The Batman Movie

The Batman movie production status is currently Production

March 14, 2020 • Finalizing production budget, filming the movie begins. Principal photography has begun in London.

Who's Involved:

Robert Pattinson, Matt Reeves, Colin Farrell, Walter Hamada, Simon Emanuel, Zoe Kravitz, Peter Sarsgaard, Dylan Clark, Paul Dano, John Turturro, Jeffrey Wright, Michael E. Uslan, Jayme Lawson, Chantal Nong Vo

Release Date:

Friday, October 1, 2021 (Nationwide)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

This new Batman movie stars Robert Pattinson as Bruce Wayne / Batman, Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman, Paul Dano as the Riddler, Colin Farrell as the Penguin, Jeffrey Wright as James Gordon and Andy Serkis as Alfred Pennyworth.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

Crew: Who's making The Batman

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 Entertainment

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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

On or about March 14, 2020, the film was in Production status.

Principal photography has begun in London.

On or about September 24, 2019, the film was in 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.

On or about May 28, 2019, the film was in Pre-Production status.

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

On or about August 7, 2018, the film was in 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.

On or about July 13, 2017, the film was in 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).

On or about October 19, 2016, the film was in Pre-Production status.

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

On or about April 12, 2016, the film was in 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.

On or about July 20, 2015, the film was in Announced status.

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

The Batman Release Date: When is it coming out?

The Batman is coming out in 2021 on Friday, October 1, 2021 (Nationwide release). There is 1 other movie coming out on the same date, including Untitled Paramount/Hasbro Event Film (2021).

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