The Batman Sets April 18 HBO Max Premiere

By Jessica Lerner 

The Batman will be available to stream on HBO Max on Monday, April 18. The Robert Pattinsonled film will also air on HBO Saturday, April 23 at 8 p.m.

When a killer targets Gotham City’s elite with a series of sadistic machinations, a trail of cryptic clues sends Batman (Pattinson) down a rabbit hole into the criminal underworld, where he meets Selina Kyle, the Penguin, Carmine Falcone and the Riddler. As the evidence points closer to home and the scope of the perpetrator’s ambitions becomes evident, Batman must develop new relationships, uncover the offender and deliver justice to Gotham City’s long history of power abuse and corruption.

The film is the highest-grossing theatrical release of the year so far, grossing $359.1 million in U.S. and $735.2 million worldwide.


Starring alongside Pattinson as Gotham’s famous and infamous cast of characters are Zoë Kravitz as Selina Kyle, Paul Dano as Edward Nashton/the Riddler, Jeffrey Wright as the GCPD’s James Gordon, John Turturro as Carmine Falcone, Peter Sarsgaard as Gotham D.A. Gil Colson, Jayme Lawson as mayoral candidate Bella Reál, Andy Serkis as Alfred and Colin Farrell as Oz/the Penguin.