Earlier this month, we reported that Matt Reeves became scheduled to fulfill with DC Studios’ new co-heads James Gunn and Peter Safran about the future of the BatVerse—and it seems like that assembly turned into a hit. The sequel to The Batman is formally on the calendar, along the outstanding slate of DCU films and series that were announced at a wonderful-secret assembly with the clicking this week. Robert Pattinson’s caped crusader will go back on October three, 2025.
In addition to revealing the release date for the notably expected sequel, Gunn additionally confirmed that Reeves is actively working on his “Batman Crime Saga,” which incorporates the Colin Farrell spin-off collection The Penguin, which is about to start filming next month. As Reeves previously shared with Collider, The Penguin will at once tie into The Batman — Part II, and essentially lay the inspiration for where matters are whilst audiences reunite with Bruce Wayne within the film. Previously, Reeves informed us that the sequel will maintain Bruce Wayne on the coronary heart of the tale, sharing:
“To me, the thing that I really feel is that I also believe that Rob [Pattinson] is so special in the role. My goal has always been to do these point-of-view stories that allow the character to always be the emotional center of the story. Because a lot of times what happens is, after you do the first one, then suddenly other Rogues Gallery characters come in, and they kind of take over, and then Batman takes a backseat sort of character-wise, or emotionally.”
In the wake of the Gunn-Safran appointment, the sequel changed into already eyeing a 2025 launch date, so it is a remedy to look that matters seem to be closing on course. Gunn seems very pleased with what Reeves has planned, pronouncing, “Matt is running on [The Batman sequel], which he thinks of as a Batman Crime Saga, which also consists of [The Penguin] series, and it’s far its own issue. He’s difficult at work on that. He got here in and pitched us some extremely good, virtually cool stuff the alternative day. So our plan is for that to hold.”
Safran additionally reaffirmed that The Batman isn’t going to be pushed aside in want of anyplace they plan to go with their other Batman-centric tales, explaining that, “The Batman isn’t always a stepchild. It’s all underneath DC, we’re absolutely invested inside the success of The Batman, just like we’re everything else.”
It may be a protracted way away, but The Batman — Part II will bring vengeance back to the silver display screen on October three, 2025.
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