According to several of our sources, and other Hollywood leaks, we hear that more Hollywood notable actors are in the mix for Warner Bros. and DC’s ‘The Batman’ set to star Robert Pattinson as Batman/Bruce Wayne.
Word on the street is comedian, actor, and singer Jamie Foxx and ‘Breaking Bad’ alum Giancarlo Esposito are on a shortlist for a major role in Matt Reeves’ first ‘Batman’ movie. Character details for the role remain under wraps, but sources are saying that the villain known as The Riddler being one possibility for the role they are up for.
It’s unknown if Reeves has met with Foxx or Esposito yet, but we will let you know as soon as we find out
As you already know, Foxx is no stranger to comic book movies, having played Electro in Marc Webb’s ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2.’
Giancarlo Esposito is best known for his role as Gus Fring in AMC’s ‘Breaking Bad’ and its spin-off ‘Better Call Saul.’ He will also be appearing in the Disney+ ‘Star Wars’ series ‘The Mandalorian.’
As of this writing, the word is Esposito is also up for a major role in an upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe movie, possibly in the new Blade remake.
‘The Batman’ will feature Riddler, Catwoman, Firefly, and Penguin.
Reeves serves as both writer and director, and be reuniting with cinematographer Greig Fraser.
‘The Batman’ will hit theaters on June 25, 2021.