The Dark Knight Rises
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A 'Dark Knight' reboot? A 'Dark Knight' sequel? 'Dark Knight' spinoffs or prequels? Though Christopher Nolan has said he's done with the 'Dark Knight' franchise, Warner Bros. has expressed a strong interest in keeping the character going. We take a look at how Warner Bros. will take Batman beyond 'The Dark Knight Rises.'
(Major spoilers for 'The Dark Knight Rises' ahead.)
'The Dark Knight Rises,' the final installment in the Christopher Nolan/Christian Bale Batman trilogy, took in a whopping $160 million over the weekend. (This despite news that the tragic movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado would affect the box office tally.)
Watching the movie, you were probably wondering how much millionaire Bruce Wayne pays for his wonderful toys like his flying Bat plane and his flashy light-gun thing. Well, thanks to this handy infographic, you can now find out how much it would really cost to become Batman.
Amidst all the hype and excitement over 'The Dark Knight Rises,' which premiered in theaters Friday, there are some fans out there following the example left by those Twi-hards who showed up at the screening of the first 'Breaking Dawn' movie wearing capes and fake vamp fangs. Although, the Batman crowd is a bit different.
The tragic events of yesterday have placed the film industry (and those who write about it) on shaky ground. This is the business of entertainment and entertainment reporting and let's face it: with twelve people dead and dozens more wounded, the last thing anyone on either side of the Hollywood fence wants to think about is entertainment. Out of respect for the victims of and their families, it is starting to look like box office numbers will not be officially reported this weekend.
Christopher Nolan has released a statement about the shooting that happened at the midnight 'The Dark Knight Rises' screening in Aurora, Colorado last night.
Some fans and pop culture junkies might like to think that Superman is the most timeless and iconic of all comic book super heroes, but even the man from Krypton who can bend steel with his bare hands doesn’t have the generational reach of Batman.