Main Cast of The Batman (2021)

The Batman 2021

Right. So we’ve all seen the official trailer of The Batman (2021), and I believe that we are all in agreement - that hope has been restored for DC and the movie is going to kick butt, also that Robert Pattinson is the perfect cast for the vengeful hero of Gotham. If you haven’t seen The Batman trailer though, you can check it out here, along with the trailers of Justice League: The Snyder Cut, Wonder Woman 1984 (WW84), Black Adam, Gotham Knights, and a teaser reveal of The Suicide Squad.


Now, the cast.


Batman - Robert Pattinson

Robert Pattinson Batman
Like James Bond, Batman has seen a series of actors fill his role, and all but one (or two) were able to handle the empowerment brought by the dauntless vigilante. Robert Pattinson will officially be the eighth actor to assume the role of The Bat, and thus far, it seems like director Matt Reeves has made a good decision on casting Pattinson.

Alfred Pennyworth - Andy Serkis

Andy Serkis Alfred Pennyworth
One of the most versatile actors, Andy Serkis has proven himself time and time again taking the roles of unique characters such as Gollum from The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Caesar from the Planet of the Apes movies, and Snoke from Star Wars. This time around he assumes the persona of the ever-loved Alfred Pennyworth, Bruce Wayne’s butler who does more than just care for the billionaire playboy.

Commissioner James Gordon - Jeffrey Wright

Jeffrey Wright Commissioner Gordon

Also a guy who has been through the grind, the Golden Globe winner is presently best known for his role in Westworld, where he has played a main character - Bernard Lowe - since the beginning of the show in 2016. He will also be the first person of color to suit up as the honest James Gordon, which is deemed to be a big step forward in the industry. I guess we can say that Jeffrey *long pause* is Wright for the role.


Selina Kyle - Zoë Kravitz

Zoe Kravits Selina Kyle Catwoman

In The Batman (2021), Kravitz will not be Catwoman, but rather Selina Kyle en route to becoming Catwoman. In recent years, Zoë Kravitz has taken on so many parts, and I dare say that none of her characters were poorly portrayed. Selina Kyle’s shoes will be a big pair to fill, but I think ‘Leta Lestrage’ will be a good fit, even in complementing Pattinson’s Bruce Wayne. At least for a few more Batman films.


The Penguin - Colin Farrell

Colin Farrell The Penguin Oswald CObblepot
Clearly no introduction needed, Colin Farrell is seen unrecognizable in the trailer, and although he may have taken up some unlikely roles in the past, the Irishman is without a doubt a big name in the industry because of his charming character and ability to successfully pull off all kinds of parts. Him as Oswald Cobblepot, we might just have another perfect cast for the film.

The Riddler - Paul Dano

Paul Dano The Riddler

Personally, I’m a huge fan of Paul Dano. I think he is an amazing actor. In fact, he is one of my favorite actors in recent years because whether main character or supporting role, Paul Dano has delivered every single time, and it is his ability to take on really weird movies such as Swiss Army Man that makes me believe he is a chameleon, and all he needs is the opportunity to adapt and fulfil. Paul Dano as The Riddler, no complaints.


Other supporting roles in the film are crime boss Carmine Falcone who will be played by John Turturro, and District Attorney Gil Colson by Peter Saarsgard. The Batman is expected to hit the big screen in October 2021, granted we don’t see anymore delays caused by the pandemic.

 

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