Michael Keaton’s Batman returns for The Flash teaser

The Batman and Batman Returns star is reprising his iconic role in DC's upcoming film The Flash.

Michael Keaton

HBO Max has shared the first teaser trailer for its upcoming film The Flash, giving fans a sneak-peek at Michael Keaton’s return as Batman.


The movie, which will see Ezra Miller reprise the titular role, follows Barry Allen/The Flash as he harnesses his power to visit “any timeline” and “any universe” to prevent his mother’s murder, running into Michael Keaton’s Batman in the process.

While we didn’t get a look at the Spider-Man star’s face in the teaser, which first aired at DC FanDom, it featured a shot of Batman from the back before Barry asks him: “Are you in?”

We then see Barry pull the sheet from a car, however the screen cuts to black before we get to see what’s underneath, but judging by his reaction, it’s more than likely going to be the Batmobile, with Barry shouting, “Holy sh–” before he’s interrupted by a title card announcing that the film is currently in production.

Directed by It’s Andy Muschietti, The Flash is currently filming in London, with a release date set for November 2022.

Kiersey Clemons is set to reprise her role as Iris West from Zack Snyder’s Justice League, while Maribel Verdú and Ron Livingston will be introduced as Barry’s parents.

Also joining the cast are Derry Girls‘ Saoirse-Monica Jackson, comedian Rudy Mancuso and Sasha Calle, who’ll be playing Supergirl.

Ben Affleck will be returning as Batman for the film, however Michael Keaton will play an older Bruce Wayne from an alternate universe.

Keaton starred as the iconic Wayne in 1989’s Batman and its sequel, 1992’s Batman Returns, both directed by Tim Burton.


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