Batman

  • GOTHAM PD? Batverse procedural flies to HBO Max…

    We’re still some time away from the much-discussed ‘The Batman‘, yet another big-screen take on Gotham’s famous vigilante, this time featuring Robert Pattinson and directed by Matt Reeves. The standalone film, currently scheduled for October 2021, is not part of the same interconnected continuity that connects other parts of...
  • Hard Wayne: Could Keaton return to Batman role for ‘The Flash’..?

    If the rumours are true and negotiations go well, one of the all-time great Batmans (Batmen?) will be returning to the role as part of the much-delayed Flash movie. Michael Keaton played Bruce Wayne and his alter-ego in the two landmark films by Tim Burton – Batman (1989) and Batman...
  • Send in the Clown: Final ‘Joker’ trailer arrives…

    As has been wryly noted, in 1989’s Batman by Tim Burton, starring Michael Keaton and Jack Nicholson the villainous Joker was created by throwing a low-level gangster into a vat of acid… in Christopher Nolan’s  Christian Bale / Heath Ledger The Dark Knight confrontation of 2008 we had control...
  • Hard Wayne: Warners’ approves Pattinson for Batman trilogy…

    Last week, the internet scuttlebutt was that Robert Pattinson had been cast as Bruce Wayne for director Matt Reeves’ latest reboot of DC/Warners‘ key superhero. Then there was some backtracking as it appeared he was, more accurately, high on a shortlist which also included the likes of X-Men/Tolkien‘s Nicholas...
  • The Butler does it. A Worthy trailer for a pre-Bat Alfred….

    Just as FOX  finishes their run of Gotham, detailing the early days of  James Gordon and the metropolis that will one day be home to the Batman, another American platform is gearing up a pre-Dark Knight series that will focus on the younger years of another of the caped...
  • ‘Joker’ trailer – Jean Grey isn’t 2019’s only dark Phoenix…

    Over the years there have been many different interpretations of the Batman concept. The comical Adam West series, the Burton and Keaton collaboration, the Nolan and Bale trilogy, the Frank Miller graphic novel and a host of animated productions not to mention FOX‘s Gotham prequel series which has only...
  • No more ‘Batfleck’, but Warners. revs up its Harley….

    It would appear that the long-standing rumours that Ben Affleck is hanging up the bat-cowl have now been confirmed.  Industry site Deadline reported that Warner Bros. have pencilled in the next solo Batman film – which is to be entitled ‘The Batman‘ – for the summer of 2021 with...