The wait is over! After exclusively screening in theaters for one and a half months, Matt Reeves’ The Batman has finally made its streaming debut today, April 18th.
Where to stream The Batman online
The Batman is now streaming on HBO Max, becoming the first Warner Bros. film in over a year that did not premiere in theaters and on HBO Max simultaneously. As fans can remember, the studio released its entire slate of 2021 movies on HBO Max on the same day as theaters due to the global pandemic.
How to stream The Batman on HBO Max
To stream The Batman on HBO Max, you’ll need to subscribe to the Warner Bros. Discovery-owned streaming service. Ad-supported HBO Max subscription plans are available for $10/month or $100/year, while ad-free packages are available for $15/month or $150/year.
HBO Max doesn’t offer a free trial, but there are a few ways to get the service for free, which you can take advantage of right now to watch The Batman.
If you want HBO Max for free, you can avail of either the AT&T Unlimited Elite, AT&T Fiber – Internet 1000, or the DirectTV Stream Choice plan, as each of these packages gets you HBO Max included at no additional cost. Cricket Wireless also includes HBO Max with its $60 Unlimited package, which gives you free access to HBO Max’s ad-supported plan with your monthly wireless bill. You can also watch The Batman by signing up for Hulu’s Free Trial bundle with HBO Max.
The Batman synopsis
When a killer targets Gotham City’s elite with a series of sadistic machinations, a trail of cryptic clues sends the World’s Greatest Detective on an investigation into the underworld, where he encounters such characters as Selina Kyle, The Penguin, Carmine Falcone, and The Riddler. As the evidence begins to lead closer to home and the scale of the perpetrator’s plans becomes clear, The Batman must forge new relationships, unmask the culprit, and bring justice to the abuse of power and corruption that has long plagued Gotham City.
The Batman cast
The movie stars Robert Pattinson (Tenet) as the titular character; Zoë Kravitz (Big Little Lies) as Selina Kyle; Paul Dano (Love & Mercy) as Edward Nashton, aka The Riddler; Jeffrey Wright (No Time to Die) as the GCPD’s James Gordon; John Turturro (Transformers franchise) as Carmine Falcone; Peter Sarsgaard (The Magnificent Seven) as Gotham D.A. Gil Colson; Jayme Lawson (Farewell Amor) as mayoral candidate Bella Reál; Andy Serkis (Planet of the Apes franchise) as Alfred; and Colin Farrell (The Gentlemen) as Oz, aka The Penguin.