Film & TV

Zoë Kravitz Shares the Unique Way She Prepared for Her Catwoman Role in 'The Batman'

Some of it involved watching wild animals fight.

2,505

Zoë Kravitz Shares the Unique Way She Prepared for Her Catwoman Role in 'The Batman'

Some of it involved watching wild animals fight.

Like any dedicated actor, Zoë Kravitz is all about perfecting her roles. The Batman star revealed she studied cats, lions and martial arts to prepare for her portrayal of Catwoman in the upcoming film starring Robert Pattison.

“We watched cats and lions and how they fight,” she recently told Empire. “And we talked about what is actually possible when you’re my size, and Batman’s so much stronger than me. What is my skill? It’s being fast and tricky. So we did some really interesting floor work that incorporated different kinds of martial arts and capoeira and a kind of feline, dance-like movement.”

Kravitz also discussed the importance her character has in the movie. “This is an origin story of Selina [Kyle],” she added. “So it’s the beginning of her figuring out who she is, beyond just someone trying to survive. I think there’s a lot of space to grow, and I think we are watching her become what I’m sure will be the femme fatale.”

The Batman is slated to hit theaters on March 4, 2022. Revisit the trailer below.

Read Full Article
Text By
Share this article

What to Read Next

Jordan Brand Unveils Retro Lineup for Spring 2022
Footwear 

Jordan Brand Unveils Retro Lineup for Spring 2022

Including three women’s releases.

COMME des GARÇONS x Chrome Hearts Create a Limited-Edition Capsule
Fashion

COMME des GARÇONS x Chrome Hearts Create a Limited-Edition Capsule

The exclusive collection features 19 ready-to-wear pieces.

'The Crown's Claire Foy Opens up About Feeling Exploited Shooting Sex Scenes
Culture

'The Crown's Claire Foy Opens up About Feeling Exploited Shooting Sex Scenes

The star reveals it is one of the least favorite aspects of her job.

The HYPEBAE Best: The Top 10 Sneakers and Shoes of 2021, According to Our Editors
Footwear

The HYPEBAE Best: The Top 10 Sneakers and Shoes of 2021, According to Our Editors

Coveted collaborations and silhouettes that dominated our feed.

McDonald's China Explains Purpose Behind Its Viral Exercise Bikes
Culture

McDonald's China Explains Purpose Behind Its Viral Exercise Bikes

They’re a part of the fast-food chain’s ongoing sustainability project.

Apple Offers 2-Hour Same Day Delivery Service for Free This Holiday Season
Culture

Apple Offers 2-Hour Same Day Delivery Service for Free This Holiday Season

For last-minute shoppers.

Matthew M. Williams Drops "005 MMW YOGA" Collab With Nike
Fashion

Matthew M. Williams Drops "005 MMW YOGA" Collab With Nike

See the full lineup here, including the new Zoom MMW 4 sneaker.

The Latest Nike Waffle One Comes With Hidden Cartoon Characters
Footwear

The Latest Nike Waffle One Comes With Hidden Cartoon Characters

Marking the first installment of “Everybody’s Nike Running Club.”

Timothée Chalamet x Haider Ackermann Drop Collaborative Hoodie
Fashion

Timothée Chalamet x Haider Ackermann Drop Collaborative Hoodie

As part of a charity initiative supporting women and children in Afghanistan.

Cardi B Gives Offset a $2M USD Check for His 30th Birthday
Entertainment

Cardi B Gives Offset a $2M USD Check for His 30th Birthday

The money was gifted to support her husband’s many business ventures.

More ▾
 

Looks like you’re using an ad-blocker

We charge advertisers instead of our readers. Support us by whitelisting our site.

Whitelist Us

How to Whitelist Us

screenshot
  1. Click the AdBlock icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Under “Pause on this site” click “Always”.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the AdBlock Plus icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Block ads on – This website” switch off the toggle to turn it from blue to gray.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the AdBlocker Ultimate icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Switch off the toggle to turn it from “Enabled on this site” to “Disabled on this site”.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the Ghostery icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Click on the “Ad-Blocking” button at the bottom. It will turn gray and the text above will go from “ON” to “OFF”.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the UBlock Origin icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Click on the large blue power icon at the top.
  3. When it turns gray, click the refresh icon that has appeared next to it or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the icon of the ad-blocker extension installed on your browser.You’ll usually find this icon in the upper right-hand corner of your screen. You may have more than one ad-blocker installed.
  2. Follow the instructions for disabling the ad blocker on the site you’re viewing.You may have to select a menu option or click a button.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.