Matt Reeves signs an overall deal with Warner Bros. for The Batman franchise.
Spinoff series in the works, including Penguin, GCPD, and Arkham Asylum.
Script for the sequel to The Batman being written by Reeves.
Plans to present to DC Studios co-CEOs James Gunn and Peter Safran in the coming weeks.
Gunn denies rumors of merging Batman's universe with a new universe.
The film's ending hints at a possible return of Joker and Riddler in the sequel.
Joker actor Barry Keoghan expresses interest in returning to the role.
Keoghan's Joker look is inspired by the Death of the Family arc in comics.
Reeves' Joker character is influenced by The Elephant Man and The Man Who Laughs.