REPORT: Batman has two clips, one without an actor

According to The Hollywood Reporters Heat Vision newsletter, sources report that two versions of Matt Reeves’ The Batman are for viewers. One clip of the film shows a particular actor, and the other cut him entirely. The final test screening had already been performed, and the study chose the preferred version.

This report follows rumors that Eternals star Barry Keoghan will appear as the Joker in The Batman, despite being officially cast as an officer in the Gotham City Police Department in the film in 2020. Stanley Merkel in 2020. Encourages the role as Keoghan allegedly as a crime Prince clown enthusiastically withdrew from fans on social media. However, neither the actor nor Warner Bros. has confirmed this is official.

While rumors are circulating about Keoghan’s villain role in the film, Batman’s official summary suggests that another survivor of the film is with Edward Nashton / The Riddler, Paul Dano, who appeared in a trailer for the film. After commenting on the other villains whose appearances have been confirmed in the movie, the summary itself refers to an anonymous “murder” directed at Gotham’s elite with no further clue who may be in that character.

In March 2021, director Matt Reeves announced the official end of filming for The Batman following significant production delays due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, which delayed the release date by nearly a year. A trailer was released during the DC FanDome showing the film’s ugly approach to Dark Knight. The title hero is lined up against Dano’s The Riddler.

Batman has been defined as a neo-noir crime story that follows a young Bruce Wayne who is only in his second year in self-defense. No sequel or possible sequence has been confirmed for the franchise. Still, the team has regularly praised Reeves’ story, with Dano calling it “potentially very powerful” and Colin Farrell, played by Oswald Cobblepot / The Penguin in the film, calling it “head.”. “wonderful, dark and exciting manuscript.”

Although the film is said to be completely separate from the DCEU, it recently reported that the story takes place in Earth-2 DC. The next blockbuster from The Flash of DC explores a heterogeneous film concept that uses multiple universes to include Ben Affleck and Michael Keaton’s versions of Batman. In addition, a series based on the Gotham City Police Department, located in the same universe as The Batman, will be distributed via HBO Max. The Batman will hit theaters on March 4, 2022.