The Batman: Here’s why this scene between Batman and his enemy the Riddler had to be shot almost 200 times

The Batman by Matt Reeves immediately won over audiences when it was released last March and was a huge box office success. Such a phenomenon can be understood by the many positive and attractive points of the feature film worn by Robert Pattinson and Zoë Kravitz. Matt Reeves’ imagination has something to do with it and his reinterpretation of the superhero and the universe that surrounds him, with a darker than ever Gotham, notably contributed to moving the film towards the detective register. . An initiative that has been warmly welcomed by moviegoers. But if The Batman certainly owes a large part of its success to the talent of Matt Reeves, the motivation and investment of the actors undoubtedly participates in it.

On the side of Robert Pattinson, the involvement is not in doubt and, while the filming of the film took place in full confinement, the actor has already confided that he did not experience this period like everyone else as his mind was occupied. by his role. But he’s not the only one to have proven his motivation throughout filming and another actor even asked director Matt Reeves to redo a scene nearly 200 times. This is Paul Dano, interpreter of the Riddler, enemy of the vigilante of Gotham in The Batman. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Matt Reeves has indeed recounted the filming of the scene where the Riddler and Batman find themselves face to face through a screen during a Face Time call. “He was like, ‘OK, let me try one where I’m off-camera and pop a head,'” Matt Reeves explained before continuing: “‘Let me try one where I’m already seated.’ He was directing this monodrama himself on an iPhone. I got dizzy. He was counting down the time left like he was hosting a game. He was so inventive and creative, but also very critical of himself.” A flawless investment that has paid off.


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