Much like how fans are pining for Wolverine and Spider-Man to team up with the Avengers in a cinematic blowout, so too are they hoping for a Superman and Batman crossover. A while ago, back when Joseph Gordon-Levitt was rumored to star as the Dark Knight in 'Man of Steel 2' or some standalone film in the universe, talk branched off into a possible big-screen team-up for these two heroes. Now sources say that this will actually happen.
While Warner Bros. and DC Comics slowly but surely build a movie universe that will hopefully lead to the 'Justice League' film we've all been craving, one actor has made it clear that he's not interested in participating: the Dark Knight himself, Christian Bale. That means the role will eventually be recast. The question is, who should take his place?
We'd known from the series' premise and first trailer that 'Beware the Batman' would present a wholly different take on the Dark Knight, utilizing Alfred as a sidekick against a host of Batman's rogues gallery foes not traditionally depicted in media, but the poppy, stylized opening credits to 'Beware the Batman' have set it the furthest apart yet!
From the moment The CW's 'Arrow' began development, it was clear to DC Comics fans that the show looked to infuse Christopher Nolan's more gritty take on 'Batman Begins' with Green Arrow's surging popularity, organized on a TV budget. Those Nolan influences were continually felt in both tone and homage throughout the show's first season, but will the breakout CW hit change its tone in season 2?
DC animation was dealt a major blow this past year when Cartoon Network opted not to renew either the critically acclaimed 'Young Justice' or 'Green Lantern: The Animated Series,' but the days of the DC cartoon superhero are far from over. This July will see the Dark Knight's return to television in the CGI 'Beware the Batman,' but is the first trailer as good as we hope it is?
There are a lot of superhero movies hitting theaters this summer, but sadly, there is no Batman film. To help tide you Batman fans over (and, perhaps, create a Batman mini-movie of your own), we're giving away this awesome Batman LEGO mega-set!
Those are the chilling final words scrawled in capital letters on the last page of a diary the late Heath Ledger kept as he was filming 'The Dark Knight,' his last finished movie. Ledger's father, Kim, opened up Ledger's Joker diary publicly for the first time for the upcoming documentary 'Too Young to Die,' giving fans a fascinating glimpse into how the late actor created one of the most memorable movie villains of all-time.