Matt Reeves Provides Updates on THE BATMAN Sequel & THE PENGUIN

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Via an interview with COLLIDER (for the 15th anniversary of CLOVERFIELD), Matt Reeves has given some updates on the sequel to THE BATMAN as well as the HBO series THE PENGUIN

On the status of THE BATMAN sequel…

We’re deep in it and my partner and I are writing, Mattson [Tomlin] and I are writing, and it’s really exciting, and I’m really excited about what we’re doing.  [I’m] really excited to be doing that [THE BATMAN sequel] with Rob [Pattinson], because I just think he’s such a special person and actor.

On THE PENGUIN about to commence shooting…

We are very, very soon going to start shooting The Penguin with Colin. That is super exciting.

How THE PENGUIN will lead into THE BATMAN sequel…

There’s actually a whole little fabric of things we’re wanting to do, the way we’re doing with [THE PENGUIN] and how that comes back into how that will lead into the sequel, and what that sequel is going to be.

On other potential TV and film spinoffs of THE BATMAN

There are some other things we have planned too.  The Batverse of what we’re doing has me very, very excited, and I’m very passionate about it. So I’m excited.

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Exciting indeed!

As I posted here on BOF a few days ago, I was told that THE PENGUIN will serve as a “halfway bridge” from THE BATMAN to the sequel, so I figure we’ll see THE PENGUIN in late 2023/early 2024 and then THE BATMAN 2 in 2025.  That means once THE PENGUIN begins shooting next month (February 2023), we’ll have a lot to cover on THE BATMAN UNIVERSE over the next couple of years.  Watch this space. – Bill “Jett” Ramey

CLICK HERE for BOF’s coverage of THE PENGUIN. For BOF’s coverage of THE BATMAN, visit BOF’s Everything About THE BATMAN Page. For BOF’s coverage of the upcoming sequel, visit BOF’s Everything About THE BATMAN SEQUEL Page.