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Catwoman, Riddler and Penguin rumoured as villains in Matt Reeves’ Batman movie

May 20th, 2019 by Marc Comments

With the news still fresh that Robert Pattinson may be our new Batman/Bruce Wayne, talk is already heading towards the next big question: Who will he be fighting and it looks like we may have an answer… or at least an idea.

According to The Hollywood Reporter’s Heat Vision, the principal villains will be Penguin and Catwowan with up to six potential big rogues gallery names appearing.

While Pattinson isn’t yet signed on, word is he’s all but and writer/director Matt Reeves won’t begin casting the bad guys until the good guy has signed on but we can expect Batman’s other three big villains, Catwoman, Penguin and Riddler to all appear.

I’m also hearing that either Riddler or Penguin may be gender-swopped in the movie (let’s hope not).

Outside of that, nothing concrete is known but this certainly lends weight to m theory that we may be seeing a Long Halloween-esque adventure wherein Batman goops up against his greatest foes to solve a mystery that is tied into his own origins in Batman: Year One… it would also be a great idea to set up a trilogy of movies as the tale takes place over a long period of time.

But here’s hoping…

Anyway, let me hear who you fancy for the various roles and what you think of Penguin or Riddler being a female villain this time out.

The Batman is due for release on June 25th, 2021

Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….