Can Christopher Nolan predict the future?
Batman also known as Batman: The Movie is a film adaptation of the popular Batman television seriesand was the first full-length theatrical adaptation of the DC Comics character.
The film was directed by Leslie H. Martinsonwho also directed a pair of Batman episodes: It was Uslan's wish "to make the definitive, dark, serious version of Batman, the way Bob Kane and Bill Finger had envisioned him in A creature of the night; stalking criminals in the shadows.
Uslan was unsuccessful with pitching Batman to various movie studios because they wanted the film to be similar to the campy s TV series. Columbia Pictures and United Artists were among those to turn down the film. Uslan later compared its dark tone to that of The Dark Knight Returnswhich his script pre-dated by six years.
Cloud as the romantic interest. Reitman wanted to cast Bill Murray as Batman. Most of them were based on Strange Apparitions. However, it was Mankiewicz's script that was still being used to guide the project.
Keaton was a controversial choice for the role since, byhe had become typecast as a comedic actor and many observers doubted he could portray a serious role.
Batman Returns Burton originally did not want to direct a sequel because of his mixed emotions over the previous film. Wesley Strick did an uncredited rewrite, deleting characterizations of Harvey Dent and Robin and rewriting the climax.
Batman Returns was released with financial success, but Warner Bros. The studio decided to change the direction of the Batman film series to be more mainstream. Joel Schumacher replaced Tim Burton as director, while Burton decided to stay on as producer.
Filming started in September and Schumacher encountered problems communicating with Kilmer and Jones.
Arnold Schwarzenegger starred as Mr. Chris O'Donnell reprised his role as Robin. Principal photography began in September  and finished in January two weeks ahead of the shooting schedule.
A projected mid release date was announced. Harley Quinn appeared as a supporting character, written as the Joker's daughter trying to kill Batman to avenge her father's death.
The studio decided it was best to consider a live-action Batman Beyond film and an adaptation of Frank Miller 's Batman: I would go back to the basics and make a dark portrayal of the Dark Knight.
Year One in mid DarKnight Despite Warner Bros. Jonathan Crane uses his position as professor of psychology at Gotham University and as head psychiatrist at Arkham Asylum to conduct his experiments into fear this element would later appear in Batman Begins. During a vengeful confrontation with a colleague, Dr.
Kirk LangstromCrane unknowingly initiates Kirk's transformation into the creature known as Man-Bat. Citizens of Gotham believe Man-Bat's nightly activities to be Batman's "bloodthirsty" return.
Bruce becomes Batman "to clear his name," and solve the mystery of Man-Bat. We're starting completely anew. Coincidentally, Bale would be cast in the role for Batman Begins.Christopher Nolan than went on to explain that Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, and The Dark Knight Rises are all based off of different genres of film that are defined by the villain in each.
Product Description. Dark Knight: 2-disc Special Edition (DVD) The follow-up to Batman Begins, THE DARK KNIGHT reunites director Christopher Nolan and star Christian Bale, who reprises the role of BATMAN /BRUCE WAYNE in his continuing war on crime.
The Dark Knight Rises is the third and final installment in director Christopher Nolan's trilogy of Batman films. The sequel finds Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale), now a recluse, contemplating a return to his role as Batman when a mercenary leader named Bane (Tom Hardy) threatens the citizens of.
Christian Bale, who would play the character in Christopher Nolan's Batman film trilogy, was simultaneously approached to portray Batman for Darren Aronofsky's Batman: Year One, while Josh Hartnett was offered the role of urbanagricultureinitiative.comd by: Bob Kane, Bill Finger.
Tim Burton's Batman Returns was typical of Burton's quirky, dark style of filmmaking but with The Dark Knight Nolan outdoes Burton, taking the Batman franchise into even more disturbing territory.
"You certainly can push it too far, but interestingly there are different ways to be disturbing," offered Nolan. Directed by Christopher Nolan. With Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman. Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, Batman, with the help of the enigmatic Catwoman, is forced from his exile to save Gotham City, now on the edge of total .