Matt Reeves Strikes New Deal At Warner Bros. As Mattson Tomlin Returns To Co-Write The Batman 2

Although Warner Bros. has, beneath its new regime introduced in by the merger with Discovery been on one thing of a cost-cutting rampage of late, it seems there may be nonetheless money obtainable to sure individuals. And Matt Reeves, the person who made The Batman, has locked in an enormous new first-look movie take care of the studio.

Making this legendary studio my house is a dream,” Reeves says in an announcement. “I’m so excited to be working with Mike, Pam, and Channing and our groups to convey charming tales I’m really enthusiastic about to the massive and small display screen.”

Reeves, after all, is within the very early scripting levels of a sequel to The Batman (extra on that in a second) and has been growing the Colin Farrell/Penguin-starring spin-off for HBO Max. There’s additionally a collection that includes Arkham Asylum that’s in a extra tentative place proper now.

As for The Batman 2 (or no matter subtitle it has), we do now know who can be engaged on the script with Reeves – Mattson Tomlin, who helped iron out third act points, however did not qualify for the ultimate credit score record – which went to Reeves and Peter Craig. This time, Tomlin can be there from the beginning.

After all, Warner Bros. placing cash into Batman tasks seems like much more of a slap within the face to the likes of workforce Batgirl and Batman: The Animated Sequence‘ Bruce Timm, who had been in manufacturing on new present Batman: Caped Crusader with JJ Abrams, Reeves and Ed Brubaker serving as govt producers. That has been culled from HBO Max’s future plans together with a wide range of different animated output. The Bat-show is, in response to TV Line, staying lively whereas in search of a brand new house.

In the meantime, Netflix, which beforehand had a first-look take care of Reeves, is left exterior like a Victorian orphan enviously urgent their nostril in opposition to the window of a toy store.

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