Matt Reeves’ The Batman will be the debut of Robert Pattinson as the title character, but why is he the new Batman? The Caped Crusader is one of the most popular and beloved superheroes in comic book history
Batman’s history on the big screen has been full of ups and downs, with successes like Tim Burton’s Batman Returns and Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight trilogy, and underperformances like Joel Schumacher’s Batman & Robin.
The underperformance of Justice League and other projects led Warner to change its plans for the DC Extended Universe and its multiverse, and it’s now bringing a new version of Batman separate from the DCEU in The Batman
The Batman will follow a younger Bruce Wayne on his second year as vigilante and detective as he comes across some of his most famous enemies