Now that he’s battled Superman (sort of), Lex Luthor (kind of) and a large, pulsating mass meant to approximate a very badly damaged Michael Shannon, who else could Ben Affleck’s Batman feasibly take to task in the actor-director’s reported solo Batfleck offering? According to a new report, everybody. Or at least, everybody a Bat-fan would love to see on the big screen.
birth.movies.death reports that their sources have told them that, “many, if not most, members of Batman’s rogue’s gallery will be making appearances in the film. It’s going to be crammed with Bat villains, which means that just about every major bad guy you’ve ever wanted to see in a movie will be in this movie.”
Furthermore, the outlet’s sources also tell them that “Affleck and Geoff Johns, who has been working with him on the film, want to make the definitive Batman film. They want to tell the ultimate Batman story, and to do so they’re going to bring in all the big guns. They’re going to have a big, sprawling Bat universe already in place.”
We’ve already got a handful of Bat baddies making their way into the DC movie universe, including “Suicide Squad” stars like The Joker and Harley Quinn, who will hit the big screen later this summer. But who else could pop up in the feature?
As BMD sagely notes, “everybody in the world knows who The Penguin and The Riddler are, and we don’t need to watch their first meeting with Batman yet again.” “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” did seem a bit beholden to some serious Batman retread (everybody in the world knows how Bruce Wayne’s parents died, okay?), but if these rumors are true, we might be due for whole lot less of that, instead getting a film that plunges us right into a built out universe, one kitted out with all kinds of evil.