For nearly ten years, Disney has been a hit with its MCU, a connected cinematic universe based on the Marvel franchise. A huge project led by Kevin Feige and several upcoming programs for the fourth phase, including with the series Loki, Wandavision, and films like Black Widow. On the Warner side, we are trying to stand up to the giant Marvel with the DCEU, which is enjoying more measured success. But the studio does not give up and after the critical and commercial craze of Joker, several productions are in the boxes, between Shazam 2, Aquaman 2, The Suicide Squad , or even The Batman, directed by Matt Reeves with Robert Pattinson in the role of Bruce Wayne.
But according to several reports , tensions would enamel the shooting of the feature film.
We are talking about an extremely difficult relationship between Matt Reeves, the director, and Robert Pattinson, star of the film.
Matt Reeves is deemed far too perfectionist and bossy
Matt Reeves seems like the perfect candidate to direct a new Batman feature film with Christopher Nolan's trilogy. The filmmaker stood out with Cloverfield and then delivered several Planet of the Apes films, all considered good. The man therefore has the experience and the shoulders for a shoot as massive as The Batman.
But according to several information, Matt Reeves would be tyrannical on the set, in particular because of his perfectionism. Without forgetting the tensions with Robert Pattinson, main actor camping Batman / Bruce Wayne.
Sources indicate that Matt Reeves asks to shoot certain scenes several times, with an eye for detail described as absurd . The director could not " stop " and would push Robert Pattinson to wear the Batman costume for a long time, however extremely heavy. There is also talk of a great tension linked to the COVID-19 pandemic, which requires the teams to respect barrier gestures and several interruptions of filming.
For the moment, Warner has not commented on these rumors that are causing a stir among DC Comics fans. Fans who will be able to find the Dark Knight in The Batman on March 4, 2022 . The character would even appear in The Flash, alongside the Batman played by Michael Keaton (from the films of Tim Burton).