Matt Reeves’ vision of The Batman will land on our screens in March of this year after a tumultuous production marked by delays in the midst of a pandemic.
Despite the challenges of filming, some intriguing first images and solid trailers, most recently releasing in December, have sparked a lot of excitement for the latest film starring DC’s brooding Caped Crusader, played by Robert Pattinson of The Lighthouse this time around.
While there have been rumors that Reeves’ take will receive an R rating, fueled by the violent scenes we saw in the trailer for The Batman, FilmRatings.com has confirmed that it will be ‘a PG-13, just like Tim Burton, Joel Schumacher and Christopher Nolan. the big screen takes the character.
The website cites “violent and disturbing content, drug content, strong language, and suggestive material” for the rating, so we can still expect The Batman to pack a punch.
The film has yet to be rated for the UK by the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC), but a PG-13 rating usually translates to a certificate of 12A or 15.
Batman is confirmed to include a large amount of classic villains including Paul Dano as serial killer The Riddler, Zoe Kravitz as the hero’s foe, sometimes friend and sometimes lover Selina Kyle, aka Catwoman, gangster Carmine Falcone ( John Turturro) and the future Penguin himself, Oswald Cobblepot (Colin Farrell).
There are also rumors that Eternals star Barry Keoghan could play the Joker. Keoghan is expected to play GCPD officer Stanley Merkel in The Batman, but many fans have wondered if he would become the Clown Prince of Crime himself.
We’ll probably have to wait until March to find out for sure.
Batman is slated for release on March 4, 2022. While you wait, check out more of our sci-fi coverage or visit our TV guide to see what happens tonight.