Hollywood halts releases in Russia, including 'The Batman'
Warner Bros., the Walt Disney Co. and Sony Pictures said Monday that they would "pause" the release of their films in Russia. "The Batman," one of the year's more anticipated films, launches Friday in North America and many overseas territories, including Russia. “In light of the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, WarnerMedia is pausing the release of its feature film ‘The Batman’ in Russia," a spokesperson for the studio said in a statement. Russia is not a leading market for Hollywood, but the country typically ranks in the top dozen countries globally in box office. After Disney and Warner Bros. made their announcements, Sony followed suit.wftv.com
Zoe Kravitz set to play Catwoman opposite Robert Pattinson's 'Batman'
Zoe Kravitz has reportedly been cast to play Catwoman opposite Robert Pattinson's Caped Crusader in the eagerly awaited "Batman" film. The movie's director, Matt Reeves, seemingly confirmed the reports in the same way he did when there were reports that Pattinson would play Batman -- Reeves tweeted. "Batman" is a Warner Bros. production. HBO and Warner Bros. is owned by CNN's parent company. CNN has reached out to Warner Bros. for comment on the "Batman" news.