According to reports, Theo Rossi (Sons of Anarchy, Luke Cage) is Matt Reeves’ top pick for the role of Bane in The Batman movie. Bane is one of the six villain reported to appear in the movie.
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Created by Dennis O’Neil, Chuck Dixon, Doug Moench, and Graham Nolan, Bane made his first appearance in Batman: Vengeance of Bane #1 (January 1993). The fictional character has been portrayed by Robert Swenson in Batman & Robin, Tom Hardy in The Dark Knight Rises, and Shane West in Gotham television series.
Reeves version of the Batman will feature a younger Batman/Bruce Wayne. Robert Pattinson is allegedly favorite to replace Ben Affleck following departure early this year. The film will reportedly be a standalone movie rather than a prequel set in DCEU.
Other villains rumored to appear in the includes Catwoman, The Penguin, The Riddler, Scarecrow, Deathstroke, and Killer Croc and Bane. The Batman will be released in theaters on June 25, 2021.