Zoë Kravitz is opening up about why she’s excited to step into the “iconic” position of Catwoman.
Three months after PEOPLE confirmed that the 30-year-old actress had been forged reverse Robert Pattinson within the upcoming The Batman reboot, she’s revealing that one cause she stated “sure” to the position was due to Catwoman’s “actually sturdy femininity.”
“I feel Catwoman, Selina Kyle represents actually sturdy femininity, and I’m excited to dive into that,” the Huge Little Lies star stated, talking on the Tv Critics Affiliation winter press tour on Friday, in keeping with Selection.
“I feel femininity represents energy, and I feel it’s a unique type of energy than masculine energy,” she defined. “That’s one thing that’s actually fascinating about Batman and Catwoman. I feel Batman represents a really type of masculine energy, and Catwoman represents very female energy — barely extra difficult, and softer, too.”
“I like the thought which you could be gentle, you may be light and nonetheless be very highly effective and nonetheless be very harmful,” she added.
Kravitz continued, “I feel Catwoman is an iconic character.”
And whereas she admitted she was “by no means into a whole lot of comedian books,” she finds the world of Gotham “actually intriguing.”
“After which in fact Michelle Pfeiffer — her efficiency has at all times been tremendous inspiring to me,” she stated. “It simply felt iconic.” Different actresses to deal with the character embrace Halle Berry and Anne Hathaway.
The Batman is scheduled for launch on June 25, 2021.