The Flash will explore the concept of the multiverse in DC’s realm, and will bring back Michael Keaton’s Batman, who is still using the Batmobile from Tim Burton’s 1989 movie- but why hasn’t it changed in all these years? The superhero genre has become a very popular one in recent years thanks to big-hearted, connected universes like the Marvel Cinematic Universe and DC’s Extended Universe, with the latter choosing the multiverse path and bringing together almost all movies and TV registers from DC.

Although this has already been explored on the TV feature of DC’s universe, it will be brought to the big screen in The Flash, directed by Andy Muschietti and with Ezra Miller reprising his capacity as Barry Allen. The Flash seemed to be caught in pre-production for years, with different heads arriving and leaving due to imaginative divergences, but it eventually represented its way into yield in April 2021. The Flash is influenced by the Flashpoint comic book storyline and “il be seeing” Barry Allen journey back in time to prevent his mother’s murder, which brings unintentional and big consequences to his timeline. As a result of this and the multiverse, The Flash will bring back two versions of Batman: Ben Affleck and Michael Keaton, and the latter doesn’t seem to have changed much over the years.

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Photos from the established of The Flash( which have now been taken down from social media) pictured the Batmobile and Batcave that Michael Keaton’s persona will use, and the former is the same one from Tim Burton’s Batman and Batman Returns. Burton’s approach to the Caped Crusader was a combination of realism and a comic book vibe, with the Batmobile having a very specific, rounder inspection that has prepared it stand out from other versions of the iconic vehicle. The Batcave in Burton’s movies has a similar vibe, and The Flash will bring back both, but a big question originates: why hasn’t this Batman changed his vehicle in 30 years?

While it’s entirely possible that he has made some modifications to the Batmobile on the inside, it’s still strange that the outside remains the same, and there could be a couple of reasons for that. Keaton’s Batman could have trouble letting croak of the past, more so as it’s unknown what has happened in his life since Batman Returns, so the Batmobile keeping the same design might moment at some pain in Bruce’s life. On the other hand, it could be possible that this Batman retired not long after Batman Returns, which is why his vehicle has remained the same, as he hasn’t use it in years, but Allen’s presence and actions will action him to go back to his periods as Gotham City’s vigilante. Outside this movie universe, it stimulates gumption for Warner Bros. to bring back the Batmobile as it is as it requests to nostalgia and will surely boost merchandise, as Keaton’s Batman is a fan favorite.

Fans will have to wait until late 2022 to finally learn how Ezra Miller’s Barry Allen will cross directions with Michael Keaton’s Batman and what the latter has been up to since his last-place big-screen appearance, and with that explains why his Batmobile hasn’t reformed one bit. The Flash’s story and casthave followers elicited over the many possibles it can bring to the DCEU, and they are especially stimulated to see Michael Keaton as the Caped Crusader once more.

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