Warner Bros. Pictures recently announced that director Matt Reeves has begun writing the screenplay for the sequel to The Batman. He and Dylan Clark will continue to serve as producers. This information was revealed in relation to the just-released film, which has surpassed the $750 million gross mark worldwide.
Robert Pattinson will still return as Batman in this project, directed by director Matt Reeves.
Premiered in early March, Batman has received many positive reviews from both professionals and audiences.
Toby Emmerich, President of Warner Bros. Pictures, and director Matt Reeves jointly announced the news during a Warner Bros. presentation. Pictures at the CinemaCon event in Las Vegas.
At the moment it’s too early to tell how The Batman 2 will deliver the story. At CinemaCon, director Matt Reeves only shared in general terms: “I’m excited to be back in the world of cinema, but maybe we’ll discuss the details later.”
Batman’s end “paved the way” for many other famous villains in the original DC Comics. Among them, the most famous are Joker (played by Barry Keoghan), Penguin or Hush.
HBO Max also recently announced production of a series based on Colin Farrell’s The Penguin, set in The Batman universe. Director Matt Reeves will also be reuniting with JJ Abrams and DC Universe creator Bruce Timm for the animated series Batman: Caped Crusader.
Reeves’ credits to date include the Planet of the Apes series, the horror fantasy film Let Me In and the sci-fi film Cloverfield. Other works by the director include Felicity, Ordinary Joe, Lift, Mother/Android, Away, Tales from the Loop and The Passage.