Matt Reeves’s sequel to The Batman, now titled The Batman – Part II — has an official release date. The anticipated follow-up to Robert Pattinson’s silent clash as the Caped Crusader will be released. on October 3, 2025.
The announcement is part of a broader unveiling of Warner Bros.’ plans. Discovery for the new DC Universe and its various side projects, more than one of them featuring Batman. In addition to announcing the release date, DCU architects James Gunn and Peter Safran also confirmed that The Batman will be a trilogy.
“Matt is working [The Batman – Part II], which he thought was a Batman crime saga, which included the Penguin TV series,” Gunn explained. “And it was his own story and he worked hard on that. He came in and brought us some amazing, cool stuff the other day. So our plan is for it to continue.”
“And Batman is not a stepchild. I mean, it’s under DC,” Safran added. “We are fully invested in the success of Batman, just like we are everything else.”
Reeves has reportedly been interested in turning The Batman into a trilogy since at least 2019, having previously discussed his ideas for a full Batman arc. Earlier this month, the film was confirmed to be separate from Gunn and Safran’s new DCU.