Director Matt Reeves has revealed a first look at Robert Pattinson in The Batman costume! The first look comes in the form of a camera test that was shot by director of photography Greig Fraser and features music by composer Michael Giacchino. You can view The Batman costume in the video below!
Director Matt Reeves (the Planet of the Apes films) is at the helm, with Robert Pattinson (upcoming Tenet, The Lighthouse, Good Time) leading The Batman cast as Gotham City’s vigilante detective, Batman, and billionaire Bruce Wayne.
Starring alongside Pattinson as Gotham’s famous and infamous cast of characters are Zoë Kravitz (Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Mad Max: Fury Road) as Selina Kyle, Paul Dano (Love & Mercy, 12 Years a Slave) as Edward Nashton, and Jeffrey Wright (the Hunger Games films) as the GCPD’s James Gordon.
John Turturro (the Transformers films) will play Carmine Falcone, Peter Sarsgaard (The Magnificent Seven, Black Mass) is Gotham D.A. Gil Colson, and Jayme Lawson (Farewell Amor) as mayoral candidate Bella Reál.
Also appearing are Andy Serkis (the Planet of the Apes films, Black Panther) as Alfred and Colin Farrell (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Dumbo) as Oswald Cobblepot.
Reeves and Dylan Clark (the Planet of the Apes films) are producing the film, with Simon Emanuel, Michael E. Uslan, Walter Hamada and Chantal Nong Vo serving as executive producers.
Reeves’ behind-the-scenes creative team includes Oscar-nominated director of photography Greig Fraser (Lion, upcoming Dune), his Planet of the Apes production designer, James Chinlund, and editors William Hoy (the Planet of the Apes films) and Tyler Nelson (Rememory).
The effects are headed up by Oscar-winning VFX supervisor Dan Lemmon (The Jungle Book) and Oscar-nominated SFX supervisor Dominic Tuohy (1917, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker).
Also on board are Oscar-nominated sound mixer Stuart Wilson (1917, the Star Wars franchise); Oscar-winning costume designer Jacqueline Durran (1917, Little Women, Anna Karenina) and costume designers Glyn Dillon (the Star Wars franchise) and David Crossman (1917, the Star Wars franchise); hair designer Zoe Tahir (upcoming No Time to Die, Spectre); and Oscar-nominated makeup designer Naomi Donne (1917).
As was previously confirmed, Michael Giacchino will be composing the score for the film. Reeves and Giacchino have worked together on multiple films, beginning with Cloverfield in 2008. They also worked together on Let Me In, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, and War for the Planet of the Apes.
Batman was created by Bob Kane with Bill Finger. Based on characters from DC, The Batman is set to open in theaters June 25, 2021 and will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures.
What do you think about this first look at The Batman costume? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below! Here’s also brighter version of the Batman symbol.