With less than two months until The Batman hits the big screen, director Matt Reeves reveals he’s already screened the film on IMAX.
The Batman director Matt Reeves gives an update on DC’s upcoming movie and says his IMAX experience is nothing short of spectacular. The highly anticipated reboot of Batman The film franchise is set to hit theaters on March 4. It will focus on the superhero’s early years as Gotham’s Caped Crusader and see him face off against iconic DC villains. Robert Pattinson stars alongside Zoë Kravitz as Selina Kyle/Catwoman, Colin Farrell as Penguin, Paul Dano as The Riddler, Jeffrey Wright as Commissioner Gordon, and Andy Serkis as Alfred.
Reeves, known for leading both Planet of the Apes suites, helms The Batman as director and co-writer. The filmmaker returned to work after Ben Affleck quit the film. Affleck was set to star, direct, produce and co-write the superhero solo outing as part of his involvement in the DC Extended Universe. However, in 2017, the actor dropped the project, citing several reasons. Reeves, a longtime Batman fan, reworked the story in an attempt to deviate from previous films. film on The Batman started in January 2020 and officially ended in March last year.
Less than two months from Batman’s long-awaited premiere, Reeves gave fans a little update on the film. In a recent tweet, the director said he just finished reviewing the film on IMAX and promoted the theater “immersive” format. Reeves teased that viewers will enjoy watching the “incredible” look and sound of the film, and even shared a preview – the title card flashed on the giant screen. Check out Reeves’ post below:
Reeves’ road to achievement The Batman has been paved with many challenges, from Affleck’s resignation to multiple production delays due to the pandemic. Now that the film is nearing its release date, anticipation is high among DC fans. Based on the trailers, the filmmaker obviously took a different path in terms of storytelling and even visuals in The Batman. His approach feels grungier and seems to focus more on the detective side of the Dark Knight than his billionaire/playboy persona of older iterations. This new take on Batman would be closer to the comics than any other previous adaptations.
Interesting way, The Batman is intended to establish a standalone film franchise separate from that of the DCEU Justice League series. Reeves’ take on Batman marks a pivotal point in DC’s shared universe, as it will set the tone for two more movie sequels and an HBO Max spin-off series based on Farrell’s Penguin. It will certainly be exciting to see how fans react to a darker, almost suspenseful version of the beloved superhero. Whether it’s a success or a failure, The Batman worth experiencing as its director intended, in its fully immersive, high-definition glory.
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