Batman

  • COVID: Dune bugs out of Dec. Batman flies to 2022…

    Tuesday Update: As expected as a result of the Dune move The Batman – which was originally due 25th June 2021 and was  then delayed until 1st October 2021 – has now formally shifted its release to 4th March  2022. Monday: Though the departure of No Time to Die, the 25th...
  • ‘The Batman’ movie goes viral (not in a good way)…

    Apparently, someone should tell Bruce Wayne he’s wearing the wrong type of mask… A few weeks ago the UK production of Jurassic World: Dominion resumed only to immediately face being shut down – temporarily – when there was a positive result in their compulsory checking for COVID.  Now –...
  • ‘The Batman’ trailer debuts (despite film still in production)…

    The other big news coming out of the DC Fandome event was the first footage from Matt Reeves’ The Batman – a story that will likely stand fully apart from the other DC/Warner films produced so far (and nothing to do with the character’s appearance in the Flash movie...
  • Flash! Bang! Wallop! Affleck and Keaton return as a dynamic duo…

    In a week with lots of comics-to-movies news, there’s more announcements coming out of Warners/DC ahead of their massive online fan convention ‘Fandome‘ this weekend. We already knew that Michael Keaton was going to appear in a ‘substantial’ supporting role in The Flash film (currently due for release in...
  • GOTHAM PD? Batverse procedural flies to HBO Max…

    We’re still some time away from the much-discussed ‘The Batman‘, yet another big-screen take on Gotham’s famous vigilante, this time featuring Robert Pattinson and directed by Matt Reeves. The standalone film, currently scheduled for October 2021, is not part of the same interconnected continuity that connects other parts of...
  • Hard Wayne: Could Keaton return to Batman role for ‘The Flash’..?

    If the rumours are true and negotiations go well, one of the all-time great Batmans (Batmen?) will be returning to the role as part of the much-delayed Flash movie. Michael Keaton played Bruce Wayne and his alter-ego in the two landmark films by Tim Burton – Batman (1989) and Batman...
  • Send in the Clown: Final ‘Joker’ trailer arrives…

    As has been wryly noted, in 1989’s Batman by Tim Burton, starring Michael Keaton and Jack Nicholson the villainous Joker was created by throwing a low-level gangster into a vat of acid… in Christopher Nolan’s  Christian Bale / Heath Ledger The Dark Knight confrontation of 2008 we had control...
  • Hard Wayne: Warners’ approves Pattinson for Batman trilogy…

    Last week, the internet scuttlebutt was that Robert Pattinson had been cast as Bruce Wayne for director Matt Reeves’ latest reboot of DC/Warners‘ key superhero. Then there was some backtracking as it appeared he was, more accurately, high on a shortlist which also included the likes of X-Men/Tolkien‘s Nicholas...
  • The Butler does it. A Worthy trailer for a pre-Bat Alfred….

    Just as FOX  finishes their run of Gotham, detailing the early days of  James Gordon and the metropolis that will one day be home to the Batman, another American platform is gearing up a pre-Dark Knight series that will focus on the younger years of another of the caped...