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Batman Turns 75 With A Year-Long Event-Filled Celebration
For a character who is 75 years old, Batman still looks pretty spectacular, doesn’t he? Like fellow DC superhero Superman before him, the Caped Crusader is getting a year-long celebration for his diamond jubilee anniversary, though I’d expect he want the diamond to be colored black.
Batman Doc Legends Of The Knight Gets Theatrical Tour Benefitting Local Charities
In additional to the more personal stories, Culp also interviewed a host of people who have been involved with the character’s rise to dominance over the years, including Michael Uslan, executive producer of most of the blockbuster films, comic book writer Denny O’Neil, Seven Spiritual Laws of Superheroes co-author Gotham Chopra and Lenny B. Robinson, who dresses up as Batman and makes appearances at children’s hospitals.
The LEGO Movie Launches Awesome First TV Spot, Batman Gets His Own Character Poster
Directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller, who previously brought us the first Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs and 21 Jump Street, The LEGO Movie centers on an ordinary minifig named Emmet who finds himself thrust into a dangerous situation when he encounters a group that believes he is the fabled Master Builder.
We Don't Want The Joker In Zack Snyder's Batman-Superman
Trying to introduce The Joker into this universe, which leans heavily on science-fiction (so far) and already has to juggle introductions for Bruce Wayne and Wonder Woman, could be the straw that breaks the sequel’s back.
Batkid Just Got His Own Nolan-esque Movie Trailer And It's Spectacular
Needless to say, it was a story that captivated us … and continues to inspire many of us. It might have cost a pretty penny to pull off, but I’m willing to bet all of us reading this would gladly pay twice that to bring such happiness to a deserving child.
Batkid's Big Day Came With A Big Price Tag
The shared emotional euphoria of watching Batkid save San Francisco has slowly but surely waned over the past few days, and in its wake, there have emerged predictable questions about the time, energy and effort required to give young Miles Scott his Make-A-Wish-Foundation-sponsored dream of being a superhero for a day.
Christian Bale Reveals The Origin Of His Batman Voice And How His Wife Found It Dumb
Bale not only restated his pleasure in seeing the character get passed on, but also revealed the inspiration for the Batman voice that has become a signature part of his performance.
Christian Bale Shares The Batman Advice He Gave Ben Affleck
Over the course of Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy, Christian Bale's take on the caped crusader defined the character of Batman for many a moviegoer worldwide. With his suave Bruce Wayne persona and growling Batman voice, he proved iconic, making it difficult for anyone to follow in his footsteps - even an Academy Award-winner.
Batman Takes LEGO Form In Newest Character Poster
The last time we saw a live-action Batman was Christian Bale’s final act of gravel-voiced heroism in last year’s The Dark Knight Rises, and we’ll next see Ben Affleck don the cowl in Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel sequel. But in between those two movies, there can only be one, and his name is Will Arnett. Well, his name is Batman, but he’ll be voiced by the vocal genius of Arnett.
Kevin Smith Has Seen The New Batman Suit, Calls It 'Mind Bending'
"It was fantastic. I'm already a flag waver for this movie, but the costume, it blew my mind," Smith said. "I think everyone is just gonna be like 'Holy ****!' It's its own thing, man. It's like we haven't been down this path at all."
Ben Affleck Admits He Was Reluctant To Play Batman
Affleck has confessed he was initially reluctant to take on the role of the caped crusader in the upcoming Man of Steel sequel Batman vs. Superman.
Quentin Tarantino Says Batman Is Boring And Wants Alec Baldwin To Play Him
Quentin Tarantino doesn't have a movie coming out this year, nor is he currently working on one, but that doesn't mean he won't do his damnedest to dominate the news anyway. Just after releasing his incredibly premature Top 10 list of the year, which included The Lone Ranger and Kick-Ass 2, he's given an interview to the French magazine Les Inrockuptibles in which he sounds off on Ben Affleck playing Batman. Strap in, everybody! It's time for some QT truth bombs
George Clooney Refuses To Give Ben Affleck Batman Advice
Notably, Clooney and Affleck recently collaborated together on Argo; Clooney as producer and Affleck as producer, director and leading man. As star of the infamous Batman & Robin, Clooney is well aware of the downside to playing the Dark Knight, and declared...
Must-See Batman Video Relives The Entire Dark Knight Trilogy
This differs from the other behind-the-scenes clips we’ve been enjoying leading up to the set’s release because there is no insight from Nolan, his cast or his crew. It’s simply an expertly edited compilation of the finest scenes from the trilogy. Call it the Dark Knight Super Cut, a refresher course on everything that Nolan covered as well as an inspiration to go back to each film and absorb them in their entirety.
See Anne Hathaway's Catwoman Audition And An Alternative Batman
With The Dark Knight Trilogy Blu-ray set arriving on September 24, it's a chance not only to look back at last summer's The Dark Knight Rises, but uncover the steps for the creation of the entire trilogy of Batman films from Christopher Nolan. Yesterday we brought you the video from the Blu-ray of Christian Bale auditioning as Batman, wearing Val Kilmer's suit from Batman Forever and acting opposite Amy Adams as Rachel Dawes