The rumor mills have been going nuts for the past few months about the original script for Warner Bros.‘ next Batman solo flick, The Batman starring Ben Affleck as the Caped Crusader. Like just about every other DCEU project that came before it, the idea that major rewrites were plaguing the set has run rampant, and we […]
There needs to be a clear change in thesis statement when you reboot a film franchise. Something like “We need Batman to be more serious and less goofy” being the reason to bring Christopher Nolan in to restart the Caped Crusader, or “Star Trek doesn’t feel relatable to young people because we’ve been serving TNG […]
Maybe it's time to get excited about the Caped Crusader again. Read more...
Batman movie director Matt Reeves has given some insight into how he's approaching the Caped Crusader's big screen future beyond just one movie.
By H. Perry Horton Darren Aronofsky, George Miller, and many more tried and failed to make the bat fly. The article The Caped Crusaders Who Could Have Been: Every Abandoned ‘Batman’ Film appeared first on Film School Rejects.
Coming out of Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice, the best thing not named Wonder Woman in that film was Ben Affleck‘s return to super heroism in the titular role as the Caped Crusader. The disappointment was that the film around Affleck wasn’t able to match his dedication and enthusiasm for the role, but even the studio […]
The caped crusader, moody as ever. Read more...
Batman has had a lot of great movies. Between the cheesy 1966 Adam West-starring Batman, all the way to the conclusion of Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Trilogy, we have seen numerous effective interpretations of the Caped Crusader. Show More Summary
The Dark Knight has a long history in theaters that stretches back to being a serial on the big screen in the 1940s all the way up to today’s grizzled take on the Caped Crusader played by Ben Affleck. But for every Batman movie that we’ve seen, from the hokey 1966 adaptation of the TV […] The post VOTD: The History of Batman Movies That Were Never Made appeared first on /Film.
Batman needs no introduction. Created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger in 1939, the Caped Crusader is one of the three members of the Holy Trinity of Comic Book Characters (along with Spider-Man and Superman). His origin is as well-known as he is, having been portrayed many, many times in comic books, television and movies. Show More Summary
Fresh off "War for the Planet of the Apes", Matt Reeves looks ahead to helming the first solo outing for Ben Affleck's caped crusader.
The Caped Crusader got one last call Thursday night.
The dearly departed Caped Crusader is getting a fitting tribute in LA. Read more...
At the time of his death last week, Adam West had finished his voice work on the sequel to the animated Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders. The post Adam West Completed Voice Work For Batman Vs. Two-Face appeared first on CBR.
TV's Batman, the recently-departed Adam West, will be honored in a ceremony perfectly fit for a Caped Crusader. DC Comics has announced that the Bat-signal will shine over the skies of Los Angeles on Thursday night to pay tribute toShow More Summary
Los Angeles will shine the Bat-Signal tomorrow night in honor of the late Adam West, who portrayed the caped crusader in the '60s TV series. The post Adam West To Be Honored with Bat-Signal Lighting Ceremony in LA appeared first on ...
The Caped Crusader’s ongoing film saga ranks among the top five highest-grossing movie franchises in the United States. But he’s also faced his share of setbacks along the way. For every Bat-blockbuster that made its way to theaters, there’s a take on the character that unceremoniously died in development. Show More Summary
West was both frustrated by the limitations of having played Batman and embracing of the humor of the show - though he didn't like newer, dark versions of the Caped Crusader. "With its 'Wham! Pow!' onscreen exclamations, flamboyant villains and cheeky tone, 'Batman' became a surprise hit with its premiere on ABC in 1966, a […]
“BATMAN” the high-camp TV series burned so brightly in the ’60s night zeitgeist, and then so swiftly burned out, that it took both the Caped Crusader and the man who played him years to recover from the program’s lasting impact. Ultimately, though, despite what the rogues’ gallery of skeptics might still say, both Batman and […]
For millions who watched 'Batman' as children, West will always be the Caped Crusader.