Matt Reeves recently sat down to talk about the possibility of Robin in a future The Batman sequel and how the character would work.
In a clip from the Happy Sad Confused podcast recently posted to Twitter, Matt Reeves talked about The Batman as well as the possibility of seeing a Robin character in sequels. Robert Pattinson has also voiced his opinion on the character of Robin, saying he would want to see the character show up but only under certain conditions.
Could we see Robin in @mattreevesLA’ BATMAN films?
Listen to his answer.
My short answer based on his response: I bet we will and soon. pic.twitter.com/B8JlHVH1tG
— Josh Horowitz (@joshuahorowitz) March 7, 2022
Josh Horowitz asks Reeves, “Can Robin exist in your universe? Can a teenage boy, or girl, kind of work in this horrible Gotham that you have created?”
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Matt Reeves responds, “Maybe. I’ll just say maybe. I don’t know. I don’t know. Here’s the thing, I have a lot of ideas about what I want to do, I’m not sure what the next story is. For me, whatever that story is going to be, it’s going to be to take these characters, and specifically Batman’s character, and put them in some kind of emotional jeopardy. So when you talk about- what you’re talking about, there may be a really interesting story. To put- you know, there have to be emotional stakes so you get drawn into that character’s story. I don’t want that character to become a cipher.”
“Yeah,” Horowitz says.
“I don’t want to be like ok, so we saw it, it wasn’t an origin tale, but you know what that was kind of his origins. And now, he’s just perfect. Like, no, you need to test the character again and again and again. And for me? Yeah, there might be something in that. I don’t know. There’s a deep dive that already happened at the beginning and now I’m gonna have to deep dive again if we have the chance to make another one and so we shall see.”
The Batman is now available to see in theaters.