The other day, screenwriter Mattson Tomlin, who is working with Matt Reeves on the reboot of Batman, spoke about the features of the upcoming film. Of course, Tomlin did not disclose any plot twists, but he noted that the new story of Bruce Wayne will not be like all the previous ones. In an interview with Den of Geek, Tomlin said:
It is difficult to give any comments because we want the film to speak for itself. This will be the story of Bruce Wayne’s early days as Batman. I think the most important thing here is that this will be the youngest Batman in comparison with most of the previous film adaptations.
Tomlin also made it clear that Reeves’ Batman will emphasize a “philosophical” approach to the image of the Dark Knight:
For Matt Reeves, the starting point is always an emotional component, not a large-scale action – just remember his films like “Let Me In”, “Monstro” and “Planet of the Apes.” What is the character’s soul? This is the main question. We will show Batman as someone who has suffered trauma, and his subsequent actions will be a reaction to these difficult experiences, not an attempt to hide from them. I think in our film this theme will receive an unexpected and funny interpretation.
The release of “Batman” is scheduled for September 30, 2021.