The Batman was initially set to be directed and starred in by Ben Affleck. Unfortunately, Affleck abandoned the franchise after Justice League (2017), giving Matt Reeves the opportunity to work with Warner Bros. on the film. Reeves started almost immediately and has been working on it for over 2 years, and now, things are finally coming together as production takes off, and the main members of production and cast are revealed.
Producers: Matt Reeves & Dylan Clark (previously worked together on the Planet of the Apes films)
Director: Matt Reeves
Writers: Matt Reeves & Mattson Tomlin (screenplay), Bill Finger & Bob Kane (creators of Batman)
Score: Michael Giacchino (Academy Award Winner)
Bruce Wayne/Batman - Robert Pattinson (Twilight, The Lighthouse, The King, The Lost City of Z)
Alfred Pennyworth - Andy Serkis (Planet of the Apes movies, Lord of the Rings)
James Gordon - Jeffrey Wright (Shaft, Broken Flowers, The Hunger Games)
Selina Kyle/Catwoman - Zoë Kravitz (Mad Max: Fury Road, Fantastic Beasts, The Divergent Series)
Oswald Cobblepot/The Penguin - Colin Farrell (Miami Vice, Seven Psychopaths, Fantastic Beasts)
Edward Nashton/The Riddler - Paul Dano (12 Years a Slave, Swiss Army Man, Okja)
Crime Boss Carmine Falcone - John Turturro (Barton Flink, Quiz Show, Fading Gigolo)
Gotham District Attorney Gil Colson - Peter Sarsgaard (Shattered Glass, Garden State, Jarhead)
Mayoral Candidate Bella Reál - Jayme Lawson
No other information has been revealed about the film yet, but what has been established is that the story will focus on a younger Bruce Wayne. The Batman is set to release on 25 June 2021.