“The Batman” Casts Peter Sarsgaard

Peter Sarsgaard. Photo by Michael Buckner/Deadline/Shutterstock (9629764du)

Warner Bros’ The Batman has added Peter Sarsgaard to its cast. 

The casting was announced Friday by the film’s director Matt Reeves who tweeted a gif of Sarsgaard accompanied by a bat emoji.

It is still unclear which role The Man in the Iron Mask and The Killing actor is set to play, however, per Entertainment Weekly, there’s speculation that Sarsgaard could be playing Harvey Dent a.k.a. Two-Face in the new film. 

Starring as the titular character is Robert Pattinson. The movie also stars Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman, Paul Dano as the Riddler, Colin Farrell as Penguin, John Turturro as crime boss Carmine Falcone, Jeffrey Wright as Batman ally Commissioner Gordon and Andy Serkis as Bruce Wayne’s butler, Alfred. 

The Batman is expected to arrive in theaters June 25, 2021.