batman animated series

The Caped Crusader is returning to the cartoon world. A new Batman animated series is coming to HBO Max, with J.J. Abrams and The Batman director Matt Reeves teaming up with DC animated universe veteran Bruce Timm to create a noir-inspired take on the comic book hero.

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Ordinary Joe

Today, Matt Reeves is known for bringing us blockbusters like Cloverfield, War for the Planet of the Apes, and the newest version of The Batman. But back in 2006, Reeves was just trying to get a TV show made at ABC called Ordinary Joe, a high-concept drama following the three alternate life paths of the same character, each changed by a different milestone decision made at various points in his life. The series has been stuck in development since then, but NBC has finally given it a series order. Read More »

Lift movie

Producers Simon Kinberg (X-Men: Days of Future Past) and Matt Reeves (The Batman) are preparing to “lift” off at Netflix.

The streamer has acquired a hot new spec script called Lift from writer Dan Kunka, winning a bidding war to acquire the title after it was sent to every studio earlier this week. The story involves a daring mid-air heist on an airplane, so I will absolutely be watching this. Get a few more details below.
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the batman release date

The Caped Crusader’s COVID-troubled production has finally wrapped. The Batman director Matt Reeves announced the end of production following more than a full year of filming in the U.K. amid COVID-19 shutdowns and delays. The filmmaker marked the end of filming with an Instagram photo of his last day on set.

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The Future

HBO Max is developing a sci-fi tech drama called The Future, which is based on author Dan Frey‘s upcoming book. Matt Reeves (The Batman) is set to executive produce the series alongside Aneesh Chaganty, Natalie Qasabian, and Sev Ohanian, the trio behind films like 2018’s innovative Searching and last year’s thriller Run.

Plus, Sony’s Stage 6 has announced that it has found a pair of directors to helm Searching 2, which will be set in the same universe as the first film but follow a whole new cast of characters. Get the details on both of these projects below. Read More »

gotham pd showrunner

HBO’s The Batman prequel TV series focused on the Gotham PD has a new showrunner: Joe Barton, writer and creator of the series Giri/Haji, as well as the writer of the horror film The RitualTerence Winter, a writer on The Sopranos and creator of Boardwalk Empire, was previously attached as showrunner but departed the project late last year.

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Matt Reeves

Director Matt Reeves (above) is currently hard at work on the latest iteration of The Dark Knight with the forthcoming movie The Batman. Unfortunately, we’ll be waiting until 2022 before we get to see it, but in the meantime, Reeves is dipping his toes back into horror by producing a new movie called Switchboard with Paranormal Activity producer Steven Schneider. What’s the movie about? Find out below. Read More »

Mother Android

Mattson Tomlin, who’s slowly becoming a recognizable name in Hollywood thanks to his scripts for films like Netflix’s Project Power and Warner Bros./DC’s upcoming The Batman, is about to get behind the camera as a director.

A new report says Miramax has hired him to direct a feature film called Mother/Android, a sci-fi thriller which will be produced by The Batman director Matt Reeves and star Neighbors 2 and Kick-Ass actress Chloë Grace Moretz.

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the batman trailer

 

It’s been just three days since The Batman production restarted in the United Kingdom at the Warner Bros. studio in Leavesden. But the movie directed by Matt Reeves and starring Robert Pattinson is temporarily suspending principal photography after one of the crew members tested positive for COVID-19.

UPDATE: It turns out Robert Pattinson is the one who tested positive for COVID-19, according to Vanity Fair. Our original story follows below. Read More »

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The Batman Trailer Reactions

The first trailer for The Batman debuted during DC FanDome last weekend, and the response was overwhelmingly positive for the vision director Matt Reeves has put forth so far. It’s dark, but also unlike any of the other Batman movies that came before. There’s a noir realism to the proceedings reminiscent of David Fincher, and two of Batman’s biggest fans have given their seal of approval. Batman v Superman director Zack Snyder and The Dark Knight aficionado Kevin Smith both had very favorable reactions to our first glimpse at The Batman, and you can read what they had to say below. Read More »