There Halle Berry, Anne Hathaway, and Michelle Pfeiffer, who once played Selina Kyle, aka Catwoman.
‘The Batman’ is in sight! One of the characters that appears is Selina Kyle/Catwoman, played by Zoë Kravitz.
‘The Batman’ will soon greet fans on March 2, 2022 in many of our favorite theaters. The film stars Robert Pattinson as Bruce Wayne/Batman, Zoë Kravitz as Selina Kyle/Catwoman, Paul Dano as The Riddler, and many other cast members.
One of the characters that has appeared frequently is Selina Kyle or also known as Catwoman. On this occasion, Kravitz will continue part of the legacy of several actresses who have played the cat-masked antihero.
Who were the actresses before Kravitz who had played Selina Kyle/Catwoman, huh?
Julie Newmar in the series ‘Batman’ (1966-1967)
The first Catwoman in history was played by American actress Julie Newmar. His cat ears are fully screwed onto his head, with a tight suit covered in beads, thick eyeliner, and a 1960s hairstyle. Produced by William Dozier, the series follows the lives of Bruce Wayne (Batman) and his partner. , Robin, aka Dick Grayson. Newmar starred in the series for two seasons.
Lee Meriwether en ‘Batman’ (1966)
After the death of Julie Newmar, the series that is now being adapted to the cinema has the presence of actress Lee Meriwether. Outfitted in the same lurex outfit, Catwoman in this movie is no less charismatic. She is still remembered for her faithful portrayal of Catwoman, as well as her determination to keep everyone in her clutches.
Eartha Kitt in the series ‘Batman’ (1967-1968)
After the departure of Julie Newmar, Eartha Kitt appeared in the third and final season of the series ‘Batman’, where she played the rebellious heroine in a more bittersweet and dramatic version than the previous actresses. Eartha Kitt became the first black woman to play the character of Catwoman.
Michelle Pfeiffer and ‘Batman Regressa’ (1992)
In 1992’s Batman Returns, Michelle Pfeiffer donned a latex-stitched Catwoman costume, in which Catwoman has been brought back from the dead with the help of an alley cat. Depicted as naughty and sexy, the actress wields a whip which made her role very iconic and attracted many fans thanks to her good performance.
Halle Berry in ‘Gatubela’ (2004)
In 2004, a feature film was dedicated to Catwoman starring Halle Berry. The film received negative reactions from the public due to its lack of consistency with the comics. There are no bad costume choices and the script doesn’t make Halle Berry show her acting chops well.
Anne Hathaway ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ (2012)
The Dark Knight Rises marks the end of Christian Bale disguised as Batman, the death of Marion Cotillard’s character, and the graceful return of Catwoman, played by Anne Hathaway. In the latest installment of Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, the actress is cast in a tight jumpsuit and cat ears on her head.
Camren Bicondova in the series ‘Gotham’ (2014-2018)
Released in 2014, ‘Gotham’ follows the story of a young Bruce Wayne who a few years before becoming Batman. This series shows the appearance of many protagonists and one of them is Selina Kyle, also known as Catwoman. The adult version of Catwoman appears in season 5, the series’ final season, portrayed by Lili Simmons.