Well, we have some Batman casting news: Robert Pattinson is the next Dark Knight. Thoughts? Yeah, I'm still processing it all, too. It's certainly a conversation starter, so let's start the conversation, and hope for the best. Sorry, Armie Hammer, your Sisyphean quest to be the Bat has come to a close. I also know who the villains are - they're a blast from the past, and frankly the whole thing sounds like a huge disaster, but you never know. In any case, let's lay out everything we now know about The Batman, and start speculating about where all this is going.Read More
Another of my predictions has come true - that’s twice this week. Time to either enroll in the Xavier Institute, or maybe get some training from Scatman Crothers in how to use my gift wisely.
As I suggested would happen on a recent episode of this podcast (https://www.spreaker.com/user/mattsager/episode-97-black-panther-and-aquaman-tri), Ben Affleck has officially exited The Batman, Matt Reeves’ cinematic relaunch of the Dark Knight slated for release in 2021.
Deadline reports, and Affleck has confirmed on Twitter, that The Batman will feature a younger Bruce Wayne, and will follow an origin story based on, or similar to, the classic Batman: Year One.Read More