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Robert Pattinson will return as the caped-crusader for The Batman sequel

2 years ago

By The Guide Liverpool

Robert Pattinson will return as the caped-crusader for The Batman sequel

Warner Bros revealed the news on Tuesday at an the CinemaCon event in Las Vegas that Robert Pattinson will return to his role as The Batman

Robert Pattinson will reportedly return to reprise his role as the caped-crusader in a sequel to the recently released film The Batman but there is no news yet as to whether filming will once again take place in Liverpool.

Warner Bros revealed the news of the English actor’s return on Tuesday at the CinemaCon event in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Writer and director Matt Reeves attended the event and said he was “excited to jump back into this world for the next chapter,” according to People.

No further details about the plot or release date were revealed.

The Batman was filmed in Liverpool using the likes of St. George’s Hall and the Royal Liver Building as backdrops back in 2020.

The Batman

St. George’s Hall used for filming of The Batman.
Picture – Al Stirling

Reeves’ dark revamp of the DC superhero franchise was released in March of this year.

The film saw Bruce Wayne, played by Pattinson, on a journey for vengeance in the underworld, where he encountered Catwoman’s Selina Kyle, played by Zoe Kravitz.

The film also stars John Turturro as Carmine Falcone and Paul Dano as enigmatic villain The Riddler.

Warner Bros also treated fans to new glimpses of other upcoming films at CinemaCon, including Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis, The Flash, and Wonka, starring Timothee Chalamet.

Watch below as Josh meets Ollie Cooke from Liverpool Film Office to talk about The Batman, filmed here in Liverpool.

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