The Darkish Knight is about to be relaunched on the large display within the type of The Batman starring Robert Pattinson. As WB has excessive hopes for the film, they’re attributable to increase the Bat-corner of the DC universe with solo movies for the likes of Batgirl, Nightwing and extra. And what with Ruby Rose about to affix the Arrowverse on TV because the character, it appears Warner Bros. is now trying to develop a Batwoman standalone film as nicely, they usually’ve already acquired a number of names eyed for it.
We Obtained This Lined has been knowledgeable by our sources – the identical ones who instructed us Pattinson was confirmed to be enjoying Batman, and that Viola Davis was returning for The Suicide Squad – that the studio desires do one thing with Kate Kane on the large display and Kristen Stewart is one actress on the wishlist for the half. As we’ve beforehand reported, WB can also be contemplating Pattinson’s former Twilight co-star for Batgirl and proper now, it’s unclear which function she could find yourself in.
We’ve additionally heard although that the plan is for the Batwoman film to be impressed by the Greg Rucka comedian books and can possible have a feminine director on the helm. Past that, nevertheless, we don’t know rather more.
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Circling again to Stewart although, and he or she is likely to be a greater decide for Batwoman than Batgirl. In spite of everything, she’s nearly 30 years previous, so would possibly match the extra mature Kate Kane higher than the youthful Barbara Gordon. Plus, it will be finest to get an overtly LGBTQ actress like Stewart for the function. The Charlie’s Angels star just lately revealed that she’d been instructed to maintain her sexuality a secret if she hoped to get a giant superhero film gig, so she would possibly take pleasure in proving the haters fallacious by enjoying an out homosexual superhero herself.
Then once more, she’s additionally a candidate for Batgirl as nicely so there’s no telling but which approach this can go. Or even when she’ll find yourself with both character. So far as we all know, casting Stewart is simply an inner dialogue at current and a proposal has but to be formally prolonged. Presumably, work received’t actually start on both Batgirl or Batwoman till The Batman is both earlier than cameras or has reached cinemas, so it might be some time earlier than we hear something concrete. As at all times, although, watch this house for extra.