Another new Batman film is coming, titled The Batman, and this one will be yet another reboot of the caped crusader’s story. We already know who will be playing this new Bruce Wayne: Robert Pattinson. Now, it looks like we might have a villain as well.
Deadline reports that Jonah Hill is in talks with Warner Bros. to star as the main villain of the film. Though it has not been confirmed who he will play, the rumors circulating online indicate that Oswald Cobblepot, aka The Penguin, will be the bad guy for this film.
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This news comes off the heels that Westworld actor Jeffrey Wright is in talks to play the role of Commissioner Gordon. This role was made famous by Gary Oldman in the Dark Knight trilogy and was recently played by J.K. Simmons in Justice League.
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Little is known about the The Batman, but it is rumored to serve as an origin story about Bruce Wayne’s early years as the titular superhero. The film will be directed by Matt Reeves, the director of the rebooted Planet of the Apes trilogy.
The Batman will hit theaters in 2021.
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