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We have our first look at the new ‘The Batman’

‘The Batman’ director Matt Reeves gave us our first look at the character

A pair of set photos from the upcoming DC Comics film “The Batman” have dropped online, offering our first glimpse at the full Batman suit.
“The Batman” director Matt Reeves gave us our first look at the character.

“The Batman” has made its debut thanks to director Matt Reeves.

What’s going on?

  • Reeves shared a video to Vimeo and Twitter that offered camera test footage of “The Batman,” the forthcoming DC Comics film about the titular character.
  • The brief clip shows Batman (Robert Pattinson) standing in a red room. Music plays around him.
  • That’s the most we’re getting out of the film so far following weeks of rumors that a picture or post about Batman would drop on social media, according to

How did social media react?

Here are a few tweets to summarize the social media reaction.

Who is the next Batman?

  • Pattinson, who skyrocketed to nationwide popularity for his role as Edward Cullen in “Twilight,” will appear as the hero.
  • Pattinson will follow Ben Affleck, Christian Bale and Michael Keaton, who all took on the role in the past.
  • Pattinson told Variety he’s been thinking of the role for a while:
  • “It’s such an absurd thing to say. I sort of had an idea to do it, and I’d been prodding Matt. He didn’t accept any prods. I kept asking to meet him.”

Who else is in ‘The Batman’ movie?

What should you expect from the new “The Batman” movie?

  • Reeves told The Hollywood Reporter: “It’s very much a point of view-driven, noir Batman tale. It’s told very squarely on his shoulders, and I hope it’s going to be a story that will be thrilling but also emotional. It’s more Batman in his detective mode than we’ve seen in the films. The comics have a history of that. He’s supposed to be the world’s greatest detective, and that’s not necessarily been a part of what the movies have been. I’d love this to be one where when we go on that journey of tracking down the criminals and trying to solve a crime, it’s going to allow his character to have an arc so that he can go through a transformation.”

When does ‘The Batman’ hit theaters?

  • The new film is scheduled to be released on June 25, 2021.