspaper mogul J. Jonah Jameson in the Sam Raimi Spider-Man trilogy for Sony, but thanks to Lights, Camera, Pod, we see him come alive again in animated form. Despite the trilogy pre-dating the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the scene asks “What […]

Armie Hammer NOT in for ‘The Batman’, No One Asked Him

We’d like to first remind everyone that casting RUMORS are often a far cry from the actual casting that happens for a film, especially with a character like The Batman. Director Matt Reeves is still hard at work on his solo Dark Knight film for Warner Bros. Pictures, but without the most recent actor to play […]

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‘The Batman’ Gets Summer 2021 Release Date, Loses Ben Affleck as Batman

After updating you today on Matt Reeves ideas for his planned Batman solo outing film for Warner Bros. Pictures The Batman, it would appear WB decided to announce the official release date for the picture, and update everyone on the Ben Affleck situation. The Batfleck will NOT be a part of The Batman, as Affleck will reportedly be “passing […]

‘The Batman’ Still Happening, Matt Reeves Updates on his Superhero Noir

Filmmaker Matt Reeves wants you to know- he’s still working on bringing his vision for a detective noir Batman to the big screen. It’s taking him some time, but it’s because he wants to get it right. The War for the Planet of the Apes writer and director has been talking about creating a very different capped […]

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The Passage Gets a Trailer Ahead of Monday’s Premiere

The Passage, based on the book series by Justin Cronin, debuts on Fox this Monday, January 14. Ahead of the big debut, they dropped a trailer for the first season of the vampire-esque horror series, and it looks like we are in for a wild ride. Hey, anytime you are going to use “Tainted Love” […]

Matt Reeves’ Ordinary Joe Gets Put Pilot Commitment from NBC

The Batman writer/director Matt Reeves has found a home for one of his oldest projects, with NBC making a put pilot commitment for the drama Ordinary Joe. Written more than ten years ago, Reeves is set to executive produce the story of Joe, who faces a dramatic crossroads: Will he choose love, loyalty, or his artistic […]

Matt Reeves Says His ‘Batman’ Reboot Film is Still Progressing

We’ve finally gotten an update of sorts on that much talked about Batman film from Matt Reeves, and while it’s not much, it’s at least something. Today during the FOX presentation during the TCA (Television Critics Association) summer press tour, the War For The Planet of the Apes director offered some details (using that word sparingly here) about […]

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Fireside Chat With Andy Serkis: ‘War For The Planet Of The Apes’ And More

We were lucky enough to have the privilege to sit down with Andy Serkis during San Diego Comic Con this year. We talked about several things, but mostly about the absolutely incredible revamping of the Planet of the Apes series. Andy loves what he does, and War for the Planet of the Apes is a testament to […]

Matt Reeves: “Of Course Batman Will Be Part Of The DC Universe”

In a statement responding to headlines sparked by his own comments, The Batman director Matt Reeves clarified the film’s status as part of the DCEU. In the comments, Reeves originally said: Well I have a vision for a way to do something with that character [Batman] that feels like it resonates with me personally, and […]

Report: Warner Bros May Already Be Planning Ben Affleck’s Departure From Batman

Bleeding Cool has been covering Ben Affleck‘s long, drawn out exit from the Batman franchise for months now, and today the story takes another turn with a report from THR that claims Warner Bros is preparing for Affleck’s exit after Justice League. Affleck first started acting wishy-washy about his plans to continue under the cowl when […]


Ben Affleck Confirmed For Batman By Director Matt Reeves

This news is kind of in the, ‘wait, didn’t we already know that’, category. During an interview with director Matt Reeves for an event for War of the Planet of the Apes, he confirmed that Ben Affleck would play Bruce Wayne / Batman in the upcoming solo film. Affleck was originally on board as director […]

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War For The Planet Of The Apes Clip Shows Caesar Confronting Colonel

20th Century Fox has released a new clip for the upcoming film War for the Planet of the Apes from director Matt Reeves. In the scene, Caesar (Andy Serkis) is captured and questioned by Colonel (Woody Harrelson) — and there appears to be a mole in Colonel’s group. Summary: Caesar and his band of Simian brothers discover […]