Anne Hathaway memorably played Catwoman in The Dark Knight Rises, but she very nearly played another catty superhero. The Oscar-winning actress was set to play Black Cat in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 4, which would have also featured John Malkovich as Vulture. That film was canceled shortly before filming and Sony eventually decided to reboot the whole franchise. That’s just one of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which goes completely batty with The Dark Knight Rises!
Before Tim Burton’s 1989 Batman movie, Batman was largely known for the campy Adam West/Burt Ward TV series. In fact, they wanted to make a Batman movie based on that show called Batman in Outer Space. Luckily, two movie producers bought the rights and wanted to make a darker version of Batman's story. In the mid-80s, after the success of Ghostbusters, director Ivan Reitman was attached to direct and he wanted to cast Bill Murray as Batman and Eddie Murphy as Robin. These are just some of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which heads to Gotham with the original Batman!
'The Dark Knight' is one of the most popular superhero movies ever. Heck, it might even be one of the most popular movies of any genre in the past 10 years. But, even if you think you've seen and read all there is on 'The Dark Knight,' you still might not know everything there is to know about one of the biggest movies of all-time.
When it comes to comic book movie castings, this sort of outrage is nothing new. Just about every announcement comes with some sort of protest, as comic book fans have their own preconceived notions of what the big screen version of their favorite hero or villain should look and sound like.
Wow, people are upset that Ben Affleck is going to be the next Batman. Like, really upset. It's almost like this somehow simultaneously affects them personally (it doesn't), and they have nothing else in their lives to worry about (we're jealous). They may be upset about it, but at least some folks have a sense of humor about it. Here are some choice tweets on the subject.
You've watched your home move from Chicago to New York to New Jersey. You attend press releases with the police commissioner just like a regular kid. Chances are strong you're an orphan. But are you really a Gotham City kid? Here are 15 signs that prove you are.
It's that special time of year when each of us takes stock of our relationship to dear old dad and shops for the appropriate necktie to give him on Father's Day. To make this gift extra-personal, it's customary to include a thoughtful note, telling your dad what makes him special.
For this week's meme round-up, we present to you a very popular meme from a very popular movie. That's right, this meme is "Joker Mind Loss," also known as the "Everyone Loses Their Minds" meme.
Tim Burton's 1992 film 'Batman Returns' was everything we love about Tim Burton and Batman all rolled into one amazing package. The film had an all-star cast including Michael Keaton, Michelle Pfeiffer and Danny DeVito. Over 20 years later, it still holds up as one of the strangest and most visually stunning of the 'Batman' films. Let's take a look at where the stars of 'Batman Returns' are now.
There was a time when superheroes were associated with just one actor (Christopher Reeve, for example). Of course, in the age of reboots, we're getting pretty used to there being multiple actors as Batmen and Supermen. Since some of the sting has been taken away, we thought you could handle this list of superhero movies that nearly happened and the actors that almost starred in them...