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Matt Reeves reveals incredible details for The Batman

DynamicsArts Desk

January 26, 2022

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Matt Reeves, the director of The Batman film, reveals incredible insights about the film and Robert Pattinson's role to Esquire Magazine.

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The Batman will not dive into the origin story

"We've seen it so many times," Reeves said about the Batman origin story. "It's been done too much. I knew we couldn't do that."

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He is a Kind of Drug Addict

"And the truth is that he is a kind of drug addict. His drug is his addiction to this drive for revenge" Matt told the outlet about Bruce's life.

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For his version of Batman, Reeves was inspired by Nirvana, notably the late Kurt Cobain.

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A great tragedy

"there’s another version who had gone through a great tragedy and become a recluse,” he said on Bruce Wayne's playboy version.

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About Teasing Pattinson’s Emo-Eyeliner

"All of the Batmen wear that. I just loved the idea of taking off [the mask] and under that there’s the sweating and the dripping and the whole theatricality of becoming this character."

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Matt Reeves about Robert Pattinson Backlash

"The people who weren’t excited, I knew it was because they didn’t know Rob’s work post-Twilight.” Matt Reeves said.

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The Batman movie is set to release in theaters this March 4.

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