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The Batman Universe Set to Expand Beyond Penguin TV Series, Matt Reeves Confirms Spin-Off Movies On Epic Dark Knight Villains

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The world was awed when Matt Reeves took out the batmobile for a ride in 2022 with his version of Robert Pattinson starrer The Batman. The film featured many iconic villains from DC comics that the fans have known and loved for years like The Penguin, The Riddler, and a brief appearance of The Joker.

The director is all set to expand the DCEU with his vision as per the new contracts, Warner Bros. Discovery has given him free will to represent his version of the DCEU.

Matt Reeves on the sets of The Batman (2022).
Matt Reeves on the sets of The Batman (2022).

Matt Reeves Will Bring Back 3 More Villains Into The Fold

It was The Hollywood Reporter that brought out the excellent news that Matt Reeves will be bringing back 3 more villains to the fold excluding the already upcoming The Penguin TV series. The news site claimed that director Matt Reeves will be expanding the DCEU as he sees fit with the addition of some new and some old villains.

Matt Reeves will bring back Scarecrow along with many others.
Matt Reeves will bring back Scarecrow along with many others.

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Although the director is tied up with multiple projects including a sequel to the Robert Pattinson starrer The Batman 2 and Colin Ferrel starrer The Penguin spin-off series, the director will also bring the horror face of Scarecrow once more.

Matt Reeves will be bringing back the horrific face of Scarecrow, the pig face of Professor Pyg, and the putty face of Clayface in the form of movies. It is yet not confirmed whether Cillian Murphy will be reprising his role as Scarecrow and neither have any further details been revealed.

Matt Reeves Expanding The DCEU

A scene from Matt Reeve's The Batman (2022).
A scene from Matt Reeve’s The Batman (2022).

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The news comes side-by-side with the working of Collin Ferrel starrer The Penguin spin-off series which will also be directed by Matt Reeves. The Dawn of the Planet of the Apes director will also be directing a sequel to the superhit The Batman (2022) wherein Robert Pattinson will once again don the role of the caped crusader of Gotham City.

The Penguin series will reportedly start filming in 2023 while the producer of The Batman Dylan Clark told that the sequel will be released in less than 5 years (so before 2027…hopefully). The Batman is available to stream on HBO Max.

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Source: The Direct 

Written by Visarg Acharya

Visarg Acharya joined FandomWire in 2022 as a Content Writer. Along with a penchant for writing, Visarg claims that words are the only true language made for him. Currently pursuing his B.Sc in Physics, the combination of Physics and Marvel make up for an interesting talk. Visarg Acharya has authored over 500 articles and reads books in his spare time along with an occasional series to accompany him.