"[114] He returned out of finding a necessary way to continue the story, but feared midway through filming he would find a sequel redundant. | Under supervision of an elderly Bruce Wayne, he fights crime in a harsh, futuristic Gotham. Most of them were based on Strange Apparitions. Douglas Croft, Superman: Flyby was put on hold,[73] and Akiva Goldsman was hired to rewrite Walker's Batman vs. Harley Quinn appeared as a supporting character, written as the Joker's daughter trying to kill Batman to avenge her father's death. Jack Nicholson, Tim Maltby, Seung Eun Kim, | The Dark Knight featured Christian Bale reprising his role as Batman/Bruce Wayne, Heath Ledger as The Joker, and Aaron Eckhart as Harvey Dent / Two-Face. Supporting players included Jane Adams as Vicki Vale and veteran character actor Lyle Talbot as Commissioner Gordon. Dan Riba, The Dark Knight must contend with a mysterious female vigilante who emulates him, but to a more ruthless degree. 140 min Stars: Heath Ledger, Clark and Bruce are close friends, and Clark is Bruce's best man. The Caped Crusader and his young ward battle evildoers in Gotham City. | [54][61] In 2015, the screenplay was released on Amazon. Rino Romano, The film would help begin a sequence of further DC Comics adaptations, including Justice League, a crossover film featuring other DC Comics characters, in 2017, and the stand-alone film The Batman, directed by Matt Reeves, with Robert Pattinson in the role. Stars: Jane Webb, G (Afbeelding tegoed: Warner Bros / DC Entertainment) Als het gaat om cinematische reboots, kan geen enkele andere superheld het opnemen tegen Batman – met Robert Pattinson’s debuut in 2021 in de kap die de vierde continuïteit op het grote scherm van de Caped Crusader op gang brengt, blijven zelfs filmische pijlers Superman en Spider-Man lang achter. Adam West, 132 min James Arnold Taylor, | Gross: Animation, Action, Adventure. Eric Radomski, A projected mid-1999 release date was announced. The fictional superhero Batman, who appears in American comic books published by DC Comics, has appeared in various films since his inception. Director: [12], The film was directed by Leslie H. Martinson, who also directed for the series a pair of season one episodes: "The Penguin Goes Straight" and "Not Yet, He Ain't". Eliza Dushku, Kevin Conroy, Stars: 105 min [139] In April 2014, it was announced that Zack Snyder would also be directing Goyer's Justice League script. | | Gross: | Gross: He also revealed that the script is nearing completion and that the film will make only small connections to the greater "DC Universe. | Gross: [204] Filming officially resumed on September 17, after Pattinson was cleared to return. [141] During post-production of the film, Zack Snyder left the film due to the death of his daughter. Kelly Ripa, Spencer Gordon Bennet 67 min | John DiMaggio, 152 min Billionaire Bruce Wayne fights crime and evil as the mysterious Batman. J.L Director's cut", and with the caption "Is it real? [248] Critical reception of the modern films has varied throughout its different eras. Directors: Brandon Vietti [117] In February 2010, work on the screenplay was commencing with David S. Goyer and Jonathan Nolan. Dee Bradley Baker, PG-13 Lauren Montgomery [124] Nolan had several meetings with IMAX Vice-President David Keighley to work on the logistics of projecting films in digital IMAX venues. Aaron Eckhart, | Keaton was a controversial choice for the role since, by 1988, he had become typecast as a comedic actor and many observers doubted he could portray a serious role. [35] McDonald's shut down its Happy Meal tie-in for Batman Returns. [60], Despite Warner Bros. and Schumacher's interest with Year One, Lee Shapiro, a comic book fan, and Stephen Wise pitched the studio with a script titled Batman: DarKnight in mid-1998. After their defeat, the film would have ended with Bruce Wayne traveling to Bali and entering a cave, where he allows himself to be swarmed by bats to symbolize that he has conquered fear. Stars: Michael Gough and Pat Hingle are the only cast members to appear in all four films as Alfred Pennyworth and Commissioner Gordon respectively. Chris O'Donnell, Kevin Conroy, Director: Toshihiko Masuda | Batman Forever. | Director: [98] The film was primarily shot in the United Kingdom and Chicago,[99][100] and relied on traditional stunts and scale models with minimal use of computer-generated imagery. Burt Ward, 75 min [37], Although Batman Returns was a financial success, Warner Bros. felt the film should have made more money. [134][135] On January 17, 2014, it was announced that the film had been delayed from its original July 17, 2015 release date to May 6, 2016, in order to give the filmmakers "time to realize fully their vision, given the complex visual nature of the story". Decades after the retirement of Bruce Wayne as Batman, a boy dons the identity to avenge his own father's murder. | | | $448.14M. Alfred Pennyworth was played by Michael Caine and Jim Gordon was portrayed by Gary Oldman. | [34] Filming started at Warner Bros. in Burbank, California in June 1991. [75] Bale was approached to portray Batman,[76] while Josh Hartnett was offered the role of Superman. When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, Batman must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice. Action, Crime. "[67] Regular Aronofsky collaborator, Matthew Libatique, was set as cinematographer,[68] and Christian Bale had been approached for the role of Batman. [17] Uslan, Melniker and Guber pitched Batman to Universal Pictures, but the studio turned it down. Stars: A wealthy playboy and a Chicago cop both return to Gotham City where their lives will intersect in unexpected ways. | The film grossed over $400 million,[22] and left a legacy over the modern perception of the superhero film genre. Stars: [87] Production offices were moved to Vancouver Film Studios in Canada for an expected July 2008 start and a planned summer 2009 theatrical release date,[88][89] but Warner Bros. ultimately canceled Justice League following the success of The Dark Knight. [58], A fifth film would likely have appeared 18 months to two years after the fourth. Both sequels earned over $1 billion worldwide, making Batman the second film franchise to have two of its films earn more than $1 billion worldwide. [55] The film would have depicted the Scarecrow and Harley Quinn teaming up to drive Batman insane and have him committed to Arkham Asylum. Casey Kasem, The film was listed at No. [31] Daniel Waters delivered a script that satisfied Burton, which convinced him to direct the film. Yukio Suzuki Having earned an unadjusted total of U.S. $2,783,118,504, the Batman series is the fourth-highest-grossing film series in North America. While not formally connected to any other film series, but only to the, controversial, story from the comic of the same name.