‘The Batman’: Good Video Replaces Robert Pattinson With Adam West

A brand new video from the Hall Crew on YouTube has completely reimagined Robert Pattinson’s The Batman to characteristic Adam West’s Nineteen Sixties model of the Caped Crusader.

Adam West initially appeared as Batman within the tv collection that debuted in 1966, in addition to a characteristic movie. The tv collection embraced the camp, goofy stylings of Silver Age Batman comics, which emerged when the introduction of the Comics Code Authority meant most of the darker parts within the earliest Batman tales needed to be deserted. Whereas it’s a million miles from the darkish and gritty world of contemporary Batman motion pictures, 1966’s Batman is iconic in its personal proper and famend from its vibrant, ludicrous parody of the Darkish Knight.

The Hall Crew, a manufacturing firm identified for his or her visual-effects-oriented YouTube content material, lately determined to revisit Adam West’s campy Caped Crusader and produce him into the fashionable period, enhancing him into this 12 months’s The Batman rather than Robert Pattinson’s tackle the character. The video revealed how the crew used industry-standard software program, reminiscent of compositing software Nuke, to interchange Robert Pattinson and the trimmings of his tackle Batman with the Nineteen Sixties’ unique Shiny Knight.

In addition to changing actors reminiscent of Robert Pattinson and Colin Farrel with their Nineteen Sixties Batman counterparts, the video incorporates Adam West’s Batmobile and Batcopter and even reimagines the beloved Nineteen Sixties Batman theme tune within the ominous orchestral model of The Batman‘s soundtrack. Try the video beneath:

The video has already earned one notably noteworthy fan within the type of The Batman director, Matt Reeves. “HA!!! That is superb!” Reeves wrote on Twitter, in response to the reimagined trailer.

Perhaps it’s time for a revival of the zany comic-book enjoyable present in 1966’s Batman.

Right here is the synopsis for The Batman:

Two years of stalking the streets because the Batman (Robert Pattinson), hanging concern into the hearts of criminals, has led Bruce Wayne deep into the shadows of Gotham Metropolis. With just a few trusted allies — Alfred Pennyworth (Andy Serkis), Lt. James Gordon (Jeffrey Wright) — amongst the town’s corrupt community of officers and high-profile figures, the lone vigilante has established himself as the only real embodiment of vengeance amongst his fellow residents.

When a killer targets Gotham’s elite with a collection of sadistic machinations, a path of cryptic clues sends the World’s Best Detective on an investigation into the underworld, the place he encounters such characters as Selina Kyle/aka Catwoman (Zoë Kravitz), Oswald Cobblepot/aka the Penguin (Colin Farrell), Carmine Falcone (John Turturro), and Edward Nashton/aka the Riddler (Paul Dano). Because the proof begins to steer nearer to dwelling and the size of the perpetrator’s plans turns into clear, Batman should forge new relationships, unmask the perpetrator, and produce justice to the abuse of energy and corruption that has lengthy plagued Gotham Metropolis.

Directed by Matt Reeves, The Batman stars Robert Pattinson because the titular hero and Bruce Wayne, Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman, Paul Dano because the Riddler, Jeffrey Wright as James Gordon, John Turturro as Carmine Falcone, Peter Sarsgaard as Gil Colson, Jayme Lawson as Bella Reál, with Andy Serkis as Alfred Pennyworth, Colin Farrell because the Penguin, and Barry Keoghan as The Joker.

The Batman is now out there to personal digitally and streaming completely on HBO Max, with bodily media dropping on Might 24. Keep tuned for all the newest information on the future of the franchise and Colin Farrell’s Penguin, and subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for extra unique video content material.