Although James Gunn has a Marvel Cinematic Universe entry Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 coming out in a month and a half, his professional future beyond is centered on DC. In addition to co-leads DC Studios with Peter SafranGunn announced yesterday that he will lead Superman: LegacyA next dc movie he was already writing. However, just before this big news broke, Gunn took the time to debunk a rumor regarding Robert Pattinson’s Batman.

Although the Dusk the star version of the Caped Crusader will not be part of the new DC Universe shared continuity, James Gunn is nevertheless involved in The Batman projects that Matt Reeves directs. The next story in this corner of the DC multiverse is The Penguinthe television series in eight episodes which HBO Max subscribers can stream. Obviously Colin Farrell’s Oswald Cobblepot is the show’s lead, but a tweet started going around that although Robert Pattinson might appear as Bruce Wayne, viewers wouldn’t see him dressing up as Batman due to the complicated TV rights surrounding Bruce’s masked character. This led Gunn to debunk this claim on Twitter with the following:

It’s not true.


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