The Batman’s very first trailer was loaded with spooky mystery.
After months of Twitter-teases and casting statements, director Matt Reeves has finally debuted some video from his upcoming motion picture, The Batman– and it looks incredible. The movie might just have to do with 25%completed, but it’s on track to resume filming quickly, but in the mean time, this clip has us completely on board.
DC’s FanDome event has been a non-stop rollercoaster of news and announcements. But the virtual convention was complemented by what many would think about to be the most anticipated occasion of the day: A first-look at the brand-new Batman movie by Matt Reeves. More than just concept art or behind-the-scenes sneak peeks, Reeves brought a full two-minute teaser trailer for The Batman
With a spooky Nirvana tune to set the tone, The Batman is currently providing on Reeves’ promise to be unlike any Batman movie we have actually seen prior to. It will dive into the Dark Knight’s second year under the cowl and feature the “origin story” of some significant gamers from comic book history like The Penguin, The Riddler, and Catwoman. Reeves has stressed that it will look more into Bruce’s work as the World’s Greatest Detective than Batman as a symbol of hope or peace.
We’ve broken the teaser down frame-by-frame to reveal 22 information and clues you may have missed out on for the film.
The Batman is set to hit theaters on October 1,2021 And make sure to take a look at more of our DC FanDome protection, from news about James Gunn’s The Suicide Team to a second trailer for Wonder Lady 1984
1. No More Lies
Someone is triggering rather a stir in Gotham City. The trailer opens with the GCPD examining a crime scene. There’s been a murder, and the victim had their face covered in duct tape, with “No More Lies” composed across it.
2. New Jim Gordon
Jeffery Wright is playing Jim Gordon, who likely hasn’t end up being the commissioner of the GCPD just yet– star Alex Ferns is on the docket to play Commissioner Pete Savage, a character created for the motion picture. This Gordon is likely a detective still rising through the ranks.
3. The Riddler
It’s relatively easy to guess that the killer is none besides Edward Nashton, aka The Riddler, who will be played by Paul Dano in the motion picture. Gordon narrates a note left for Batman at the scene: “From your secret friend. Who? Haven’t a clue. Let’s play a game, just me and you.”
Matt Reeves described in the panel that this will be the first emergence of the Riddler, indicating that the GCPD has never experienced a bad guy like this before.
4. Clues in the card
A Riddler trademark is leaving coded hints and messages and we get to see a few here in the card he left behind. It checks out, “What does a phony do when he’s dead?” The DC Universe subreddit/ r/DC _ Cinematic figured it out immediately— the answer is “he lies still.” Pretty smart, Eddie.
One of the Riddler’s messages at the criminal activity scene comes in the form of a wall of newspaper clippings– obviously the male he’s killed, called “Don,” was some sort of judge or DA, who had been getting a fair bit of excellent press. According to Eddie, it’s all lies.
6. Maroni Drug Bust
The late Don was apparently behind, or in some way associated with, the bust of the criminal activity lord Sal Maroni.
7. Not an origin story
It’s important to keep in mind that this motion picture will not be an origin story. It’s embeded in the 2nd year of Batman’s time in Gotham and he’s currently developed a working relationship with the GCPD. We can see that here, in the way that Bruce is permitted to easily walk onto the crime scene in outfit, surrounded by polices. They understand who he is, and though they might not totally trust him, they’re definitely dealing with him.
And maybe more ominously, The Riddler understands who he is, too, and is definitely attempting to get his attention.
8. The commissioner
It appears like this is a shot of Alex Fern’s Commissioner Savage, most likely providing some sort of instruction about the murder.
9. Bruce’s eyes
Bruce looks a little worse-for-wear here, eyes blacked and face half covered, as he enjoys this press briefing from afar prior to turning his bike around and heading back to Wayne Manor. What happened to make him want to hide his face in broad daylight?
10 New Alfred
Andy Serkis’s Alfred Pennyworth doesn’t make a physical appearance in the trailer, but he does have a voice over, telling Bruce that he’s become “rather the star.”
11 New Cavern
We just get a short glance of what should be the new Batcave– and it’s definitely less cave-like than variations we’ve seen in the past. It looks like it in fact has pieces of Wayne Manor’s stairs reaching down into it.
12 Don’s funeral service
If we weren’t convinced currently that the late Don was some type of major public figure, the scale of his funeral definitely supplies an idea.
13 Message for Batman
The funeral is disrupted by a harsh attack, likely from Riddler once again. An SUV covered in writing and symbols drives directly into the crowd before a suicide bomber with “To The Batman” composed on his chest goes out. Bruce remains in attendance, however not in outfit.
Our first glimpse of Zoe Kravitz’s Selina Kyle is shrouded in shadow. She’s in the process of doing what she does finest– cat burgling– from what appears like a museum or an estate. Her costume looks homemade, with a mask that covers just half her face and two small corners that give us simply the hint of a feline ear shape. According to director Matt Reeves, this film will include Selina Kyle prior to she formally embraces the Catwoman title and will work as a sort of origin story for her.
Reeves also discussed that this version of Oswald Cobblepot, played by Colin Farrell, who he called “Oz,” is at an early point in his journey to becoming a kingpin of crime in Gotham– and that he really hates being called Penguin. It’s difficult to inform– especially due to the fact that if it is indeed Colin Farrell, he’s under some intense prosthetics.
16 “If you are justice”
Riddler voices over (with heavy modifying results), cautioning that if “you are justice, please do not lie. What is the rate for your blind eye?” This might be an alerting to Batman, but it might likewise be an alerting to the justice system of Gotham City itself.
17 A battle in the GCPD
While the GCPD appears to deal with and tolerate Batman’s assistance on cases, things aren’t constantly smooth sailing. We get a split-second take a look at what looks like a full-blown brawl in between Bruce and a multitude of GCPD officers in an interrogation room.
18 Batman vs Catwoman
Unsurprisingly, Bruce and Selina don’t precisely get along at. We see the two of them squaring off, probably after Bruce interrupts Selina’s attempted break-in.
19 Joker gang
We see Bruce take on a gang wearing clown face paint. Now, as far as we know, no version of the Joker will exist in this film, but it would definitely seem that the Clown Prince Of Criminal offense has left a mark on the city– that, or this is some sort of criminal phenomena that will go on to influence the Joker to emerge someplace down the line.
20 Echos of the Zodiac
We get a quick peek of somebody, presumably Riddler, going through his duct taping process– something we saw for a split second in the trailer also. The costume is definitely a far cry from the intense green and purple fits we’ve seen on Eddie prior to. This variation appears to alter more towards the Zodiac Killer with a baggy ski mask, glasses, and a large dark coat.
21 He’s vengeance
Reeves described throughout the panel that, because of how early it is in Batman’s journey with Gotham City, the majority of residents are still afraid of him. He’s not a beacon of hope; he’s running around “putting the worry of god” into anyone he believes is doing wrong. We see exactly how harsh he can be here as he goes after one of the Joker-like gang members with some bone-crunching punches.
22 New flight
The brand-new Batmobile has been featured heavily in advertising material that Reeves has published on Twitter, but we get to see it in action here, in all its turbo-charged glory.
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