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Development & Production


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Sep. 19, 2021
A sneak peek at ‘The Batman’s score was revealed.   (Cast/Crew)
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Sep. 13, 2021
A spin-off centered around Colin Farrell's Penguin was reported to be in development.   (Variety)
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Jun. 20, 2021
Reshoots for 'The Batman' were rumored to include Robert Pattinson and Colin Farrell.   (The Daily Record)
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Mar. 13, 2021
Matt Reeves confirmed that 'The Batman' has wrapped filming.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jan. 27, 2021
'The Batman' was confirmed to wrap filming in March 2021.   (Warner Bros.)
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Nov. 30, 2020
Two Penguin gang actors were confirmed to wrap filming for 'The Batman.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Nov. 24, 2020
New behind-the-scenes photos from 'The Batman' showed Gotham and Batcave exterior sets.   (Set Photo(s))
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Oct. 31, 2020
'The Batman,' along with other movie & TV productions, was reported to have received permission to continue filming in the U.K. despite COVID-19 lockdowns.   (Variety)
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Oct. 24, 2020
'The Batman' set photos indicated that production would take place on South La Salle Street in front of the Chicago Board of Trade Building, the same setting as the Batpod-Joker scene in 'The Dark Knight.'   (Set Photo(s))
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Oct. 20, 2020
'The Batman' actor Colin Farrell said the film will be shooting until February 2021.   (Cast/Crew)
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Oct. 13, 2020
'The Batman' was filming a motorcycle action scene with Batman and Catwoman stunt doubles in Liverpool.   (Set Photo(s))
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Oct. 12, 2020
'The Batman' was filming a funeral scene in Liverpool with Robert Pattinson, Zoe Kravitz, Colin Farrell, John Turturro, and more.   (Set Photo(s))
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Sep. 19, 2020
'The Batman' was reported to have resumed filming in the U.K.   (Variety)
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Sep. 03, 2020
Production on 'The Batman' was put on hold after Robert Pattinson tested positive for COVID-19.   (Vanity Fair)
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Aug. 25, 2020
'The Batman' was reported to shoot "relatively succinct" scenes in Chicago in October 2020.   (Screen Magazine)
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Aug. 22, 2020
Matt Reeves said 'The Batman' is about "25 to 30 percent finished filming."   (Cast/Crew)
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Aug. 17, 2020
Variety confirmed that production of 'The Batman' will resume in September.   (Variety)

Aug. 17, 2020
'The Batman' was reported to resume production on the first week of September 2020.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jul. 13, 2020
'The Batman' was reported to no longer be filming on-location, with production now set to take place in-studio.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jul. 05, 2020
The U.K. Government was reportedly providing exemptions for productions like 'The Batman' to resume after shutting down due to COVID-19.   (The Wrap)
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Jun. 04, 2020
'The Batman' was reported to possibly face further production delays due to precautions being taken for COVID-19.   (Warner Bros.)
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Nov. 22, 2019
Matt Reeves' Batman trilogy was rumored to shoot back-to-back.   (Grace Randolph)
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Aug. 21, 2019
'The Batman' was rumored to begin filming January 2020.   (Grace Randolph)

Crew


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Sep. 13, 2021
Matt Reeves and Dylan Clark were both reported to have joined the crew of the Penguin spin-off series as executive producers.   (Variety)

Cast


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Feb. 02, 2021
Rupert Penry-Jones was confirmed to have joined the cast of 'The Batman' as Mayor Don Mitchell.   (Cast/Crew)
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Aug. 23, 2020
Barry Keoghan was officially cast in 'The Batman' as Officer Stanley Merkel   (Warner Bros.)

Release Date


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Mar. 23, 2021
'The Batman' was reported to be the first major title to return to theaters exclusively since Christopher Nolan's Tenet on March 4, 2022.   (Deadline)
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Oct. 06, 2020
'The Batman' was officially delayed to March 4, 2022.   (Warner Bros.)

Plot


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Oct. 08, 2021
'The Batman' was rumored to feature a fight between Batman and the Riddler inside the Bat Cave.   (Official Merchandise)
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Oct. 08, 2021
'The Batman' was rumored to feature high-stakes chase scenes between Batman, Catwoman, and Penguin.   (Official Merchandise)
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Sep. 30, 2021
Robert Pattinson teased that 'The Batman' will deliver "lots of little surprises" at DC FanDome 2021.   (Cast/Crew)
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Sep. 30, 2021
Zoe Kravitz said that she wants to avoid "fetishizing or creating a stereotype" with her portrayal of Catwoman in 'The Batman.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Jul. 15, 2021
Colin Farrell revealed that his character, the Penguin, is only in "five or six scenes" in ‘The Batman.’   (Cast/Crew)
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May. 05, 2021
Zoe Kravitz said that Selina Kyle is someone who “wants to fight for those who don't have someone else to fight for them,” which is what causes a connection to form between her and The Dark Knight in 'The Batman.'   (Cast/Crew)
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May. 05, 2021
Dylan Clark described Selina Kyle as someone who “represents the savior for the ill-treated” but whose loyalties aren't quite clear.   (Cast/Crew)
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Feb. 11, 2021
HBO content chief Casey Bloys said that some characters from 'The Batman' will crossover into the 'Gotham PD' HBO Max spinoff.   (Cast/Crew)
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Nov. 24, 2020
Part of 'The Batman' was rumored to be set during the winter.   (Set Photo(s))
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Oct. 18, 2020
A set photo from 'The Batman' indicated that GothCorp will be featured in the movie.   (Set Photo(s))
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Oct. 17, 2020
A set photo of a taxi cab logo featuring the year 2019 was obtained from the Chicago production of 'The Batman.'   (Set Photo(s))
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Oct. 16, 2020
A set photo showed that a civilian wearing a Superman Halloween costume will appear in 'The Batman.'   (Set Photo(s))
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Aug. 25, 2020
Evidence suggested Batman will wear two suits in 'The Batman.'   (Reddit User)
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Aug. 22, 2020
'The Batman' was said to take place two years after Bruce Wayne initially becomes Batman.   (Cast/Crew)
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Aug. 22, 2020
The villains in 'The Batman' were confirmed to have had no prior interaction with Batman, with the film being an origin for the likes of Catwoman, Penguin, and The Riddler.   (Cast/Crew)
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Aug. 22, 2020
Matt Reeves said 'The Batman' will not be an origin story for Bruce Wayne but will be in the middle of his Gotham Experiment.   (Cast/Crew)
Rumor
Jun. 08, 2020
The Joker was rumored to appear in the second and third movies in Matt Reeves' 'The Batman' trilogy.   (The Direct)
Rumor
Jul. 18, 2018
The Court of Owls were rumored to be the main villains in 'The Batman.'   (Grace Randolph)

Promotional


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Oct. 16, 2021
The second trailer for 'The Batman' was reported to have a runtime of 2 minutes and 44 seconds.   (Cast/Crew)
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Oct. 16, 2021
The second trailer for 'The Batman' was officially revealed.   (Warner Bros.)
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Oct. 15, 2021
Two new posters for 'The Batman' were officially revealed.   (Warner Bros.)
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Oct. 15, 2021
A new still from 'The Batman' was officially revealed.   (Cast/Crew)
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Oct. 14, 2021
A teaser for 'The Batman' was officially revealed.   (Warner Bros.)
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Oct. 14, 2021
An official still from 'The Batman' was revealed.   (Cast/Crew)
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Sep. 18, 2021
A sneak peek at Robert Pattinson’s Batman firing his grapple gun was revealed.   (Cast/Crew)
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Sep. 17, 2021
A new promotional image for 'The Batman' provided a fresh look at Zoë Kravitz' Catwoman costume   (Promotional Image)
Official
Aug. 31, 2021
A trailer for 'The Batman' was confirmed to release in 2021's DC FanDome event.   (Warner Bros.)
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Aug. 25, 2021
New footage of 'The Batman' was revealed in CinemaCon.   (ComicBook.com)
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Aug. 14, 2021
A new DC box set containing the comic books that inspired 'The Batman' was revealed.   (Official Merchandise)
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May. 19, 2021
A promotional image for 'The Batman' showcasing Paul Dano's creepy new Riddler costume was revealed.   (Reddit User)
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May. 18, 2021
Promotional art showcasing Batman, Riddler, and Catwoman from 'The Batman' was revealed.   (Promotional Art)
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May. 18, 2021
Promotional art for 'The Batman' showcasing a new look at the Dark Knight was leaked.   (Reddit User)
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May. 11, 2021
Promotional art showing Robert Pattinson's Dark Knight holding a Batarang from 'The Batman' was revealed.   (Promotional Art)
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May. 05, 2021
A featurette for 'The Batman' showcasing a fresh look at Zoe Kravitz's Catwoman was leaked.   (Promotional Video / Trailer)
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May. 01, 2021
A tie-in merchandise for 'The Batman' showing Robert Pattinson's Dark Knight alongside the Batmobile was revealed.   (Reddit User)
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Jan. 29, 2021
A Year One-inspired poster for 'The Batman' was officially revealed.   (Promotional Image)
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Dec. 03, 2020
A new promotional image for 'The Batman' featuring the Batmobile was officially released.   (Promotional Image)
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Aug. 22, 2020
A trailer for 'The Batman' was released at DC FanDome   (Warner Bros.)