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Over the past few days the internet has been a buzz with news and rumors surrounding Matt Reeves’ The Batman.

With all signs pointing to actor Robert Pattinson rocking the cape and cowl in The Batman, the attention now turns to the villains of the film.

For months talks have surrounded which villains will come out of Batman’s Rogues Gallery with Matt Reeves himself outing Oswald Cobblepot, the Penguin, as the lead antagonist for his film.  Now multiple sources have leaked that two more villains will join the fight against the Dark Knight.

New news is that Selena Kyle, aka Catwoman, and Edward Nygma, aka The Riddler, will join The Penguin as the other two antagonists to drive Bruce Wayne “batty”.

Since the beginning character and voice actor Josh Gad (Frozen and Beauty and the Beast) has been linked to the role of Penguin in The Batman. No word yet on who might take up the role of Catwoman.

Earlier today, comicbook.com reported that Sebastian Stan, who just came off playing Bucky Barnes/The Winter Soldier in the MCU, wants to play the role of The Riddler in The Batman.

During a Q&A at the Jus In Bello event in Rome, Stan was asked what role he would love to play next in which Stan replied:

“I would love to try and play The Riddler.  Thats an interesting character.  I don’t know ho you’d play that one actually, that would be very hard to be honest, because you couldn’t be like crazy, crazy, crazy.  You would have to be kind of much darker than that, but that’s an interesting character.”

Catwoman, Penguin and Riddler have seen big screen time before.  Danny Devito put his spin on the Penguin alongside Michelle Pfeiffer, who played a perfect adaptation of Selina Kyle in Tim Burton’s Batman Returns.  Anne Hathaway also played Kyle in Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight Rises.  Jim Carrey is the last to play Riddler on the screen, taking on the role in Batman Forever directed by Joel Schumacher.

Despite multiple sources disagreeing on just how many villains will be featured in The Batman there is no doubt that Robert Bat-tinson will have his hands full with the three villains reported to be in the film, so far.

Three Villains Named For Matt Reeves’ ‘The Batman’

Over the past few days the internet has been a buzz with news and rumors surrounding Matt Reeves’ The Batman.

George Clooney Gave Ben Affleck Advice About P…

George Clooney Gave Ben Affleck Advice About Playing Batman

In 2012, Ben Affleck and George Clooney teamed up to produce the historical drama Argo and immediately became close friends. When Affleck was cast as Batman for 2016’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice his good friend George Clooney had some advice for him as it pertained to playing the iconic character.

“I said: ‘Don’t do it’.  It was only from my experience, which is, you know…he did great…

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Matt Reeves Offers Update on New Batman Script

Reeves Offers Update on New Batman Script

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As fans await what Matt Reeves has in store for the Dark Knight, he reports another delay in production for The Batman.

With only the confirmation of it being at an early stage in Batman’s career – thus simultaneously confirming the exit of previous portrayer Ben Affleck – the only component missing from casting and principal photography has been a definitive screenplay. Unfortunately, while…

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Zack Snyder: Affleck Was “Best Batman Ever”

Zack Snyder: Affleck Was “Best Batman Ever”

Ben Affleck’s time under the Batman cowl has been an eventful one. He not only played the character in three movies (counting his Suicide Squad cameo), but was at one point was going to be directing and co-writing The Batman.

Now that we know Affleck won’t be playing the character again, his two-time director Zack Snyder — the man who made the original casting choice — took to Vero to offer…

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Ben Affleck ceremonially hangs up the cape and…

Ben Affleck ceremonially hangs up the cape and cowl in hilarious fashion (see video below) on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night. 

Affleck said on a more serious note during the interview, “I tried to direct a version of it and worked with a really good screenwriter, but just couldn’t come up with a version, couldn’t crack it, so I thought …it was time to let someone else take a shot at it.” (watch video interview below)

VIDEO: Ben Affleck on Ending His Reign as Batm…

VIDEO: Ben Affleck on Ending His Reign as Batman – JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!

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Zack Snyder’s Original JUSTICE LEAGUE Trilogy Plans Revealed by Kevin Smith:

Smith says he was told that in Snyder’s version of Justice League, the fim’s ending was similar to the one we see now but with one major difference: as Steppenwolf zooms up the Boom Tube back to his home planet, defeated, Darkseid appears at the other end and glimpses the Justice League:

“[The League] saw Darkseid, and Darkseid saw them,” Smith said. “Boom tube closes, and that’s the end of the f*cking movie. With them all knowing there’s something out there, and we have to go.”

Smith also says that the shot in the Justice League trailer of Jeremy Irons’ Alfred talking to an unknowon person offscreen was meant to be Green Lantern’s arrival, not the re-emergence of Superman. This would have opened the doors for a sequel set off-Earth:

“Justice League 2 was going cosmic as they take the fight to Apokolips … and the Lantern Corps was involved.”

The end of Justice League 2, however, would have been a defeat, with Smith referencing Empire Strikes Back and Infinity War, noting that Darkseid would have defeated the Justice League then gone back to Earth to desecrate the world, forming the hellscape we glimpsed in Batman’s Knightmare in Batman v Superman. This would have led to the third and final film being a showdown with Darkseid:

“That was going to be the entire third movie,” Smith said. “The heroes’ last stand against Darkseid and the forces of Apokolips — holy f*ck!”

Matt Reeves’ THE BATMAN Gets June 2021 Release…

Matt Reeves’ THE BATMAN Gets June 2021 Release Date:

Ben Affleck will not be returning to play the Caped Crusader, which had been expected for some time, as Reeves will be handpicking the next Bruce Wayne.

Sources tell Variety that studio execs have been very happy with early versions of Reeves’ draft and that he had been spending the past couple of months giving a final polish before he began meeting actors for the part.

No details have been revealed, including how old Bruce Wayne will be in the movie. Some believe Reeves wants someone younger, in their mid-20s, while others believe the studio wants someone a little older to play the part. Most insiders stress, however, that until the director begins meetings, no final decision will be made on that front.