In the first trailer that aired for The batman, Robert Pattinson unveiled himself in the skin of a hero thirsty for revenge. This theme will also be omnipresent in the film by Matt reeves and this to such an extent that it could already have made it possible to find the next antagonist of the Dark Knight if a sequel were to emerge. If the blockbuster will focus on giving new life to several enemies of the batman such as the Penguin, the Mystery Man and Catwoman, certain speculations relayed on ScreenRant already see in Dr. Kirk Langstrom, the future adversary of the vigilante of Gotham. Also known as the Man-Bat, this character could be the ideal evil alter-ego of the Dark Knight as played by Robert Pattinson.
If Bruce Wayne has always strived not to kill his enemies, so as not to destroy the symbol he represents for the city of Gotham, the Man-Bat meanwhile represents everything that the batman does not. does not want to become. The batman will be the opportunity to dive into the heart of a certain duality for our hero and to understand his difficulty in finding a balance between his dark personality and his fear of becoming a monster, like Man-Bat. So it’s for this reason that their clash could be particularly interesting vis-à-vis the Dark Knight story arc in Matt Reeves’ trilogy. In addition, the presence of Langstrom in the next reboots would allow to explore the metaphysical and fantastic aspect of certain comics. Batman. Only time can tell if the creative teams will move in that direction eventually, with further speculation that the Court of Owls will be Bruce Wayne’s true nemesis in future DC movies!