“The Batman 2”: the release date of the sequel was confirmed

In his second year fighting crime, Batman explores the corruption that exists in Gotham City and its link to his own family. In addition, he will come into conflict with a serial killer known as “the Riddler”. (Warner Bros.)

Robert Pattinson will return as the Dark Knight in The Batman Part II, the sequel to the film released in 2022. The official confirmation was given this Tuesday during the batch of announcements by DC Studios, now led by James Gunn and Peter Safran. The second film will be seen on October 3, 2025 in theaters.

The project is developed separately from the new DC Universe that is being recently consolidated by Gunn and Safran, that is, it belongs to the also called DC Elseworlds (other worlds). The latter will also be joined Joker: Folie à Deux, the second installment with Joaquin Phoenix in the role of the villain and that will present Lady Gaga as Harley Quinn. Its premiere is set for October 4, 2024.

Robert Pattinson brought Batman to life in Matt Reeves' movie.  (Warner Bros.)
Robert Pattinson brought Batman to life in Matt Reeves’ movie. (Warner Bros.)

Reeves and Pattinson will once again work together on the story of Bruce Wayne and his heroic alter ego Batman. For now, details about the story, the start of filming, and the cast are still being kept under wraps; however, it is hoped that it will be possible to explore the disputes between the superhero and other Gotham City villains, such as the Joker (played by Barry Keoghan in the first part).

batman It was one of the most successful movies of last year after grossing $770 million at the global box office. After its passage through theaters, it was released through the HBO Max platform and there it also managed to position itself among the most watched in the catalog. The impact of this title is unique and James Gunn doesn’t plan on missing the opportunity to give Matt Reeves creative freedom to go ahead with his own BatVerse.

The filmmaker will work on "The Batman Part II"a sequel to arrive in 2025. (Warner Bros.)
The filmmaker will work on “The Batman Part II”, a sequel that will arrive in 2025. (Warner Bros.)

At the beginning of January, the also director of cloverfield Y Planet of the Apes: Showdown revealed having met with the co-director of DC Studios to ensure “mutual support” and not “bump” along the way, since their narratives will grow in a differentiated and independent way.

DC Elseworlds, the home of The Batman and Joker

The dynamics of the DC Comics comics have finally permeated the film world, since the purpose will not only be to create a cohesive universe in every way (as James Gunn said today, in “film, television, animation and video games”); but it will also allow other stories to grow in parallel. At DC Elseworlds, big screen hits like batman Y jokertwo films characterized by high doses of violence and a harshness typical of the decadent Gotham City.

The story of this version of the superhero is set in DC Elseworlds, a new category created by James Gunn and Peter Safran.  (Warner Bros.)
The story of this version of the superhero is set in DC Elseworlds, a new category created by James Gunn and Peter Safran. (Warner Bros.)

Despite not being connected, they are films that worked perfectly separately in terms of cinematographic quality and narrative with much more adult plots. Even the role of Batman’s archenemy led Joaquin Phoenix to receive the Oscar for Best Actor in 2020. This is how he became the second actor to win the golden statuette for the role of the Joker, after Heath Ledger received the same posthumous recognition more than a decade ago.

Now, batman, joker and more content from the DC Universe is available in the HBO Max catalog.

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