The Unreal Engine

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  1. Sawyer High King

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    El Mayimbe tweeted around the start of production that the Unreal Engine used on The Mandalorian was also going to be used on The Batman.

    Here’s a bts video of the tech as it was used on The Mandalorian...



    Gotta imagine this gives us our Batcave and rooftop stuff. I’ll be intrigued to see it.
     
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    I'm excited about this personally. Greig Fraser and Co. made excellent use of the Unreal Engine in Mandalorian and I think there's a lot of potential here in Reeves using this in tandem with the distinctively gothic on-location sets we've seen so far to create a properly spooky and unique looking Gotham City.
     
  3. OutOfBoose #ReleaseTheAyerCut

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    In essence UE is a complete previz toolset. So the method itself is far from new, but visual capabilities are far superior to what was used a decade ago. Plus in case of Midichlorian, they probably borrowed models from EA, since they worked on SW games.

    Reeves can use Rocksteady models or whatever. :)
     
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    Great find! But when you mention the unreal engine I thought you was talking about an video game lol
     
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    Yeah, I thought it was the video game engine. This looks impressive though and can’t go too wrong if it was used on The Mandalorian.
     
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    Gotham could look absolutely breathtaking with these effects, especially with them using Glasgow as basis.
     
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    I know! I think we are in for nice treat because The Mandalorrian looks fantastic! :yay::up::up:
     
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    Looks like the new Disney Gallery episode on The Mandalorian centers on this tech. Looking forward to that deep dive and what the directors/actors/crew have to say about it.
     
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    Yeah we saw that in the gaming threads a while back. All this makes me really excited for the future of gaming, films and TV, and it can definitely be put to good use in The Batman.
     

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