The Batman, which stars Robert Pattinson as the caped crusader, has finally hit theaters. With a Rotten Tomatoes’ audience score of 90 percent it’s fair to say the movie is a critical success, as well as a commercial one. The Batman has had the second highest pandemic debut, making $128.5 million in it’s opening weekend.
After seeing the movie, many fans have been wondering, what is the Green liquid substance that Batman takes before bursting into a rage in the final fight scene of the movie?
Adrenaline or Bane Venom?
Towards the end of The Batman, The Dark Knight is fighting off numerous Riddler henchman. We then see him shot at point-blank range with a shotgun which knocks him to the floor, unable to move. That is until he injects himself with this mystery fluid.
On first watch it was assumed that this was simply adrenaline. However, in a universe-building movie like The Batman, which sets up numerous other spin-offs and potential sequels, it seems like there maybe more to it than that.
Given the green appearance of the fluid and the state in which Batman finds himself in seconds later, the compound has a similar effect to that of Bane’s “Venom”. A fluid that Bane uses to increase his strength, speed and sends him into a frenzy. It’s not something fans saw when Bane featured in Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight Rises as the Director opted for a more realistic version of the character. However, it’s a defining characteristic of the Bane in DC Comics and was also evident in 1997’s Batman & Robin.
With the level of detail that Matt Reeves has put into this film it seems very plausible that this could be the case. One theory that has been floating around is that the green liquid is made by Wayne Enterprises and Bane will come into possession of it sooner rather than later, in potential sequels.
If this does happen, which actor would you like to see play Bane? Dave Bautista is certainly a fan-favorite casting for the role. Let us know in the comments below or over on social media @GeeksGonnaGeek. As always, thanks for reading.