• ‘The Batman’ resumes production after Robert Pattinson’s COVID-19 diagnosis

    ‘The Batman’ resumes production after Robert Pattinson’s COVID-19 diagnosis

    “The Batman” is ready to fly again. Two weeks after the film’s star, Robert Pattinson, tested positive for the coronavirus, production on the much-anticipated film has resumed outside of London, England. “Following a hiatus for COVID 19 quarantine precautions, filming has now resumed on ‘The Batman’ in the UK,” Warner Bros. Pictures said in a …
  • Why Christopher Nolan has become one of Hollywood’s surest bets

    Why Christopher Nolan has become one of Hollywood’s surest bets

    What better way to mark the 20th anniversary of Christopher Nolan’s groundbreaking “Memento” than with “Tenet,” the strangest movie rollout in memory? “Tenet” hit theaters Thursday — two days before “Memento” premiered in 2000 — where it landed in an alien theatergoing landscape of required masks and one-third capacity limits. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, …
  • ‘Batman’ star Robert Pattinson tests positive for COVID-19: report

    ‘Batman’ star Robert Pattinson tests positive for COVID-19: report

    Holy COVID, Batman! After an early report on Thursday said that production on Warner Bros.’ “The Batman” had been halted due to a positive coronavirus test from a crew member, the inflicted person has been revealed: the film’s star, British actor Robert Pattinson. Sources told Vanity Fair that, although Warner Bros. is keeping mum, the …
  • ‘The Batman’ halts filming after crew member tests positive for COVID-19

    ‘The Batman’ halts filming after crew member tests positive for COVID-19

    Warner Bros.’ “The Batman” has suspended filming in the United Kingdom after a crew member tested positive for coronavirus. “A member of ‘The Batman’ production has tested positive for Covid-19 and is isolating in accordance with established protocols,” a Warner Bros. spokesperson said in a statement. “Filming is temporarily paused.” News of the shutdown comes …
  • Ben Affleck to return as Batman in upcoming ‘The Flash’ movie

    Ben Affleck to return as Batman in upcoming ‘The Flash’ movie

    Sources have confirmed that Ben Affleck is returning as Batman in the upcoming “Flash” movie, which Warner Bros. is putting into production. It is to be a cameo role. And, yes, Affleck will be playing the Dark Knight alongside Michael Keaton’s Batman from the 1989 Tim Burton film, in what is billed by “Flash” director …
  • ‘The Batman’ director Matt Reeves reveals first look at logo, teaser poster

    ‘The Batman’ director Matt Reeves reveals first look at logo, teaser poster

    Director Matt Reeves revealed the first look of the logo at his upcoming film “The Batman” on Thursday, as well as a teaser poster to promote the upcoming panel for the DC Films production at the DC FanDome virtual presentation on Aug. 22. The poster, designed by DC’s chief creative officer Jim Lee, depicts the …
  • Robert Pattinson’s ‘The Batman’ resuming production in September

    Robert Pattinson’s ‘The Batman’ resuming production in September

    “The Batman” will resume shooting in early September in the UK at Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden, according to insiders. The comic book adventure was roughly seven weeks into production when filming had to be halted in March due to the coronavirus pandemic. “The Batman,” which is said to be a grittier and more realistic take …
  • ‘The Batman’ companion TV series about Gotham PD coming to HBO Max

    ‘The Batman’ companion TV series about Gotham PD coming to HBO Max

    HBO Max has given a series commitment to a drama set in the Gotham police department from Matt Reeves and Terrence Winter, Variety has learned. The untitled series will be set in the world Reeves is creating for the feature film “The Batman,” with the intent being to launch a new Batman universe across multiple platforms. …
  • Michael Keaton may return as Batman in ‘The Flash’ film

    Michael Keaton may return as Batman in ‘The Flash’ film

    Michael Keaton is in talks to return to the role of Batman in the upcoming Warner Bros. movie “The Flash,” starring Ezra Miller, The Wrap reported Monday. The 68-year-old actor first played the Caped Crusader in 1989’s “Batman” and 1992’s “Batman Returns,” both directed by Tim Burton. His most recent venture into comic-book territory was …
  • Denny O’Neil, ‘Batman’ writer and comic book legend, dead at 81

    Denny O’Neil, ‘Batman’ writer and comic book legend, dead at 81

    Longtime comic book writer and editor Denny O’Neil died Thursday at home of natural causes, Games Radar reports. He was 81. Best known for his work writing DC Comics’ “Batman” and editing Batman titles from 1986 to 2000, O’Neil also worked at Marvel Comics on such series as “Spider-Man” and “Iron Man.” Over the course …