Few actors have achieved it, but these days in the golden age of superhero movies, if you’ve managed to mark off a Marvel and DC project off on your resume, you’re doing well for yourself. And it looks like Black Panther fan-favorite Winston Duke is getting the chance to play the most beloved DC character there is thanks to a new project he is working on where he’ll play Batman.
Winston Duke is set to play the Dark Knight for Spotify’s first project with DC titled Batman Unburied. It will be a narrative podcast and psychological thriller for fans of the Bat to take with them on car drives, morning walks and so forth. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Harry Potter’s Jason Isaacs will be playing his Alfred in the audio series.
It’s going to be an exciting new way to connect with the Caped Crusader as the story unfolds over a season. We don’t yet know how many episodes Batman Unburied will be or how the episodes will be released, but the report did include this exciting logline about the series:
Winston Duke is a great choice to take on the Dark Knight and hearing his version of the Batman sounds like it’s going to be a really fun way to get our fix on the character in between films. It also helps that the series is coming from the screenwriter of The Dark Knight, David S. Goyer.
Winston Duke most famously played M’Baku in Black Panther in 2018 and is set to reprise his role in the sequel Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. Duke has been starring in more major films as of late, with a memorable role in Jordan Peele’s Us and alongside Mark Wahlberg in Spenser Confidential. Jason Isaacs played Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter films along with over 100 acting credits including turning in voice work for Netflix’s Castlevania.
There will be a lot of Batmans to keep up with in the near future between Robert Pattinson’s version in Matt Reeves’ The Batman coming in 2022 followed by appearances of Ben Affleck and Michael Keaton’s Batman in The Flash in late 2022. The more the merrier as Winston Duke comes into the fold for Batman Unburied! Duke’s role in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is expected to come to theaters on July 8, 2022.
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