‘The Batman’ Director Matt Reeves Working On Spin-Offs For Gotham Villains

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The Batman director Matt Reeves is expanding his live-action Gotham City.

The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that Matt Reeves is meeting with writers and directors to develop new movies and television shows set in the world of The Batman. Scarecrow, Clayface to Professor Pyg are among the characters being discussed as potential leads for these projects.

The Batman opened in theaters this past March, introducing audiences to a a brand new take on Bruce Wayne, played by British actor Robert Pattinson. The movie also featured several iconic DC Comics villains like The Penguin and The Riddler.

More Batman-related projects are on the way

Matt Reeves is currently writing the screenplay of The Batman sequel alongside Mattson Tomlin, who did some uncredited work on the third act of the first movie. Reeves is also working on a Penguin series for the WarnerMedia streaming service HBO Max, with filming set to begin early next year.

The Batman earned $770.8 million at the worldwide box office, kicking off the post-pandemic blockbuster boom. It’s currently the fifth highest-grossing movie of 2022, just ahead of the Marvel Studios release Thor: Love and Thunder.

Directed by Matt Reeves, The Batman stars Robert Pattinson as the titular hero, Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman, Paul Dano as the Riddler, Jeffrey Wright as James Gordon, John Turturro as Carmine Falcone, Peter Sarsgaard as Gil Colson, Jayme Lawson as Bella Reál, with Andy Serkis as Alfred Pennyworth, Colin Farrell as the Penguin and Barry Keoghan as The Joker.

The Batman is streaming exclusively on HBO Max and is available to own on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD. Stay tuned for the latest news from Gotham City and make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more content!

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Michael Bezanidis

Michael Bezanidis

Michael is the Managing Editor of Heroic Hollywood. When he's not playing video games, he's usually writing about film and television.