Keanu Reeves has played a ton of roles from a time traveling rocker to The One. Now he is gearing up to play the Dark Knight.
Reeves will be playing the role of Batman in the next DC Comics film DC League of Super-Pets. Warner Bros. has released a new teaser for the movie featuring Keanu Reeves as Batman meeting Ace, the dog who was voiced by Kevin Hart. It was previously confirmed by Warner Bros. that their new movie would feature Keanu Reeves however they didn’t mention that he would be voicing Batman.
Reeves is going to be one among four actors who will be playing Batman this year. The others are Robert Pattinson, Ben Affleck who will be playing the role of Batman in the movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Michael Keaton who was previously Batman in Tim Burton’s Batman and will play the role of Batman in the upcoming HBO Max Batgirl movie.
The other cast members of the DC League of Super-Pets are Reeves, Kate McKinnon, Vanessa Bayer, Natasha Lyonne, and Diego Luna. The movie is directed by Jared Stern and Sam Levine, the script is written by Stern. Johnson with Patricia Hicks, Dany Garcia, and Hiram Garcia. Other Executive Producers are John Requa, Glenn Ficarra, and Nicholas Stoller.
Jared Sterns the Director shared with EW, “I wanted it to be a real threat that you felt lived up to not just a goofy movie, but a real serious superhero threat – but also one that uniquely can only be solved by a group of pets,” he also told, “I really wanted people to come away from this movie feeling like animation is a technique and not a genre. I wanted them to feel like, ‘That was a really great superhero movie and it had everything I love in a superhero movie: It had great action, was really fun.'”
The film was meant to be released in 2021 but it was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be released on 20th May. Other upcoming Batman films are The Flash, Black Adam, Aquaman, and the Lost Kingdom.
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