Catwoman

5 Actors Who Could Play Catwoman in Matt Reeves’ The Batman Movie

It’s been reported that Matt Reeves’ The Batman will feature Catwoman and The Penguin, so I decided to figure out which actors could play Catwoman best.

It’s been reported that Catwoman will be one of the main villains that Batman will have to fight in Matt Reeves’ upcoming Batman movie.

It’s still not 100 per cent certain yet, however, it seems pretty likely for the time being, and this has got the Internet abuzz.

People aren’t very happy that they’re planning on using these two Batman villains since they have been on-screen a number of times before, both on the big and small screen.

There’s a feeling from Batman and DC Comics fans that it’s time for something new, a Hugo Strange, or Calendar Man perhaps.

However, Reeves is writing the script and I’m sure there’s a reason he’s decided to reunite the two villains from Tim Burton’s Batman Returns.

Anyway, it’s now time to speculate on who might play the role of Catwomen should the rumours prove to be true.

Here’s a list of five actors who could play the role superbly in the upcoming The Batman flick, which is also rumoured to star Robert Pattinson as the Caped Crusader.

5. Ana de Armas

Ana de Armas in Blade Runner 2049

Ana de Armas’ fame is fast on the rise. She already impressed us in Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049, and she has just landed herself a role in the upcoming Bond movie, which for now is just being called Bond 25. She’s shown how good she is on-screen and she’s able to do her own stunts, which would be useful as Catwoman. She’s a very talented actress who’s going to be a household name in a short while and Matt Reeves would be lucky to have her in his film.

4. Kristen Stewart

Kristen Stewart in Personal Shopper

I love the idea of seeing Stewart and Pattinson on-screen together again, and I truly feel she’d make an excellent Catwoman. She certainly has the acting chops for the role, as she’s proven in recent years. Go watch her in Personal Shopper and then come back to me and tell me she’s not a great actress. Alas, I think the logistics of having her and R-Pats in the same movie would just be too tricky and might mean that only one of them could be cast in Matt Reeves’ film. Shame really.

3. Alison Brie

Alison Brie in GLOW

I think Alison Brie is great. She’s perfect in everything she’s in. She’s currently showing off her acting talents in Netflix’s GLOW, yet she was also showing how great she is on-screen in the cult TV show, Community. There’s no doubting Brie’s talents as an actor, and with GLOW she’s shown that she’s perfectly capable of doing her own stunts, which is a plus when casting Catwoman. I personally think she’d be an excellent choice for the role and would bring her own unique twist on Catwoman.

2. Ruth Negga

Ruth Negga in Warcraft

Ruth Negga is a real gem of an actor. She deserves to be in more things and more recognised. You might know her as Tulip in Preacher, and she’s great in the AMC series. She’s also in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D in which she plays Raina. However, she’s also demonstrated what a wonderful performer she is in the likes of Loving, Warcraft: The Beginning (bad film but very good performance), and also World War Z, in which she’s great. However, she hasn’t been given that big role yet, and Catwoman would be exactly that. Hollywood should be paying much closer attention to Negga because she’s brilliant and deserves to be in more stuff.

1. Sofia Boutella

Sofia Boutella in Atomic Blonde

I first became aware of Algerian actress Sofia Boutella in Tom Cruise’s The Mummy. Now, that film was terrible, yet Boutella was extraordinary as The Mummy. I then saw her in Kingsman: The Golden Circle (I watched it pretty late), and she was also in Star Trek: Beyond and has been brilliant in everything I’ve seen her in. She moves unlike anybody I’ve seen on-screen and her movements are very feline in nature. Her background as a dancer is one of the reasons she’s able to move the way she does, and she’s a very accomplished actor. She’d be perfectly suited to the role of Catwoman should the opportunity arise to cast her.

Anyway, The Batman, or whatever it’ll be called, is scheduled for release on June 25th, 2021, but that could change in time.


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