Good news for all DC fans – a new series based on Gotham is making its way to The CW, which also means that there might be some room for a new Dark Knight. Titled the Gotham Knights, this ironically also happens the same title as a forthcoming video game on DC Comics. The series, Gotham Knights, will be really different from the video game other than one more detail– well, Batman is dead. Yes, you read it tight.
However, this doesn’t signify that that could be permanent. The show has already cast a Supernatural alum, in the form of Misha Collins who plays Two-Face/Harvey Den, and it looks like another actor from the same series also wishes to join the DC series. Supernatural star Jensen Ackles recently revealed that the actor would totally love to join the show as their Bruce Wayne and it seems quite fitting as he has earlier voiced the Caped Crusader in the animated films, Batman: The Long Halloween Part 1 & 2. Making use of the whole opportunity, an Instagram artist has given fans an idea of how he could look like Batman, even revealing their own interpretation of Jensen Ackles as Batman.
An Instagram artist with the handle’s username, Clements.ink revealed how they think Jensen Ackles might look like The Batman and we won’t deny that the costume looks pretty dope as per The CW standards. The costume looks all black, having a big bat symbol which looks very similar to Ben Affleck’s version in BvS: Dawn of Justice and later in, Zack Snyder’s Justice League, but if there’s one thing to die for – that is the cowl.
Here’s the fan art of Jensen Ackles as Batman below!
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Batman was most recently played by Robert Pattinson, in a film helmed by Matt Reeves and it certainly made some waves. The movie clocked at about three hours and director Matt Reeves made Gotham City as dark as you would probably imagine it to be.
A vital moment in The Batman comes right at the start of the movie where the Dark Knight is taking on a group of thugs in face paint, uttering the phrase “I’m Vengeance”. As many die-hard DC fans would notice this phrase is way too different than Michael Keaton or Christian Bale using their infamous “I’m Batman” phrase, and it looks like this is what director Reeves wanted. While appearing in an interview with KCRW, Reeves explained why his movie used “I’m Vengeance” against “I’m Batman.”
“To me, the arc from the beginning, when I was thinking of the story, moves from a place of him declaring himself, which does come from some of the comics, and from the animated series, this notion that he says, not ‘I’m Batman,’ which is obviously the key Keaton line in the Burton movie, but ‘I’m vengeance,'” Reeves told KCRW. “And that this was coming from his personal rage and this primal feeling that he had, that’s really just flailing and trying to make sense of his life, and so that he’s not really self aware. That’s one of the things, too, in the music and the sound of that scene. It kind of builds in a way that you can feel the rage and his heart pounding, pounding, pounding, and then you can feel the sound intent and the music intent at the end of that scene, and even visually is the sense of the adrenaline starting finally to ebb.”
The Batman is streaming on HBO Max now.