Batman & Robin director Joel Schumacher has claimed he wanted to make a Dark Knight style follow-up to the Batman film
even Batman says is terrible.
But Warner Brothers liked the
Batman & Robin
dailies so much (HOW?) they tasked Schumacher with making a fifth film, presumably starring Clooney, entitled
“I was supposed to do a fifth one" Schumacher said. "I was talking to Nic Cage about playing the Scarecrow. I had begged the studio for The Dark Knight but they wanted a family friendly, toyetic thing."
would have seen Batman getting gassed by Scarecrow’s fear toxins and having visions of his former foes, including Jack Nicholson’s Joker.
Which, quite frankly, would have been beyond awesome.
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