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Shadow of the Batman
ShadowOfTheBatman

Directed by

Darren Aronofsky

Produced by

Wesley Coller
Darren Aronofsky

Screenplay by

Christopher McQuarrie

Story by

Christopher McQuarrie
Darren Aronofsky

Based on

Batman
by Bob Kane
with Bill Finger

Starring

Nicholas Hoult
Rose Leslie
Richard E. Grant
Aaron Eckhart
Ana de Armas

Music by

Cliff Martinez

Distributed by

Warner Bros. Pictures

Running time

150 minutes

Budget

$175 million

[Source]
"Andrea Beaumont. I haven't thought about her in years. I'd put her out of mind after she broke my heart in college. Now she's become an obsession. I find myself searching my memory for her... all the way to the dimly remembered days before my life was shattered forever."
Batman

Shadow of the Batman is a superhero film based on the DC Comics character Batman, distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. Taking place during Batman's early days of crime fighting, the film is directed by Darren Aronofsky with a screenplay by Christopher McQuarrie, from a story by McQuarrie and Aronofsky. It stars Nicholas Hoult, alongside Rose Leslie, Richard E. Grant, Aaron Eckhart and Ana de Armas.

Premise

For two years, billionaire Bruce Wayne has been leading a crusade against organized crime as the Batman. However, the return of an old flame leads to a gang war. Thus, the Dark Knight is torn between his love for a mob princess and his desire for justice.

Cast

  • Nicholas Hoult as Bruce Wayne / Batman:

A billionaire socialite and owner of the Wayne Foundation who dedicates himself to protecting Gotham City from its criminal underworld as a masked vigilante. Trying to find his footing on his way to becoming a crime fighter, he struggles with his dual identity.

  • Rose Leslie as Andrea Beaumont:

The daughter of a wealthy businessman and mob boss who once was Bruce Wayne's first love. She broke his heart and began travelling the world, leaving him behind. After several years of absence, she returns to Gotham, seeking to gain control of her family empire.

  • Richard E. Grant as Alfred Pennyworth:

A former member of the British Special Air Service who became the legal guardian of Bruce Wayne after the murder of his parents. Always the perfect gentleman, he is loyal and faithful, although not afraid to criticize his employer when he deserves it.

  • Aaron Eckhart as James Gordon:

One of the few uncorrupted Gotham City police officers who frequently works outside the law when necessary, although he maintains a strict and unbreakable moral code. He is a reluctant ally to the Batman and only tolerates him because they follow the same code.

  • Ana de Armas as Selina Kyle / Catwoman:

A morally ambiguous thief and grifter who grew up poor on Gotham's streets and became the city's most accomplished cat burglar. A vocal animal rights activist who enjoys a special bond with felines, she wears a tight one piece outfit and uses a bullwhip for a weapon.

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