A newly surfaced set photograph from The Batman filming suggests Wonder Woman exists in the rebooted Batman Universe developed by director Matt Reeves. The image, captured throughout a scene populated with extras on the Liverpool set, exhibits what seems to be a Halloween partygoer dressed in an outfit resembling the traditional costume worn by Wonder Woman. This newest snapshot comes after an earlier leaked photograph confirmed one other further, additionally pictured, carrying a bright-colored Superman costume. DC brass over the summer time confirmed The Batman exists by itself Earth, separate from the DC Extended Universe residence to Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman and Henry Cavill’s Superman.
“There is that one Earth that exists in Justice League, after which the beginnings of one other earth that’s taking place in its early levels of [The Batman],” Warner Bros. Pictures President of DC-Based Film Production Walter Hamada stated throughout a digital DC FanDome occasion in August. “And then, clearly, there are outliers like Joker, which does not exist in both earth, however that is okay, it is all a part of the multiverse. Matt Reeves can proceed to construct out his Gotham, and he is bought nice plans on how you can construct it out and construct it out in a means that is progressive.”
Reeves’ noir-driven detective story finds Bruce Wayne (Robert Pattinson) in his second 12 months because the costumed protector of crime-riddled Gotham City, additionally the main target of a beforehand introduced tv spinoff starring members of the GCPD. A prequel from Reeves and Boardwalk Empire creator Terence Winter, the Gotham PD sequence is a part of Warner’s effort to “launch a brand new Batman universe throughout a number of platforms.”
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Whether or not the super-powered Amazon warrior and the Man of Steel are current superheroes in the world of The Batman, Reeves describes the Bruce Wayne-focused reboot as a street-level detective story influenced by gritty Seventies cop films.
“Because the film is a detective story, as a result of it’s a thriller in the type of cop world, and since it is about corruption, we’re treating this Batman story as if this might have occurred,” Reeves stated throughout DC FanDome. “The thought is that Batman would not have type of the flexibility to have super-heroic powers, he simply has super-heroic focus and super-heroic drive.”
Naming Chinatown, The French Connection, and Taxi Driver as influences, Reeves added he pulled from “a number of ’70s, type of street-grounded tales.”
Also starring Zoe Kravitz, Paul Dano, Jeffrey Wright, Andy Serkis, and Colin Farrell, The Batman opens in theaters on March 4, 2022.