‘The Batman’ Composer Michael Giacchino On Working With Matt Reeves

Michael Giacchino recently provided an insight into working with Matt Reeves on bringing The Batman to life while confirming that he’s seen the Batsuit.

When asked about working on Matt Reeves’ The Batman, Michael Giacchino revealed that they’re aiming to make the film as different from previous live-action versions of the character as possible. Michael Giacchino then pointed out that he and Matt Reeves have been discussing how to approach The Batman for over year, striving to make the film the version they’d like to see. Michael Giacchino also explained that it’s one of the most fun parts of being a comic book reader was seeing the different takes on classic characters.

“Matt and I have talked about this for well over a year now, we’re like best friends so we talk all the time anyway so this are just normal parts of our conversations, ‘wouldn’t it be cool if we did this, wouldn’t it be fun if we did this, let’s take it in this direction and do something different’. That’s what we’re trying to do, is just take it and do our version of it, the thing that we would want to do. Hopefully that is different from everyone else’s. I used to love going in and seeing everyone’s different take on [Batman], you’d get a comic book series and it would be a whole new take on the character and that was always fun to do. So I feel like we’re a part of that whole tapestry at this point.”

When asked about Matt Reeves casting Robert Pattinson as Batman, Michael Giacchino immediately pointed out that the star is an incredibly talented actor that has been pigeonholed in the past for playing certain roles, but that his roles are incredibly versatile. Michael Giacchino also said that he’s excited to see him doing something different with the character before confirming he’s seen the Batsuit.

Michael Giacchino: It’s always a process, you’re always going to whittle things down and figure things out but from day one he knew he was an amazing actor, he’s an incredible actor. In this business you get pigeonholed for certain things, if you do one thing, you know, and it goes off well then that’s the only thing you’re going to be known for. So for someone like him that’s not a fair assessment. He’s an amazing actor who can do pretty much anything, you know? And that’s what I’m excited about, to see him in this role doing something different.

Interviewer: Have you seen the suit yet?

Michael Giacchino: I’ve seen it! [Laughs]

You can check out th efull interview below.

Are you looking forward to hearing Michael Giacchino’s score for Matt Reeves’ The Batman? What are you hoping for from the Batsuit? Sound off in the comments below!

Full plot details on Robert Pattinson’s The Batman are being kept under wraps, but we know that the movie will center around a younger Bruce Wayne and feature a Rogues’ Gallery of villains that includes Catwoman, The Penguin, and The Riddler. The Matt Reeves project will follow Batman during his formative years as Gotham City’s protector and will make use of the Dark Knight’s detective skills to a greater extent than previous DC films. It is expected to be the first chapter in a new Batman trilogy with Robert Pattinson.

Directed by Matt Reeves from a script he co-wrote with Mattson Tomlin, The Batman stars Robert Pattinson as the Caped Crusader, Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman, Paul Dano as the Riddler, Jeffrey Wright as Commissioner James Gordon, Jayme Lawson as Bella, John Turturro as Carmine Falcone, Andy Serkis as Alfred Pennyworth, Colin Farrell as the Penguin, and Peter Sarsgaard.

The Batman hits theaters on June 25, 2021. Stay tuned for the latest news regarding Robert Pattinson and the highly-anticipated movie.

Source: HeyUGuys

New ‘Titans’ Photos Show Off Aqualad And The Original Team

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Titans Aqualad 01DC Universe has released eight brand new images from the upcoming fourth episode of the second season of Titans entitled, "Aqualad".

"Aqualad" will explore the dynamic among Dick Grayson/Robin (Brenton Thwaites), Donna Troy/Wonder Girl (Conor Leslie), Hank Hall/Hawk (Alan Ritchson), Dawn Granger/Dove (Minka Kelly) and Garth/Aqualad (Drew Van Acker) and how four years prior, their tight-knit family dynamic developed only to have their personal feelings bleed more into their work only to be exacerbated by the arrival of a new villain.

These new images give fans a new look at Drew Van Acker as Aqualad as well as a couple of new looks at the original team united together for action. In particular, we get our best look at how the Aqualad suit translates onscreen in live-action form.

You can check out the rest of the gallery for "Aqualad" by clicking "Next".

Here is the official synopsis for season two:

In Season 2, following the aftermath of their encounter with Trigon, Dick reforms the Titans. Under his supervision in their new home at Titans Tower, Rachel, Gar and Jason Todd train together to hone their hero abilities and work together as a team. They are joined by Hank Hall and Dawn Granger aka Hawk and Dove and Donna Troy aka Wonder Girl. Although these original Titans attempt to transition into a regular life, when old enemies resurface everyone must come together to take care of unfinished business. And as this family of old and new Titans – including Conner Kent and Rose Wilson – learn to co-exist, the arrival of Deathstroke brings to light the sins of the old Titans which threaten to tear this new Titans family apart once more.

The series stars Brenton Thwaites as Robin/Nightwing, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, and Ryan Potter as Beast Boy. Newcomers for its sophomore outing include Joshua Orpin and Esai Morales playing Superboy and Deathstroke, respectively, while Chella Man and Chelsea Zhang have also joined the cast as Deathstroke’s children Jericho and Ravager. Natalie Gumede has signed on to play Mercy Graves and Game of Thrones star Iain Glen is on board as Bruce Wayne.

Titans season two is now airing on DC Universe.

Source: DC Universe

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Eammon Jacobs

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