Zoe Kravitz says The Batman
Zoe Kravitz says The Batman is an origin story for her character of Catwoman, as she balances between being a hero and criminal. Credits: Warner Bros. Pictures

Zoe Kravitz says The Batman is an origin story for her character of Selina Kyle, aka Catwoman – with the movie telling the story of Catwoman’s early days of balancing between being a criminal and a hero.

Zoe Kravitz says The Batman will be Catwoman’s origin story

Speaking to Empire Magazine while promoting the upcoming movie The Batman, Zoe Kravitz reflected on her role as Selina Kyle aka Catwoman in the movie and described it as being the origin story for her character, who embarks on a journey to figure out who she is.

This is an origin story for Selina. So, it’s the beginning of her figuring out who she is, beyond just someone trying to survive.

I think there’s a lot of space to grow and I think we are watching her become what I’m sure will be the femme fatale.

Zoe Kravitz

Zoe Kravitz will be starring as Catwoman in the Batman franchise reboot that is being directed by Matt Reeves, starring opposite Robert Pattinson‘s Batman, with the movie featuring Paul Dano as The Riddler, Jeffrey Wright as the Police Commissioner, John Turturro as Carmine Falcone, Andy Serkis as Alfred Pennyworth and Colin Farrel as Oswald Cobblepot aka The Penguin.

The movie will be focusing on Batman’s second year of crimefighting as he tries to take down the corruption in Gotham City that has seeming ties with his own family. Along the way, he sees his mission being thwarted via the rise of a certain serial killer named The Riddler who is targeting the elites of Gotham City and leaving riddles for Batman to solve – Bruce Wayne sees himself needing to form new relationships and allies to take down The Riddler.

The Batman will be focusing on the detective side of the vigilante, with director Matt Reeves drawing inspiration from the character’s storylines in the Year One, The Long Halloween, and Ego comic books.

The Batman will be released in cinemas on March 4, 2022.

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