Pattinson’s ‘Batman’ Will Explore Dark Knight’s Origins Without Being an Origin Story

Published on Apr 09, 2020

Pattinson’s ‘Batman’ Will Explore Dark Knight’s Origins Without Being an Origin Story

Matt Reeves has confirmed the rumor his upcoming comic book tentpole “The Batman” will not be an origin story, a la Christopher Nolan’s “Batman Begins.” Speaking to Nerdist, the writer-director behind “The Batman” said that his Caped Crusader adventure will eschew the traditional origin story format while still telling a story about Batman’s origins. Reeves’ interview suggests what rumors have teased for months now: “The Batman” will pick up with Bruce Wayne (Robert Pattinson) during the early period of his superhero days and center around an early dash with evil that shapes his psychology and heroism.

“I wanted to do not an origin tale, but a tale that would still acknowledge his origins, in that it formed who he is,” Reeves said. “Like this guy, he’s majorly struggling, and this is how he’s trying to rise above that struggle. But that doesn’t mean that he even fully understands,

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Author: Zack Sharf