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Top 5 Candidates To Play Catwoman in Matt Reeves’ THE BATMAN


2. Zazie Beetz

At just 27 years of age, Zazie Beetz has already left quite a mark on the world of entertainment as well as gaining substantial geek cred. Not only did she exude effortless cool and assurance as Domino in Deadpool 2 last year, she will grace the screen opposite Joaquin Phoenix’s Arthur Fleck in Joker this coming October.

Since Todd Phillips’ Joker will take place outside of the DCEU canon, could she be a contender to play Selina Kyle. It’s an outside bet, sure. Still, it’s no less plausible than, say, Chris Evans playing The Human Torch in one Marvel Universe and then Captain America in another.

A German born multilingual Harlem native, Beetz could bring a worldly and urbane quality to the screen that would make for an unshakably cool Catwoman.

Beetz’ star is most certainly on the rise and landing a role like Catwoman could see her attain the heights of fame and recognition that becomes her talent.


D L Keatis

By day D L Keatis (Dan to his friends) is a mild mannered copywriter and content strategist specializing in white label content for businesses. But when night falls and the forces of evil rise to cast a shadow on the heart of his native Manchester, he dons his tights, cape and domino mask and... Writes some more for CBR. You can find him on Twitter @DLKeatis. Like many developmentally challenged man-children born in the 1980s, he has an abiding love for Star Wars, comics, video games, action figures and all things animated. You can usually find him at his local comic book shop, coffee emporium or movie theater, or lovingly arranging his collection of Hot Toys (which he keeps in lieu of a proper pension plan). While he is able to write confidently on a range of subjects from business and SEO strategy to fitness and nutrition, he is at his happiest when writing about the comic book, movie and pop culture icons that inspired him as a child and continue to inspire him as a child approaching the age of 40.

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