Zoe Kravitz dicsussed the training process for her role as Catwoman in The Batman.
Warner Bros. and DC’s newest cinematic take on Batman will include new versions of multiple characters from the Caped Crusader’s Rogues’ gallery. Among the many villains being included in Matt Reeves’ The Batman is Catwoman, with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them star Zoe Kravtiz in the iconic role.
During an interview with the Questlove Supreme podcast, Zoe Kravitz discussed a handful of topics regarding her role as Catwoman, including what it is like to follow iconic portrayals of the character from actresses such as Eartha Kitt and Michele Pfeiffer. At one point, Zoe Kravitz noted that she spent two months in London for what she called an “intense” process in preparation for her role as Catwoman:
“It’s pretty intense. We just started shooting two weeks ago, but before that I was in London for two months, just getting in shape, training, learning fights.”
Afterward, Zoe Kravtiz added that filming The Batman is an intense and long process in itself.
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Full plot details on The Batman are currently under wraps, though the film 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 film 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 trilogy with Robert Pattinson as Batman.
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, John Turturro as Carmine Falcone, Peter Sarsgaard as Gil Colson, Jayme Lawson as Bella Reál, with Andy Serkis as Alfred Pennyworth, and Colin Farrell as the Penguin.
The Batman will be released in theaters on June 25, 2021.