Goodbye Derry. Hello Arkham.
A cool new fan edit for Robert Pattinson’s The Batman universe shows Pennywise actor Bill Skarsgard as The Joker in Arkham Asylum.
While fans aren’t desperate to see another version of Batman’s iconic archenemy in live-action any time soon, this concept of Bill Skarsgard as the Joker teases what Matt Reeves’ new cinematic universe could do with the character. A report from earlier on in the year suggested the director will introduce the legendary DC Comics villain in the sequel to the highly-anticipated Robert Pattinson film, but that remains unconfirmed for now.
Thanks to his work as Pennywise in Andy Muschietti‘s IT movies, Bill Skarsgard has been a fan-favorite for the role of The Joker in Robert Pattinson’s The Batman universe. This artwork from digital artist William Gray on Instagram shows what Skarsgard’s Joker could look like being wheeled into Arkham Asylum. The actor’s stony expression alongside the messy green hair definitely nails the Joker’s style. Take a look at the art of Bill Skarsgard as the Joker below.
Would you like to see Bill Skarsgard as The Joker? What do you make of the concept? Who else would you like to see Robert Pattinson take on in The Batman? Let us know in the comments!
Plot details for The Batman are being kept under lock and key, but we know that the project will revolve around Robert Pattinson as a younger Bruce Wayne, chronicling Batman during his formative years as Gotham City’s protector. The Batman will also feature the hero making use of his detective skills more than what we’ve seen before in previous iterations of the character. It is also expected to be the first installment to a new Batman trilogy with Pattinson.
Directed by Matt Reeves from a script he co-wrote with Mattson Tomlin, the film stars Robert Pattinson as the Caped Crusader, Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman, Paul Dano as the Riddler, Jeffrey Wright as Commissioner James Gordon, John Turturro as Carmine Falcone, Peter Sarsgaard as Gil Colson, Jayme Lawson as Bella Reál, with Andy Serkis as Alfred Pennyworth, and Colin Farrell as the Penguin.
The Batman is currently scheduled to hit theaters on March 4, 2022. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news on Bill Skarsgard and Robert Pattinson’s upcoming film, and make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more video content.
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