‘Batman 3’ Plans to Be Finalized in January?

It seems that Christopher Nolan isn't locked in yet as the director.
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‘Batman 3’ Plans to Be Finalized in January?

Even after the uber-successful 2008 blockbuster The Dark Knight, it seems that a sequel is still up in the air. Batman On Film reported last week that Warner Bros. should complete their plans for Batman 3 in January 2010. Here's an excerpt from their article regarding director Christopher Nolan, who might not be signed on for the film as of yet.

Our guy told BOF that in his opinion, the longer we don't hear a Nolan/B3 announcement in 2010, the less likely it is that the director will return. (I don't know if I necessarily agree with that since I'm of the belief that Chris has already signed on.)

It was also said that Batman 3 would be moving forward with or without Nolan, but we'll have to wait and see how this new film develops. We'll be sure to keep you posted whenever we have new information, so stay tuned.

The Dark Knight Rises was released July 20th, 2012.

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  • urvillain • 5 years ago

    I was watching one of the fan made batman 3 trailers (or whatever you want to call it). One of them had an interesting concept. Edward Nygma is brought on as a detective by the city of Gotham to find out who Batman is and bring him to justice. Nygma gets so obsessed with it, that he sets up puzzles and riddles along the way. I just thought that a cool idea.

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    • thedarkknightforlife • 5 years ago

      Omg batman is the best!!!! For batman 3 tho they're gnna have to set their bar higher bc thee dark knight was so successful andd they're gnna have. To compete with that...and they need to get GREAT actors for the villians bc heath ledger set a VERY high bar for a villianous role!!

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      • mindscape • 5 years ago

        pretty damn sure Nolan's onboard

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        • iamfratson • 5 years ago

          Its amazing how there is yet to be a post about Nolan helming this and supervising the superman reboot. Gotta love moviewebs timeliness

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          • darkdream • 5 years ago

            Paul Bettany is a great choice to be the riddler but i would take Damain Lewis the red head from the t.v show life he could play a clockwork orange type of riddler

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            • darkdream • 5 years ago

              riddler and blackmask would be awesome but mark strong as a modren day mafia type mr. freeze

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              • 2ndtoone • 5 years ago

                I certainly hope Nolan will be involved, even if only for continuity's sake...

                He did an incredible job on the first two.

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                • taberjohnson18 • 5 years ago

                  God you people can go on and on...

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                  • chad-vital • 5 years ago

                    It's funny cause in The Animated Series, it was more like a man, but he was grey, had long finger nails, and sharp teeth and bump/scales on his back.

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                    • instead8909 • 5 years ago

                      ha it's Friday what happened to the Friday news

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                      • sirmetro • 5 years ago

                        knew it

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                        • insertusernamehere • 5 years ago

                          He probably means Killer Croc

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                          • chad-vital • 5 years ago

                            the Lizard? Me confused lol.

                            I almost wish they would have added Hush as a kid haning out with Bruce in Batman Begins so they wouldn't have to go back and explain him that much if they were to put Hush into the 3rd intallment. But oh well. Yeah Joker was playing games and making Batman make choices EXACTLY like the Riddler, but they weren't as intricate as The Riddler's puzzles/problems always seem to be. But the Joker brought purpose to his madness, so how would they make The Riddler have purpose? I'm talking about a good logical reason for him doing what he is doing here, since he is smart after all, he's not gonna be doing these games for Batman or Bruce for no reason at all. He'd be a guy with a plan, unlike Joker who's plan was to undo everyone else's plans lol.

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                            • narrator • 5 years ago

                              Illuminati and Chad, great choices. HUSH is literally, my perfect villain for this Bruce, and my favorite comic book villain. Adding in Deadshot would be good.

                              People say the Riddler and The Joker are two different people and their completely right. But when Ledger did his performance, and Nolan's writing, it was actually a tad bit close to the Riddler. Thinking ahead almost always, toying with people. I mean the Joker does thing like that in comics and such, but in this telling he was just to resembling and if they did Riddler the person portraying him would have to change it up a bit and be a bit of a wuss. No laughs. Strictly business and crooked smile. Maybe someone with polio that isn't physical but is psychological.

                              Anyways, for me it would be Hush and Catwoman. Keep it deep and simple. Unless they wanted to please me (never gonna happen) and do a No Mans Land story arc which would be perfect for Nolan's vision of the Caped Crusader. Just take away the Lizard and weirdos and make it realistically a desolated city. Like the Joker planted bombs throughout the city and a series of things along with the cities destruction, leaves gotham desolate and the joker goes into hiding (explains why he wouldn't show up) with the Riddler or penguin running things. Like I said if only.

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                              • halo-wars360 • 5 years ago

                                Levitt is almost a spitting image of Ledger. The only reason Nolan doesnt want the Joker know is because Nolan said he felt responsible for Ledgers death. If he wanted to use the Joker again he would use the additional footage he shot of Ledger just in case Heath didnt sign on for a sequel.

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                                • newkill200 • 5 years ago

                                  I'd rather see Daniel Day Lewis. I'm not into all this hype about this Levitt guy. Every time i see him i was think of him with a ski blade stuck into his face from H20. James Franco might be good but i kind of worry that he would continue with his evilness from green goblin and joker's a much very different character.

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                                  • bane5000 • 5 years ago

                                    NEWKILL IS TELLING THE TRUTH, IT WAS SAID THAT LEDGER WAS SIGNED FOR TWO MOVIES, SO HE WAS SUPPOSED TO BE BACK FOR PART THREE, BUT SINCE WAT HAPPENED HAPPENED, IM SURE NOLAN CAN FIND AWAY AROUND IT AND COME UP WITH A GOOD TRILOGY, AND IF HE GOES ANY FURTHER, I HAVE A FEELING HELL BRING THE JOKER BACK OUT

                                    IVE HEARD RUMORS AND COMPARISONS FROM DANIEL DAY LEWIS, JOSEPH GORDON LEVITT, JAMES FRANCO AND EVEN BEN FOSTER PEOPLE THINK COULD TAKE UP THE ROLE, HOW DO U GUYS FEEL BOUT THESE ACTORS AS THE JOKER?

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                                    • instead8909 • 5 years ago

                                      Same here

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                                      • remy72883 • 5 years ago

                                        I have read alot or articles where Nolan did say he wasn't done with the joker but i think with the way things worked out he cant have that character again for a while cause Heath did such a great and amazing job. Id have to say i would like to see the riddler but with the tone the joker had i think it might have to many similarities when it comes to the darker side of things. But never the less whatever Nolan decides to do if he does the next film i have faith in his work.

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                                        • newkill200 • 5 years ago

                                          Illuminati, if Ledger hadn't died Nolan would have brought him back for Batman 3, so obviously his arc was not over.\

                                          Chad, you've already been owned, so i have nothing else to tell your dumbass. Lol, sorry.

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