Batman III: Beyond is an upcoming 2022 superhero movie based on characters appearing in comic books published by DC, primarily the Batman Beyond series. It will act as an official continuation of the original 1989-1997 Batman film series by Warner Bros, with Michael Keaton (who played Batman in the 1989 Batman and 1992 sequel Batman Returns) reprising his role as Bruce Wayne/ Batman in a futuristic Gotham City. It will be released on the 30th anniversary of Batman Returns.
Picking up over thirty years following Batman Returns, Bruce Wayne takes on a protege Terry McGinnis to become Gotham's new protector as the Dark Knight, whilst trying to solve a mystery relating to his past.
- Michael Keaton as Bruce Wayne/ Batman
- Chris Zylka as Terry McGinnis
- Bryan Cranston as Derek Powers
- Maury Sterling as Shriek
Connection to the Joel Schumacher films
Whilst marketed as a direct follow up to Batman Returns, Easter Eggs will be made to the Joel Schumacher movies Batman Forever and the failed Batman & Robin.