Andy Serkis In Talks To Play Alfred In Robert Pattinson’s The Batman
Robert Pattinson’s The Batman may have found its Alfred Pennyworth in Avengers: Age of Ultron and Black Panther star Andy Serkis.
According to TheWrap, Andy Serkis is in talks for the role of Alfred Pennyworth opposite Robert Pattinson’s Bruce Wayne in The Batman. This would mark a reunion for Andy Serkis and The Batman director Matt Reeves, as the two previously worked together on the new Planet of the Apes movies.
If he signs on, Andy Serkis will join a long line of prolific actors who have played Bruce Wayne’s iconic butler. Jeremy Irons, Michael Caine and Michael Gough have all previously put their stamp on the Alfred Pennyworth role, so Andy Serkis wouldn’t be that farfetched of a choice.
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Plot details for The Batman are currently under wraps, though the film will center around a younger Bruce Wayne and features a Rogue’ Gallery of villains that includes Catwoman, The Penguin and The Riddler The Matt Reeves film will follow Batman during his formative years as Gotham City’s protector and will make use of the Dark Knight’s detective skills to a greater extent than previous DC films. It is expected to be the first chapter in a new trilogy with Robert Pattinson as Batman.
Robert Pattinson’s The Batman is one of the many projects currently being developed by Warner Bros. and DC. These projects include The Flash standalone film, Green Lantern Corps, Black Adam, Cyborg, Supergirl, New Gods, and Nightwing.
The Batman is set to hit theaters on June 25, 2021. Stay tuned for the latest news regarding Andy Serkis, Alfred Pennyworth, Robert Pattinson and The Batman!