Breaking Bat News: Peter Sarsgaard Joins The Batman

Once trapped in development hell, it seems as though Matt Reeves's The Batman is finally inching closer and closer to production. Every other week, we get a new round of inspired casting choices for The Batman that is sure to surprise and paint a clearer picture of what this film will be. With that in mind, we learned Peter Sarsgaard is the latest to be confirmed to be a part of the film via director Matt Reeves on Twitter.

There is no word yet on who Sarsgaard will be playing but sources are saying that it is either a corrupt cop in the Gotham City police department or district attorney Harvey Dent. Either sounds like an interesting choice for Sarsgaard and adds some more interesting shades to what the film could be about. Sarsgaard last did a comic book film in 2011, appearing in Green Lantern.  I am sure that like most people he wants to forget about that.

Sarsgaard is join the stacked cast which includes Robert Pattinson as Batman, Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman, Paul Dano as Riddler, Colin Farrell as Penguin, Jeffery Wright as Commissioner Gordon, and Andy Serkis as Alfred Pennyworth. Sources say that filming is set to begin early next year for a June 25th, 2021.