Matt Reeves’ Gotham City is steadily coming together brick by brick, with new casting discussions increasing the already high anticipation for his upcoming The Batman.
Robert Pattinson was officially cast as Bruce Wayne/Batman in May, and since the news broke, speculation has run rampant as to who would be joining him and if they would share any ties to the Gotham City featured in Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) or Justice League (2017).
On Monday, we learned Jeffrey Wright and Jonah Hill are in talks to join Pattinson in The Batman, with Wright taking on the role of James Gordon and Hill up for either the part of the Riddler or the Penguin.
Wright’s casting of Gordon further cements that Reeves’ Batman will stand apart from the continuity established with Ben Affleck’s take on the character. These latest casting talks also provide some perspective on what we can expect from Gotham this time around when it comes to cops and criminals. Read more