The Batman could be set in the ’90s
After the departure of Ben Affleck is also directing, the new director is finally moving ahead with the project with a start date of production expected towards the end of the year and a distribution date fixed for the 25th of June 2021.
It seems that Reeves is looking for an actor who has 15-20 years in less than Affleck after the confirmation that Affleck is officially off the role. This would indicate a taking of distance from Reeves to Zack Snyder, who's pointing to a version that is harder and older than the hero. It seems that the iconic hero in DC, he will face a slew of villains, including the Penguin, which will be the main antagonist. In addition to this, the peculiarity of the storyline for The Batman are kept strictly secret, but a new rumor suggests that it could be set in the ’90s.
Discussing the Film shows, in fact, that The Batman will take place in the ’90s, and it will revolve around Batman, who tries to unravel a mystery that brings the hero to his roots by detective. Reeves is completing the screenplay, after more rewrites to include more action. The report says that Reeves and DC “probably will not choose an actor unknown”, and they are also trying to create the younger versions of James Gordon and Alfred Pennyworth, who have always been an integral part of any story of Batman.
Last month, it was rumored that Armie Hammer had almost had the part, impressing many fans. However, the actor has refuted such rumors. In any case, assuming that The Batman respects his current program, an announcement of the casting should arrive soon.
Reeves has confirmed that in 2017 the film will be interconnected with the DCEU, but there have been many changes from when he made the comment and it is not said that it is still so. But it has also been suggested that the movie could be interconnected with the next film with Joaquin Phoenix: connect the film to the DCEU might be more complicated considering that the version of Affleck had already been submitted in the Justice League – unless this is new, only a younger version. In the meantime, the link to The Batman with the Joker it could work, especially if the rumors about the link between the two were confirmed.
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