Batman was absent during the events of , although the film was shot in the city of Gotham. So, where would the Batman be?
Birds of Prey: Harlequin and its Fantastic Emancipation
The DC film showed the battle between Harlequin and the new “friends”, Huntress, Black Canary and Renee Montoya. Considering that the adventures take place in the city of Bruce Wayne, it is strange that he is absent from the film.
The struggle of Harlequin and her team took them to different parts of the city. Although the protagonist mentioned the Bat of Gotham a few times and even gave the name ‘Bruce’ to her pet hyena, Batman never appears in.
Why doesn’t Batman appear in “Birds of Prey”?
In the film, Harlequin recalls her meeting with Wayne according to the events seen in, probably mentioning the Ben Affleck’s Batman.
Since the actor passed Batman’s cloak to Robert Pattinson, it would have been difficult to include Batman in, since there is no confirmation that the Matt Reeves will also be in the DC Universe.
In terms of narrative, assuming Gotham has Ben Affleck’s Batman, it’s clear that a significant amount of time has passed since the events in. That’s what the.
If viewers followed Zack Snyder’s original plan for Wayne from DC, he would have died during the events of. There is a possibility that director Cathy Yan will simply follow the path that Snyder has set for his Batman.
Considering the time jump, it can explain the absence of Batman with a possible retirement of the hero, without having anyone appropriate to assume his role.