Matt Reeves has gone to excellent lengths explaining why he had no curiosity in connecting The Batman to the established DCEU mythology; however, that doesn’t imply his rebooted universe begins and ends with Gotham City.
There’s a whole world on the market past the borders of Bruce Wayne’s hometown, and due to the upcoming blockbuster’s official tie-in novelization, we all know that no less than one acquainted face resides in Superman’s stomping floor of Metropolis.
As revealed by The Direct, Before the Batman: An Original Movie Novel confirms a specific megalomaniacal titan of trade and his firm are a part of continuity, with a brand new character within the e-book named Dex dropping the tantalizing passage you’ll be able to learn beneath.
That doesn’t imply we can anticipate any overt nods in the direction of both Metropolis, Lex Luthor, or Superman being made in The Batman. Still, it has nudged the door open ever so barely for sequels to start increasing the main target of the model new franchise outdoors of the purview instantly inhabited by Robert Pattinson’s Dark Knight.
Henry Cavill and Ben Affleck’s immediate and long-term futures as Batman and Superman stay up for debate and closely scrutinized, too, which solely serves to make the most recent growth surrounding the Caped Crusader that rather more satisfying.