Todd Phillips’ Joker may become the highest-grossing R-rated movie of all time, one of last year’s defining titles, and an awards season favorite but it was never made with the potential of the franchise in mind. If anything, the opposite happened with Warner Bros so it is suspected that this would be a success given that they lost a large part of the profits after co-financing the project with several other companies.
To our intelligence, the plan is to establish that Arthur is merely an inspiration to Mr. J, not the man himself who will become Batman’s arch-enemy.
In the sequel, we’ll see different characters, spanning multiple generations, assuming the mantle after becoming a troublesome figure, and 58-year-old Carrie is seen by an earlier version of the villain. He won’t be a real clown, mind you, just someone else inspired by Arthur.
The two-and-a-half-minute footage features a nightmare about Gotham City and the Dark Knight, an impressive feat considering only 25% of the film has been shot so far, with director Matt Reeves during DC. What was called the Fandom Digital Event?
We see in the trailer that Batman is hunted by a serial killer, who sends him letters at each crime scene, teasing that the film will sense greater like a detective tale than everyday action. The trailer also gives us our first look at various villains, including Penguin, Catwoman, and a gang that first called out the group featured in the animated series.
Batman was scheduled to hit US theaters on October 1, 2021. Its original release date of June 25 was changed due to delays related to the coronavirus.
The UK release date has yet to be confirmed, but it has been confirmed that he will be able to resume production in September 2020, filming on specially designed sets rather than the situation before the global lockdown.