He says, "I want to make sure you are experiencing something from the perspective of the main character in the story. I'm a huge Hitchcock fan — I like the idea of being immersed in that perspective."
On its 20th anniversary, we look back at justly derided 'Batman & Robin,' with George Clooney as Caped Crusader, Arnold Schwarzenegger as Mr. Freeze
Tim Burton, Michael Keaton, Michelle Pfeiffer and Danny DeVito look back 25 years later on the movie that helped make franchise films the norm: "We started to get comments from McDonald's like, 'What's all that black stuff coming out of the Penguin's mouth?' "
Prepare those cockles for a thorough warming – last night saw the Bat Signal projected onto Los Angeles City Hall in tribute to the late Adam West.
The original Batman, Adam West, will be given a most fitting tribute tonight in Los Angeles, as the bat signal is illuminated one last time.
Report states that the late actor had finished recording his role for upcoming movie 'Batman Vs. Two-Face.'
As well as giving us our first proper look at the team in action (including a curiously Iron Man-esque Cyborg, played by Ray Fisher), this trailer also gives us our first brief glimpses of some other new characters, including Amber Heard as Mera, and JK Simmons as Commissioner Gordon. There’s also a quick glimpse of Amy Adams as Lois Lane – although, as necessitated by the ending of ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice,’ one rather notable absentee is Henry Cavill as Superman.
Batman, Aquaman, Wonder Woman, the Flash, Cyborg character teases seen in short video clips Warner Bros. has debuted in past two days via Twitter
In preparation for the ‘Justice League’ trailer, a new snap of Ben Affleck’s Batsuit for the DC superhero bonanza has been revealed. And it all looks a bit less brooding, and a bit more chirpy than the hulking outfit he was given for ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’. Here it is in its full glory… And compare it to the rather more sober garms he wore in BvS… This ‘tactical batsuit’, as it’s being dubbed, is more trim, his bat ears look a bit smaller, and with its grey bat logo, generally feels a little brighter than past iterations. ...
The world of DC Comics has been carefully recreated using millions of Lego bricks in a new exhibition in London. Former New York lawyer Nathan Sawaya has given up the day job and now spends his time using the children’s building blocks to create stunning models. Superman, Batman and various other characters from the comic book universe have all been given the Lego treatment at The Art of the Brick: DC Super Heroes, that is on display at South Bank.
‘The Lego Batman Movie’ has been widely embraced as both an excellent follow-up to 2014’s ‘The Lego Movie,’ and one of the best big screen takes on Batman yet (if not the best, in this writer’s view).
It’s official – Nightwing is getting a solo film. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the long-time Batman sidekick Dick Grayson will star in his very own DC superhero flick… with ‘Lego batman Movie’ director at the helm. “Warner Bros. is plotting a new DC superhero film based on the Batman-centric character Nightwing,” they revealed.
Credit: Warner Bros. In the latest rumour to suggest discontent at Warner Bros when it comes to its DC superhero films, it is being suggested that Ben Affleck no longer wants to play Batman. The news comes shortly after Affleck departed ‘The Batman’s directors chair not long before shooting was set to begin. ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ director Matt Reeves has been touted as his replacement.
‘The Batman’ may be heading back to the drawing board. After the high-profile exit of Ben Affleck as director of ‘The Batman’ it looks as though Warner Bros. is forced to rethink its strategy… and may be starting from scratch.
Darkness. No parents. These, as 2014’s ‘The Lego Movie’ memorably declared, are the two key things about Batman, the 78-year old masked detective who – despite substantial competition from the more archetypal superhero, Superman – has become the figurehead of the DC brand.
After spoofing The Great Gatsby, those Chevrolet commercials, and even Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, the marketing for The Lego Batman Movie turns now to MTV’s Cribs in a parody called Gotham Cribs. Will Arnett’s Dark Knight returns in the parody to offer a tour of “the most tasteful and extravagant mansion in all of Gotham City,” Wayne Manor.