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Pierce Brosnan met with Tim Burton for the lead in 1989's Batman

Before he became a debonair, well-dressed gentleman with an affinity for gadgets and kicking the asses of supervillains, Pierce Brosnan almost played a debonair, well-dressed gentleman with an affinity for gadgets and kicking the asses of supervillains. In his recent Reddit AMA , Brosnan was asked by a fan if he was ever considered for the role of Batman. Brosnan's answer was an...

Unused posters for Tim Burton's Batman and Joel Schumacher's Batman Forever

Yesterday we showed you several unused posters for JURASSIC PARK from "The Art of John Alvin," and a few other previously unseen posters from the upcoming book have been released as well. Below you'll find unfinished and finished posters for Tim Burton 's BATMAN, as well as posters for Joel Schumacher 's BATMAN FOREVER. "The Art of John Alvin" doesn't go on sale until August...

I Want That: Amazing unique Batman statue from designer of Final Fantasy

Most folks wont recognize the name Tetsuya Nomura but if you have ever played Final Fantasy or Kingdom hearts, you have likely seen his design work. Whether it be ornate costumes or elaborate weapons, Nomura has lent a very Eastern and unique style to video games for a long time. Now, Tetsuya Nomura's Dark Knight has been unveiled as a variant statue that gives fans a Batman they have...

Holy Blu-ray! Batman: The Complete 1960s TV Series available this November!

Any self-respecting comic book fan holds a soft spot in their heart for the 1960s BATMAN television series starring Adam West . Yes, the show was cheesy as hell but it was also the only live action Batman we would see for decades. It also felt just like a comic book come to life with over the top villains, costumes, dastardly plots, and puns. Oh, the puns! Now, just in time for a...

Exclusive Cool Video: The Batman 25th Anniversary Tribute

With all the talk surrounding the upcoming BATMAN V SUPERMAN, it's interesting to think back to a time when the only Batman feature had Adam West requesting the ever popular shark repellent. The market for comic book films is growing by the year, and every little decision from casting to costumes is thoroughly dissected before we even see a trailer, let alone the finished product. I...

Cool Videos: A 20-minute behind the scenes preview for Batman

It was 25 years ago today when Warner Bros. released Tim Burton ’s BATMAN. It's still my favorite Batman movie and it brings me nothing but joy to see that after a quarter of a century the landmark movie is still being recognized; not to mention is still influential in how superhero movies are being made today. Speaking of influence; not a chance passes that I don't walk...

The Good, the Bad & the Badass: Michael Keaton

Last week, we took a look at the career of Nicolas Cage , one of the most prolific actors in Hollywood, who's starred in at least one movie a year for the last twenty years. This week's actor is kind of his opposite, in that after achieving massive success, he consciously stepped away from the limelight, only to reemerge this year for what might prove to be a highly intriguing...

The Dark Knight is in Space in the teaser for LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

If you play video games or have children, odds are you have encountered one of the numerous LEGO games out there. For a long time, the games operated using no voice acting but that changed with LEGO BATMAN 2. The cutscenes were so good, the studio even managed to cobble them together into a feature length animated film. Since then, all of the LEGO games have featured voice acting that...

Cool Videos: Awesome Batman: Strange Days animated short from Bruce Timm

If you're one of the many Batman fans who sorely miss Batman: The Animated Series, then this may be the best gift or cruelest tease you'll ever get. Producer Bruce Timm, who crafted the old series with Paul Dini, has put together a new animated short featuring the Caped Crusader, called Batman: Strange Days , which feels like a stroll down memory lane. The short is part of...

Did Tim Burton originally want Child's Play actor Brad Dourif for the role of the Joker?

It's always interesting to hear about who could have gotten a certain popular role. The one up for discussion today is that of the Joker in Tim Burton 's 1989 version of Batman. Several actors were looked at for the role including Willem Dafoe , David Bowie , John Lithgow , Tim Curry , Robin Williams , James Woods , and I'm sure many others. Brad Dourif who most recently...

Updated: Jack Nicholson quietly retiring from acting due to "memory loss"?

UPDATE: According to NBC's Maria Shriver, Nicholson hasn't thrown in the towel just yet. Here's the update: NBC's Maria Shriver has confirmed to E! News that reports of Nicholson retiring from acting due to memory loss or dementia are 100 percent false, adding that the Chinatown star is not suffering from any memory-related illness or dementia and has no current...

Just One Fan's Opinion: Affleck as Batman

When a new BATMAN is chosen, it could be the biggest casting decision outside of JAMES BOND . It's an event. A moment that the comic geeks (like me) live for. Well...that’s what it should be. While we all knew we’d get a new BATMAN, I think Warner Brothers and DC missed a bit of an opportunity. When a new 007 is birthed into the world, the Bond Broccoli family announces...
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