The Batman Movie

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Who's Involved:

Peter Sarsgaard, Matt Reeves, Paul Dano, Andy Serkis, Robert Pattinson, Jeffrey Wright, Barry Keoghan, Con O'Neill, Colin Farrell, Zoe Kravitz, John Turturro, Dylan Clark, Walter Hamada, Simon Emanuel, Michael E. Uslan, Jayme Lawson, Max Carver, Chantal Nong Vo, Alex Ferns, Charlie Carver

Release Date:

Friday, March 4, 2022 Nationwide

strong violent and disturbing content, drug content, strong language, and some suggestive material.
Runtime: 2 hrs, 55 m
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

From Warner Bros. Pictures comes The Batman, with director Matt Reeves (the “Planet of the Apes” films) at the helm and with Robert Pattinson (“Tenet,” “The Lighthouse,” “Good Time”) starring as Gotham City’s vigilante detective, Batman, and billionaire Bruce Wayne.

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Who stars in The Batman: Cast List

... Bruce Wayne / Batman

Mickey 17, The Batman Part II  

... Commissioner Gordon

American Fiction , Rustin  

... Selina Kyle / Catwoman

Rough Night, X-Men: First Class  

... Oswald Cobblepot / Penguin

Voyagers, Horrible Bosses  

... Edward Nashton / Riddler

Dumb Money, Being Flynn  

Till, The Woman King  

... Alfred Pennyworth

Luther, Luther: The Fallen Sun  

... Carmine Falcone

Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio, Secret Window  

... Gotham D.A. Gil Colson

Memory, Mr. Jones  

... Stanley Merkel

Saltburn, Gladiator 2  

... Commissioner Pete Savage

Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire, Knuckledust  

The Boys in the Band  

Who's making The Batman: Crew List

A look at the The Batman behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Matt Reeves last directed War for the Planet of the Apes and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. The film's writer Matt Reeves last wrote War for the Planet of the Apes and Let Me In.


Matt Reeves


Matt Reeves


Dylan Clark
Matt Reeves

Production Company

DC Studios

Production: What we know about The Batman?

Key Facts

  1. Warner Bros. has made a decision to halt production on “The Batman” for two weeks due to the coronavirus (3/14/2020).
  2. Robert Pattinson stars as Gotham City’s vigilante detective, Batman, and billionaire Bruce Wayne (3/14/2020).
  3. Matt Reeves turned in a new script said to focus on a young caped crusader (Hollywood Reporter, 8/13/18).
  4. When asked if he would be working with Ben Affleck's script, director Matt Reeves said, "No, it’s a new story. It’s just starting again. I’m excited about it. I think it’s going to be really cool (Happy Sad Confused podcast, 7/13/17).”

Filming Timeline

  1. 2022 - January: The film was set to Completed  status.
  2. 2021 - March: The film was set to Post-Production  status.
  3. 2020 - March: The film was set to Production  status.

    Principal photography has begun in London.

  4. 2019 - September: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.

    Filming likely to start in late 2019 or early 2020. Robert Pattinson to play batman and Jonah Hill in talks to play the villain.

  5. 2019 - May: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.

    Expected to start this summer with filming in late 2019 or early 2020.

  6. 2018 - August: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.

    Matt Reeves said, "We are working on getting our draft in the next couple of weeks and things are progressing (8/2/18)." The hope is to shoot sometime next spring or early summer.

  7. 2017 - July: The film was set to Development  status.

    Newly hired director Matt Reeves has decided to scrapped the earlier script that Ben Affleck, Chris Terrio and DC's Geoff Johns had worked on (7/13/17).

  8. 2016 - October: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.

    Joe Manganiello told Entertainment Tonight (10/18/16) that production on the the film is expected to begin Spring 2017.

  9. 2016 - April: The film was set to Development  status.

    Warner Bros. head Kevin Tsujihara confirmed his studio is moving ahead with Ben Affleck's stand-alone Batman movie, which the actor will star in and direct.

  10. 2015 - July: The film was set to Announced  status.

    Ben Affleck is in talks to star in, co-write and possibly direct a standalone Batman movie.

The Batman Release Date: When was the film released?

The Batman was a Nationwide release in 2022 on Friday, March 4, 2022. There were 9 other movies released on the same date, including Asking For It, Mother Schmuckers and Fresh.

The Batman DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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The Batman was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 .

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