In his second year fighting crime, Batman explores the corruption in Gotham City and its link to his own family. (Warner Bros.)
the box office batman proves again that the Dark Knight continues to arouse enormous interest in the cinema audience. Starring British actor Robert Pattinsonthe film introduces us to Bruce Wayne’s second year as a Gotham vigilante and his fight against crime and corruption, as well as his confrontation with The riddle. What was the performance of this new cinematographic bet of the DC Comics character in its launch for the United States?
According to the specialized press, the film grossed 134 million at the North American box office during its opening weekend and completely exceeded the expectations of Warner Bros., the production company behind all the productions related to the DC Extended Universe. On the other hand, in the world, obtained 124 million, thus achieving a total of 258 million. In that sense, it is positioned as the best opening of 2022 so far, and that also occurs in a pandemic context.
the premiere of batman It can already be described as a monetary victory, since its budget was 200 million dollars despite all the complications that its filming had due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Currently, it does not have a great competition on the billboard, but soon Morbius –with Jared Leto in the leading role– will be the proposal from Sony Pictures that also enters the superhero cinema. For now, it is most likely that the Gotham bat continue to lead globally.
“People talk about superhero fatigue, but one of the things that holds them back is having different tones within the genre,” said Toby Emmerich, president of Warner Bros. Pictures Group, in a statement released by Variety. “Matt made a detective story not to go old fashioned It doesn’t look like a superhero story we’ve seen.”
The Dark Knight returns to theaters
Matt Reeves directs this film in which we see Bruce Wayne already solidified in his process to become the most important defender of Gotham and an ally of the police – and Jim Gordon – at the time of facing the worst horrors of one of the most dangerous cities of the universe of DC Comics. When the protagonist discovers the corruption and goes in the footsteps of a maniacal villain, he will face one of the most complicated moments of his double life (as a millionaire tycoon and masked at night).
“In his second year fighting crime, Batman explores the corruption in Gotham City and its link to his own family. Also, he will come into conflict with a serial killer known as The riddle”, reads the official synopsis.
Led by Robert Pattinson in the role of Batmanthe cast is also made up of Zoë Kravitz as Catwoman paul dano What The riddle, Andy Serkis as Alfred Pennyworth Colin Farrell What The Penguin and Jeffrey Wright like Jim Gordon. The script and direction fell to Matt Reevesa self-confessed fan of the superhero’s adventures in comics who has managed to maintain his legacy in style.
batman It was launched on March 3 in theaters in Latin America. At the moment, there is no definite date of his arrival in hbo max; As it is remembered, the platform becomes the home of Warner Bros. premieres after 45 days of passing through the theaters. This modality has been applied to titles such as The Matrix: Resurrections, Dune, King Richard: A Winning Family and the suicide squadamong others.