These tone adjustments will not require any script changes, which Reeves said took him two years to write. He calls the script “a very specific dark mystery that was really thought of by me and my partners. “
In a separate interview with IndieWire, Reeves once again reaffirmed that his film takes place at the beginning of Batman’s career but that he “wanted to make not a tale of origin, but a tale which would always recognize its origins, in that he trained who he is. ”
“Like this guy, he’s having a lot of trouble, and that’s how he tries to get past this fight. But that doesn’t mean he even understands it perfectly, “said Reeves. Are not aware. “
Reeves said that his story for The Batman had “a humanistic bias” which “feels very psychological, very emotional”. The filmmaker said The Batman would explore all of this with corruption rampant in Gotham City. “It seems very current. I think it still is, “said Reeves. “There is almost no time when you cannot make a story about corruption. But today it still sounds incredibly resonant and maybe, from my point of view, maybe more than maybe at another time. “
To learn more about The Batman, check out Reeves’ picks for his favorite Batman movies, the two detective movies The Batman hopes to emulate, find out what composer Michael Giacchino has to say about the film’s score, and trace the origins of the new Batmobile.