That's the kind of aesthetic that produced Harley Quinn, and it's worth noting that she was created almost by accident. When she first appears in "Joker's Favor," it's as a one-note joke, a gag character designed to set up the twist of the episode, that the Joker hounds and stalks and threatens this poor nobody over the course of years so that he can open a door as part of a larger scheme. Keep that in mind, too, because the secret of that episode is that it's also Harley Quinn's entire story in miniature.
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This past week's latest 'Gotham' installment slipped in some subtle Batman references to the Dark Knight's inevitable rogues gallery, but next week's "Harvey Dent" faces its DC future head-on. See 'Masters of Sex' star Nicholas D'Agosto debut as 'Gotham''s white knight Harvey Dent in a new clip, and learn what future Robins might have to offer in FOX's comic prequel!
FOX’s ‘Gotham’ detects its eighth installment in “The Mask,” as Gordon's strained relationship with his fellow cops jeopardizes his investigation of a corrupt financier, while Bruce returns to school and Fish and Penguin conspire against one another.
First there was Chibatman, the Batman impersonator who rides around Japan on a replica of the Batpod from 'The Dark Knight.' Now there's Australian Batman Zac Mihajlovic, who rides around in a customized Batmobile built to replicate the one from Tim Burton's 1989 'Batman' film -- but this isn't just any Batmobile replica or any Batman impersonator. This vehicle is perfectly street-legal, and this Batman uses his persona to spread cheer to sick kids.
A few weeks back, we heard that Ryan Gosling went in to meet about a possible role in WB's 'Suicide Squad' film, but it wasn't clear which role that might have been, as details about which characters might be featured in the movie are still a mystery. According to the latest report, Jared Leto is now up for that role -- and that role could very well be The Joker, Batman's longtime nemesis.
FOX Batman prequel 'Gotham' has well-established its precedent that the iconic Bat-characters of DC comics won't don their colorful costumes just yet, but they still have faces! In some cases, more than one! See what Nicholas D'Agosto's face looks like as Harvey Dent in the first official 'Gotham' photos of a pre-face Two-Face!
Even the most passionate critics of 'Man of Steel' tend to agree that Hans Zimmer's bombastic and emotional score is a highlight of the film, so it wasn't surprising at all when he was invited back to score 'Batman vs. Superman.' What is surprising is how he's choosing to go about it. In keeping with the confrontational aspect of the film, Zimmer will provide all of Superman's music and another composer will provide the score for the Caped Crusader.
FOX’s ‘Gotham’ detects its seventh installment in “Penguin's Umbrella,” as the exposure of Jim's lie about killing Penguin brings killers and criminal chaos out of the woodwork, while Carmine Falcone reveals an unforeseen angle of conspiracy to his own plans.
FOX Batman prequel 'Gotham' has introduced us to pint-size incarnations of DC lore from the likes of a plant-tending Poison Ivy to a young upstart Harvey Dent, so what's one more for the pile? Prepare to meet the li'l-est Scarecrow, as FOX's 'Gotham' readies to introduce a pre-Batman version of the fear-intoxicating villain!
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