The Batman will stand out in the superhero genre

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According to actor Jeffrey Wright, who will play Commissioner Gordon in The Batman, the film will be different from the superhero genre that is currently heavily saturated.

We recently got to see the first trailer for The batman, With a simple glance we can realize that we are facing a different movie with a tone and a story that differs a lot from the rest of the releases based on comic book characters. The actor Jeffrey Wright He is very clear about it and explains it.

“We have a chance,” Jeffrey Wright said in a recent interview. “Comic book movies have sucked a lot of oxygen out of the movie theater. But with The Batman we have the opportunity to use all the trappings of that genre to explore some things in an American city through the lens of crime and corruption that is really ingrained. “

Wright continued: “So detective work on The Batman is an exploration of Gotham. But it also becomes an exploration of a city very similar to New York City. “

The city and its criminal organizations will be a very important point in the film.

Wright's emphasis on The Batman exploring a corrupt city echoes the director's earlier comments, Matt reeves, especially when he explained the films that inspired his interpretation of the Dark Knight. “Many movies, like Chinatown was key, because in Chinatown, Jake Gittes, investigating that series of crimes that were part of that history, discovers the depth of the corruption in Los Angeles,” said Matt Reeves on the DC FanDome.

The Batman stars Robert Pattinson as Bruce Wayne / Batman, Andy Serkis as Alfred Pennyworth, Jeffrey Wright as James Gordon, Zoë Kravitz as Selina Kyle / Catwoman, Colin Farrell as Oswald Cobblepot / The Penguin, Paul Dano as Edward Nashton / The Riddler. , John. Turturro as Carmine Falcone and Peter Sarsgaard as District Attorney Gil Colson.

The movie The Batman will be released in theaters on October 1, 2021. | Cinema, comics and series