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Jeffrey Wright shares updates on The Batman sequel and his role as Jim Gordon

  • Jeffrey Wright, who portrayed Jim Gordon in The Batman, hints at the possibility of his character’s ascent in the Gotham City Police Department.
  • The Batman Part II has not yet revealed its screenplay, building anticipation for the sequel slated for an October 3, 2025 release.
  • Fans can reconnect with the franchise on Netflix and Max before the sequel’s release.

In a recent interview with Entertainment Tonight, Jeffrey Wright, who played Jim Gordon in The Batman, provided a sneak peek into the future of his character for the upcoming sequel, The Batman Part II. Although Wright is an essential part of the film, he revealed that he is no more aware of the details of the screenplay than the fans are.

In the 2022 hit film The Batman, directed by Matt Reeves and starring Robert Pattinson as Batman, Wright’s portrayal of Jim Gordon was a significant part of the film’s narrative. As the story moves forward in the sequel, Wright hinted at the possibility of his character rising through the ranks within the Gotham City Police Department. However, he remained discreet about the project, expressing his trust in Reeves’ vision and eagerly waiting to return to the iconic city once the script is ready.

With an air of anticipation, Wright stated,

“You’ve seen as much of a script as I have at this point. I don’t want to jump ahead. I just want to go forward with it… Clearly, I’m Lieutenant Gordon at the end of the film, the first film, so we may be moving up in the ranks, I suppose, but I haven’t seen anything yet. I’m being patient, letting Matt Reeves do his thing — which is going to be magical and wonderful — and looking forward to diving back into it when the time comes.”

The Batman, released in 2022, was critically acclaimed and commercially successful, accumulating over $772 million and earning a strong 85% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Owing to its phenomenal success, the film has given rise to a burgeoning universe that delves further into the dark alleys of Gotham City, including a television series featuring Colin Farrell as The Penguin.

Keeping its plot details under wraps, The Batman Part II sparks excitement among the audience, who eagerly await its scheduled release on October 3, 2025. Meanwhile, fans can reacquaint themselves with the franchise by watching the first installment on Netflix and Max.

As the countdown to Gotham’s return begins, Wright’s comments remind us of the incredible storytelling and depth that characterize the franchise. With a combination of patience and curiosity, both cast and fans stand ready to dive back into the rich and shadowy world that The Batman has etched into the realm of cinema.