Did seeing Cillian Murphy in a Bat-suit get you wondering if his portrayal would be as whispery and entitled as you imagined? Well, wonder no longer, because someone's uploaded the Dark Knight Trilogy set's whole "Casting the Batman" featurette, revealing the previously-unseen auditions of Scarecrow Cillian Murphy and Once Upon a Time's Eion Bailey, who apparently also tried out. The results: Murphy's intense Batman works a lot better than his boyishly indignant Bruce Wayne, Bailey's Batman should stick to Six Flags performances, and you should remain pleased that Christopher Nolan settled on a Bat-Bale.
Curious how Christian Bale won his most famous part without even being Ben Affleck? Well, the answer has at last arrived in Bale's Batman screen test. The secret? Putting on Val Kilmer's outgrown hand-me-downs and growling at Amy Adams:... / Continue →
Bale, Ledger, Hardy, Gordon-Levitt, Hathaway, and most of the rest of Nolan's Bat-cast--right down to Anthony Michael Hall--reprise their Bat-roles, but now in high school, and in a '90s comedy, in the skillfully-edited Gotham High. You will never be able to see The Dark Knigh... / Continue →
In the just-released book The Art and Making of The Dark Knight Trilogy, director Christopher Nolan had provided a foreword in which he formally offers his farewell to the series he's guided through three films, wishing it a cool summer and promising to be friends4ever YOLO. Lu... / Continue →