The Wrap in reporting that Andy Serkis is in talks to play Alfred Pennyworth, Bruce Wayne’s butler, in Matt Reeves’ ‘The Batman’. The two previously walked together on ‘The Planet Of The Apes’ franchise.
Serkis would star along side Robert Pattinson as Bruce Wayne/Batman, Zoe Kravitz as Selina Kyle/Catwoman and Paul Dano as Edward Nashton/The Riddler.
At the moment Serkis is busy directing ‘Venom 2’ for Sony and work on this would continue deep into next year. This commitment would suggest that Alfred would only be a small part of the new Batman film.
The has been no comment on whether the role will be performance capture.
‘The Batman’ will be released on 25th June 2021.