"The Batman" reboot for 2016

#1 Posted by Tyrus (1064 posts) - - Show Bio

http://www.comicbookmovie.com/fansites/CBMJ/news/?a=65138

- They said that this film will be titled, "The Batman" and they don't want to re-tell another origin story like The Amazing Spider-Man, yet they're planning to release the film in four years (I bet it's gonna be delayed as usual with movie planning)... Yes, I understand that the Justice League is coming (apparently Batman will come after or lead into the film) but that's the only real reason DC and WB are doing this - they just want to compete with Marvel's success! I think that even though this movie will be good, it's still gonna be another origin story similar to Spidey with only like 3 new different directions, that's it - they should wait longer until they make a JLA film to ACTUALLY set things straight.

#2 Posted by CrimsonCake (2664 posts) - - Show Bio

The link doesn't work.

#3 Posted by Tyrus (1064 posts) - - Show Bio

@CrimsonCake: Sorry - it was working before, but if you've been on comicbook movie then you'll know they have a crappy site - I'll try and fix it

#4 Posted by CrimsonAvenger (1162 posts) - - Show Bio

I searched "The Batman 2016" on their site and it said the article in question has most likely been removed.

#5 Posted by Funrush (1369 posts) - - Show Bio

So... origin for #2? XD. They'll get to it eventually!

#6 Posted by Tyrus (1064 posts) - - Show Bio
#7 Posted by CrimsonCake (2664 posts) - - Show Bio

"The Batman" sounds cool,but you just know this is going to cause a lot of controversy over fans.

#8 Posted by SandMan_ (4526 posts) - - Show Bio

Another Batman movie?
 
Can't we focus on the other superheroes first?

#9 Posted by ratman19 (525 posts) - - Show Bio

@SandMan_ said:

Another Batman movie? Can't we focus on the other superheroes first?

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#10 Posted by Vulcan1459 (11 posts) - - Show Bio

@SandMan_:I agree, the Dark Knight Trilogy was great, but I'd love to see some more DC superheroes brought into film

#11 Posted by Wolfrazer (4952 posts) - - Show Bio

Too many Batman movies! 

#12 Posted by danhimself (21904 posts) - - Show Bio

I really hope that they don't try to make this Batman as realistic as the Nolan films...they were good movies but his Batman never really felt like Batman to me

#13 Posted by cameron83 (6416 posts) - - Show Bio

here is what will happen......

people: hey didn't we already see a batman movie (trilogy) recently

random lady:yea

another lady: yea,i went to go see this move and it was thesame thing,his mom and dad died and etc (it's not sad anymore,just expected)

"the batman was a box office bomb,making the same as green lantern"

#14 Posted by Imagine_Man15 (1782 posts) - - Show Bio

I still do not understand why we need an entire Batman reboot just to tie into a Justice League movie. EVERYONE knows who Batman is. You'd be hard pressed to find someone who isn't familiar with the character at this point. He really does not need to be introduced to audiences again... they could simply just place Batman in the Justice League, and it would be fine.

#15 Posted by Tyrus (1064 posts) - - Show Bio

DC and WB say they don't want to make a similar film, yet they can't be bothered creating movies for any other characters - seriously, they still need to do Aquaman, finish Wonder Woman and Flash and they need to stop being lazy using the same character...

#16 Posted by Crom-Cruach (8637 posts) - - Show Bio

screw all this reboot/origin stuff. Here is what we want as a batman movie into JLA movie:

Seriously, for batman to work in a JLA movie. It has to show the "JLA Batman" who can take on super-human opponents thanks to planning and use of super-tech. They should use Deathstroke and bring in the most ruthless and deadly interpretation they can. Have the story set about 6 years after he started his career and have deathstroke show up and start a small scale war against some other person important to Gotham. Set up a situation where he can say, "This is different, I've only fought humans. Sick, twisted, deadly humans. But him, he's just not human, he's like me but without morals and stronger, faster and just as smart"

Or barring that poison Ivy or Freeze done right.

#17 Posted by dom_catz (2 posts) - - Show Bio

if they plan on doing jla stuff then where does the superman movie fit? from the trailer it looks like it could fit into nolans world(as little footage as there was). i mean do they reboot superman as well(which sounds fucking crazy) or do they just have a solo superman flick then start tying shit together.

#18 Posted by InnerVenom123 (29331 posts) - - Show Bio

Good luck topping the last three movies.

#19 Edited by Lvenger (16035 posts) - - Show Bio

Although I don't think the Nolan films are perfect, they serve as the definitve movie portrayal of Batman. As such, a more true to the comic book Batman could be quite jarring for non-comic book audiences in addition to the fact that Batman now exists in a world with other superheroes.

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#20 Posted by supermanfan1234 (203 posts) - - Show Bio

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in man of steel they should just show references that there is other superheroes and at the end of the film have one of those darkseid creatures from new 52 try and blow up the flat area where clark lives then just continue what happens after in jl and after theyve made jl,give them seperate films so it doesnt look like theyve been trying to copy marvel.

#21 Posted by ImmortalOne (2846 posts) - - Show Bio

Please let it be good...

#22 Posted by SupBatz (1476 posts) - - Show Bio

I've said it before; I'll say it again.

I don't care how many Batman movies they make. So long as they're all interesting and enjoyable.

That being said, it's too early to tell anything right now. Speculation that the film's only purpose is to tie into the JL movie or that WB is just copying Marvel's Spider-Man is unfounded at the moment. The only think we know for certain right now if that Batman is getting a reboot and that its tenative title is "The Batman".

#23 Posted by TheCannon (16073 posts) - - Show Bio

Hey, they stole my name!

#24 Posted by CrimsonAvenger (1162 posts) - - Show Bio

Don't use Perez Hilton as a source. He is no way a reliable or trustworthy source for information.

#25 Posted by Tyrus (1064 posts) - - Show Bio

@CrimsonAvenger: No, but he got his info from comicbookmovie - THEY'RE the reliable ones, i posted perez hiltons cos the comicbookmovie link apparently doesn't work anymore

#26 Posted by TDK_1997 (13684 posts) - - Show Bio

Not gonna work well after Nolan's run.

#27 Posted by comicdude23 (11397 posts) - - Show Bio

@TDK_1997 said:

Not gonna work well after Nolan's run.

No Batman movie will ever top TDK.

#28 Posted by SupBatz (1476 posts) - - Show Bio

@comicdude23 said:

@TDK_1997 said:

Not gonna work well after Nolan's run.

No Batman movie will ever top TDK.

There is unlimited potential for greatness in storytelling. Don't close your minds just because Nolan did an adequate job. I guarentee that there are plenty of people out there who could make an equally good if not better Batman film than Nolan.

#29 Posted by TDK_1997 (13684 posts) - - Show Bio

@SupBatz said:

@comicdude23 said:

@TDK_1997 said:

Not gonna work well after Nolan's run.

No Batman movie will ever top TDK.

There is unlimited potential for greatness in storytelling. Don't close your minds just because Nolan did an adequate job. I guarentee that there are plenty of people out there who could make an equally good if not better Batman film than Nolan.

So you think that The Dark Knight can be topped?

#30 Posted by RainEffect (3240 posts) - - Show Bio

/bangs head on the desk
 
Why can't they just make a Justice League movie and then introduce Batman in it? We don't need another Batman movie; everyone and their mother knows who he is. Make a good Wonder Woman movie, DC, please!

#31 Posted by comicdude23 (11397 posts) - - Show Bio

I want the guy from Batman Dead End to be Batman.

#32 Posted by johnkmccubbin91 (3481 posts) - - Show Bio

As long as it's good I don't care. It needs to be done for the new JL movie weather before or preferably after. It also as the potential to better Nolans film with the right director as we has seen the best Batman movies from a realistic stance but if we can have an epic Batman movie which is more comic book like it will surpass Nolan's but it is a big target and I just hope it's at least as good as Burton's films as they were good Nolan's were better but if we get another Schumacher I will be livid but hey it's not for a few years anyway and it would happen sooner or later

#33 Edited by CrimsonAvenger (1162 posts) - - Show Bio

@Tyrus said:

@CrimsonAvenger: No, but he got his info from comicbookmovie - THEY'RE the reliable ones, i posted perez hiltons cos the comicbookmovie link apparently doesn't work anymore

CBM is not a reliable or trustworthy site in anyway. There were two articles on CBM about a 2016 Batman reboot but those articles have been deleted. CBM is extremely unreliable and should never used as a source for movie news.

#34 Posted by SupBatz (1476 posts) - - Show Bio

@TDK_1997 said:

@SupBatz said:

@comicdude23 said:

@TDK_1997 said:

Not gonna work well after Nolan's run.

No Batman movie will ever top TDK.

There is unlimited potential for greatness in storytelling. Don't close your minds just because Nolan did an adequate job. I guarentee that there are plenty of people out there who could make an equally good if not better Batman film than Nolan.

So you think that The Dark Knight can be topped?

Absolutely. The Dark Knight was the best Batman live action film so far but I, personally, didn't think it was all that amazing. I very much prefer most DTV and DCAU Batman films.

#35 Posted by comicdude23 (11397 posts) - - Show Bio

@SupBatz: TDK was a great movie. The DCAU ones are enjoyable but nothing more, not even close to TDK.

#36 Posted by SupBatz (1476 posts) - - Show Bio

@comicdude23 said:

@SupBatz: TDK was a great movie. The DCAU ones are enjoyable but nothing more, not even close to TDK.

Like I said, The Dark Knight was a good movie. I just don't think it's amazing. While I respect that our opinions differ, I stand by mine. I easily rank Mask of the Phantasm, Mystery of Batwoman, and Under the Red Hood over any live action Batfilm so far.

I'm hoping that this next film is more of a balance between fun comic book world and serious Nolan films.

#37 Posted by comicdude23 (11397 posts) - - Show Bio

@SupBatz said:

@comicdude23 said:

@SupBatz: TDK was a great movie. The DCAU ones are enjoyable but nothing more, not even close to TDK.

Like I said, The Dark Knight was a good movie. I just don't think it's amazing. While I respect that our opinions differ, I stand by mine. I easily rank Mask of the Phantasm, Mystery of Batwoman, and Under the Red Hood over any live action Batfilm so far.

I'm hoping that this next film is more of a balance between fun comic book world and serious Nolan films.

Mask and Hood were awesome but Mystery of Batwoman was HORRIBLE.

#38 Posted by SupBatz (1476 posts) - - Show Bio

@comicdude23 said:

@SupBatz said:

@comicdude23 said:

@SupBatz: TDK was a great movie. The DCAU ones are enjoyable but nothing more, not even close to TDK.

Like I said, The Dark Knight was a good movie. I just don't think it's amazing. While I respect that our opinions differ, I stand by mine. I easily rank Mask of the Phantasm, Mystery of Batwoman, and Under the Red Hood over any live action Batfilm so far.

I'm hoping that this next film is more of a balance between fun comic book world and serious Nolan films.

Mask and Hood were awesome but Mystery of Batwoman was HORRIBLE.

If you don't mind my asking, what didn't you like about it?

I thought it was a pretty fun movie. It wasn't as serious in tone or effect as most of the other films but I didn't think it was bad.

#39 Posted by comicdude23 (11397 posts) - - Show Bio

@SupBatz: Firsty the animation was too bright. They should have done it similar to Justice League, secondly it moved away from the dark tone that TAS had set and the "mystery" was boring. Bruce's new love interest was boring, and the plot was predictable. Mask of Phantasm, Under the Red Hood and Return of The Joker were much better. I get why you think Mask of Phantasm and Under the Red Hood are better than TDK (though I don't agree Under the Red Hood was the best animated Batman film), Mystery of Batwoman was a letdown and in no way shape or form near Nolan's or Burton's Batman movies. Though that's my opinion, why do you rank it above TDK?

#40 Posted by ratman19 (525 posts) - - Show Bio

why cant DC make a movie about other charecters like Marvel. Marvel is doing an antman movie a gaurdians of the galaxy movie. why cant DC put there other charecters out there to.

#41 Posted by tylerlugowski (118 posts) - - Show Bio

But if they make a JLA movie first who is gonna play Batman? Do you think that Batman should come out first to avoid confusion?

#42 Posted by johnkmccubbin91 (3481 posts) - - Show Bio

@SupBatz: @comicdude23: I thought I'd jump in on this. I liked Mystery of the Batwoman it was different as personally I kept questioning myself as I went she's Batwoman then another person would show up and I would be like no it's her and then you find out it's all three. Mask of the Phantasm was brilliant as it was just like the animated series and one of the first films I watched. Under the Red Hood was good as it was right from the book plus written by Judd Winick if I'm not mistaken. Year One was also great but Gotham Knight which was inbetween fist two Nolan films was terrible. I personally don'y compare the animated to live action although I enjoy the animated more in Batman's case. They are my thought

#43 Posted by SupBatz (1476 posts) - - Show Bio

@comicdude23 said:

@SupBatz: Firsty the animation was too bright. They should have done it similar to Justice League, secondly it moved away from the dark tone that TAS had set and the "mystery" was boring. Bruce's new love interest was boring, and the plot was predictable. Mask of Phantasm, Under the Red Hood and Return of The Joker were much better. I get why you think Mask of Phantasm and Under the Red Hood are better than TDK (though I don't agree Under the Red Hood was the best animated Batman film), Mystery of Batwoman was a letdown and in no way shape or form near Nolan's or Burton's Batman movies. Though that's my opinion, why do you rank it above TDK?

Perhaps I jumped the gun phrasing it that I thought Mystery of Batwoman was better than The Dark Knight. I should have said that I enjoyed it more. The two films are very different in tone and are thus hard to compare. I liked Mystery of Batwoman as a solitary story which is not serious but still well executed. My main qualm with The Dark Knight is that it felt cluttered at times. I feel like Nolan's films have their great points and their dragged-out-not-so-great points. In no way are his films bad, just different in a way that I think is less enjoyable. Also, I agree with you on Mystery of Batwoman's animation. It was way off. Particularly with regard to movement of characters. I rank it below most other Batman films but still think it was pretty good as a whole and singular story.

@johnkmccubbin91 said:

@SupBatz: @comicdude23: I thought I'd jump in on this. I liked Mystery of the Batwoman it was different as personally I kept questioning myself as I went she's Batwoman then another person would show up and I would be like no it's her and then you find out it's all three. Mask of the Phantasm was brilliant as it was just like the animated series and one of the first films I watched. Under the Red Hood was good as it was right from the book plus written by Judd Winick if I'm not mistaken. Year One was also great but Gotham Knight which was inbetween fist two Nolan films was terrible. I personally don'y compare the animated to live action although I enjoy the animated more in Batman's case. They are my thought

That was pretty much my experience with Batwoman. I thought all three of the girls being her was a pretty good twist. Mask of the Phantasm was definitely great. It had the perfect tone and pace and embodied a lot of what was great about the animated series. I really enjoyed Under the Red Hood but found Year One and Gotham Knight to just be mediocre (admittedly I am biased because I wasn't a fan of Miller's Year One either - too slow in pace and unnecessarily depressing throughout the entire story for my tastes).

#44 Posted by Tyrus (1064 posts) - - Show Bio

@tylerlugowski: I think that either way would be fine - if they re-introduce him in a/the JLA film, then it would be fine, because we already know a lot about Batman (even though Nolan's films aren't canon with the reboot) - If they release a Batman reboot first, okay, fine - but it would seem a little odd and confuse a lot of people - though I reckon Warner Bros has a good reason to reboot the character fast, because they want to do a cinematic universe, unlike The Amazing Spider-Man where Sony just wanted more money (even though the film was great).

#45 Posted by tylerlugowski (118 posts) - - Show Bio

@Tyrus: Ohhh okay, I see what you're saying. Either way, when do you think the JLA movie will be coming out?

#46 Posted by cuhcoast (18 posts) - - Show Bio

the reboot is batman beyond

#47 Posted by comicdude23 (11397 posts) - - Show Bio

@cuhcoast said:

the reboot is batman beyond

No.

#48 Posted by PortlandsBatman (208 posts) - - Show Bio

I love Batman movies just like the comics, so I don't mind if the make more but I wouldn't want to be that guys or girl who does it, those are some big shoes to fill.

#49 Edited by Tyrus (1064 posts) - - Show Bio

@tylerlugowski: The JLA movie has a slated 2014 release - but we all know that won't happen... Probably 2016/17

#50 Posted by YMCMB (160 posts) - - Show Bio

I wanna see a Batman reboot within the next 5 or 6 years or so with a more Arkham City feel to it, but that being said I don't get how DC seems completely incapable to release or even plan any movies that aren't Batman or the occasional Superman. Marvel feels like it's putting out new successful movies all the time, and constantly have plans for new ones. DC just sucks at getting movies made.

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