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The Batman (2021) has started filming

VulcanRaven

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They started filming the movie in London last week and there are some set photos online:

Colin Farrell as The Penguin can be seen and that guy on the motorcycle might be Robert Pattinson. There are also many other pics:

They will also film in Glasgow:

I'm really excited about this because it has been a long time since the last solo Batman movie. I wasn't sure about Pattinson as Batman at first but I think he will be good. I hope we will see the new Batsuit soon.
 
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I feel like they haven't really made a Batman movie since Dark Knight Rises because they haven't. What an absolute mess Ben Affleck was to the character.

I don't dislike Robert Pattinson but physically he looks fit to play Spider Man not the Bat. Have absolutely no faith/interest in this iteration with the exception of how the reviews land.
 

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They started filming the movie in London last week and there are some set photos online:

Colin Farrell as The Penguin can be seen and that guy on the motorcycle might be Robert Pattinson. There are also many other pics:

They will also film in Glasgow:

I'm really excited about this because it has been a long time since the last solo Batman movie. I wasn't sure about Pattinson as Batman at first but I think he will be good. I hope we will see the new Batsuit soon.
Not a lot of time for Robert Pattison to bulk up.
 

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Who knows, we all know movie magic can make him in the suit more fit.

I won’t dismiss. Ledger’s Joker was doubted and it passed the test, whi knows? First trailer might tell.
 

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I like that we are getting a more agile looking Batman. Meathead Batman was not a good look.
I hope you're right, but knowing Hollywood we will still get a suit with exaggerated pecs and shit. I'm expecting more bulky Batman just like Dark Knight/BvS/Arkham games.
 

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What is it with marketing or whoever is in control of titles having hard ons for (re)using the most generic titles?
 

sol_bad

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Why the feck isn't penguin fat!!!!

Anyway, Matt Reeves is a great director. If you haven't seen Cloverfield, Let Me in or the recent Apes films, do yourself a favour and watch them.
 

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Just looked it up, Jeffrey Wright is James Gordan
Guess that is slightly contradictory

This guy is a fantastic actor, I prefer him over j jonah, jjj should be jjj and that's it in any comic book movie

A black Gordon is quite the change (and so is a more slender Batman) but I think he will do great

I would have loved to see Ted Levine as Gordon
 
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sol_bad

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This guy is a fantastic actor, I prefer him over j jonah, jjj should be jjj and that's it in any comic book movie

A black Gordon is quite the change (and so is a more slender Batman) but I think he will do great

I would have loved to see Ted Levine as Gordon
oh yeah
Jeffrey Wright is damn great and I actually hope he has a bigger role than what Gordan's usually get now.
It just confirms that it's not a part of the DCEU films.

Really wish I knew now why Ben Afleck found it so hard to come up with a script for his Batman film. Was WB being much more controlling back then and forcing the DCEU on him? And now they have loosened up a bit? It's so weird.
 

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oh yeah
Jeffrey Wright is damn great and I actually hope he has a bigger role than what Gordan's usually get now.
It just confirms that it's not a part of the DCEU films.

Really wish I knew now why Ben Afleck found it so hard to come up with a script for his Batman film. Was WB being much more controlling back then and forcing the DCEU on him? And now they have loosened up a bit? It's so weird.
Wright gets really involved in his roles so yeah it'd be great to see him, it would really push the seriousness of the plot
 
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Matt Reeves

I liked Snyder´s Batman but the studio fucked him so I say full reboot.

Edit: Gotham was overall good and is kinda set in the 90s. Watch it. Most Batman things are weirdly good. It´s only Forever, B&R and some of the toon films (Son of Batman) and games (Dark Tomorrow) that really went off the rails in my lifetime.
 
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residentgrigo

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A black Gordon is quite the change (and so is a more slender Batman) but I think he will do great
Lego Batman did it first and black Selina was done a lot too since the 60s. Even in Lego Batman.

Half-non-white Bruce would be 100% cool with me btw as long as he is born into old white money TM from one of his parents. I don´t thank that you could flip genders with too many of the Gotham characters though (Riddler or Two-Face may work for example) but almost none of them need to be hetero for the comic characterizations to work. Go crazy I say as long as it serves the story. The bonkers-broken DC canon tends to be very bendable.
 

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Bruce looks grumpy af.
He's in his 80s and lives alone in his mansion with only his dog as a companion. Alfred is also presumed to have passed away.
He also had a heart attack when he was 59 which forced him to retire.

In the show, he trains a new kid to take on his former crime fighting life and even acts as a mentor during his mission.

Really great show that changes up the Batman formula.
 
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