Matt Reeves confirms that The Batman 2 will center on Pattinson's emotional journey.
The Batman 1 featured Riddler, Penguin, and proto-Catwoman Selina Kyle.
A deleted scene hinted at a future face-off with the Joker.
The Batman 2 will continue to focus on Pattinson's brooding Bruce Wayne/Batman.
Reeves wants to tell point-of-view stories to keep Batman at the emotional center.
The Batman 1 showed Bruce Wayne's evolution from reclusive to the symbol of hope.
Riddler's crusade against the elite revealed the truth about Bruce's parents.
The script for The Batman 2 is being developed separately from the DC Universe.
Reeves has expressed interest in Hush as a potential villain in the sequel.