Zoe Kravitz to Play Catwoman Opp Robert Pattinson’s ‘The Batman’

The role was most recently played by Anne Hathaway.

Updated15 Oct 2019, 05:23 AM IST
Cinema
1 min read

Big Little Lies star Zoe Kravitz has been cast as Selina Kyle a.k.a. Catwoman in the upcoming superhero flick The Batman which sees Twilight-star Robert Pattinson take on the role of the caped crusader.

Deadline reports that Zoe has been confirmed to join Robert as Bruce Wayne, Jeffrey Wright as Commissioner Gordon and Jonah Hill as an undisclosed villain. The Batman will be a complete reboot of the franchise for the DCEU, which previously saw Ben Affleck play Batman.

Meanwhile, Catwoman has been memorably played by Julie Newmar, Lee Meriwether, and Eartha Kitt in the 1960s TV show, Michelle Pfiefer in Batman Returns (1992), Halle Berry in the 2004 spin-off and most recently Anne Hathaway in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises. The character has also appeared in the popular series Gotham played by Cameron Bicondova.

Zoe is best known for her work in the HBO series Big Little Lies, Mad Max: Fury Road and the Fantastic Beasts franchise.

The Batman is directed by Matt Reeves, known for Cloverfield (2008), Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014), and War for the Planet of the Apes (2017). The Batman will swoosh into theatres on 25 June, 2021.

(With Inputs From: Deadline)

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Published: 15 Oct 2019, 04:22 AM IST

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