Another member of the star-studded cast of Matt Reeves’ next installment in the adventures of the Dark Knight Detective has been announced.
According to The Hollywood Reporter and others, Warner Brothers and Reeves have cast actor John Turturro in The Batman.
Turturro will play crime boss Carmine Falcone in the upcoming film which will star Robert Pattinson in the lead role. Falcone, aka The Roman, was created by David Mazzucchelli and Frank Miller for the classic Batman: Year One storyline. Falcone has been portrayed on the big screen before with Tom Wilkinson playing the character in Christopher Nolan’s Batman Begins.
Turturro is known for his roles in films like Do The Right Thing, The Big Lebowski and in the Transformers films. He’s also appeared in series including Monk and The Night Of. Turturro will join Pattinson, Zoe Kravitz, Paul Dano, Colin Farrell, Jeffrey Wright and Andy Serkis in the film which opens in theaters June 25, 2021.