Peter Sarsgaard lands role in ‘The Batman’

Actor Peter Sarsgaard has joined the cast of "The Batman." File Photo by Christine Chew/UPI

Dec. 8 (UPI) — “The Killing and The Magnificent Seven” actor Peter Sarsgaard has joined the star-studded ensemble of “The Batman.”

Writer-director Matt Reeves announced the casting on Twitter on Friday, but did not say what character Sarsgaard is playing.

Reeves previously revealed the names of other cast members — such as Paul Dano (The Riddler,) Zoe Kravitz (Catwoman,) John Turturro (Carmine Falcone,) Andy Serkis (Alfred) and Jeffrey Wright (Commissioner Gordon) — on the social-media platform.

The movie is set for theatrical release in 2021 with 33-year-old “Twilight” alum Robert Pattinson playing the titular comic-book hero.

The character was most recently played on the big screen by 47-year-old Ben Affleck in 2017’s “Justice League.”


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here