In addition to returning in “The Flash”, Michael Keaton will reprise his role of Batman in the next film “Batgirl”. The actor played Bruce Wayne in 1989 and 1992 under the direction of Tim Burton.
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On the Marvel side, we decided to bring back a good number of actors who have worked in Marvel superhero films, but who were not until now associated with the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Indeed, with Spider-Man: No Way Home, we saw, among others, Alfred Molina and Jamie Foxx come back in the shoes of Dr. Octopus of Spider-man 2 and Electro from The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Also present is Willem Dafoe’s Green Goblin, and many other surprises. At DC, we probably thought a bit of the same thing with Michael Keaton returns as Batman.
The comedian was the first memorable incarnation of the Dark Knight in cinema with the Batman from 1989 and its sequel, Batman, the challenge (1992) directed by Tim Burton. For a long time, Batman was him. At least until Christopher Nolan realizes Batman Begins (2005) and that Christian Bale does not mark the spirits in a completely different style than that of Michael Keaton.
Michael Keaton returns for Flash and Batgirl
The actor therefore goes put on this costume again thirty years later. We already knew he would come back for The Flash, scheduled for the end of the year 2022. The film will be inspired by the Flashpoint arc in the comics and will see Barry Allen travel in the past. Logically, it should open, as for Spider-Man: No Way Home, a multiverse since Michael Keaton’s Batman will be there (the proof with the first teaser), and not only … Except that in addition to stacking for The Flash, the actor will also participate in the adventure Batgirl, as revealed Deadline. We will follow Barbara gordon, the daughter of Commissioner Gordon, who became the superheroine Batgirl.
Not much else is known about this feature film, other than that the role of Batgirl has reverted to Leslie Grace (Where we come from) and that the production will be ensured by Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah (Bad boys for life). However, the film is currently scheduled for a release exclusively on HBO Max in 2022. As the American platform is not yet available in France, we do not yet know who to turn to in order to find out. Batgirl.