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Who Should Direct The Next BATMAN?

June 7, 2012
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Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy will officially come to completion when "The Dark Knight Rises" opens in AMC Theatres on July 20th. Given the speed with which Sony began to develop  a "Spider-Man" reboot once Sam Raimi's trio staring Toby Maguire was complete (just four years later) it seems likely that we will see a brand new series of "Batman" films in the not to distant future. Particularly given the financial success of the Nolan helmed films.

In light of the likely reboot. the AMC Movie News team got together for a friendly debate about which director should follow in Nolan's path.

Take a look at the video and the synopsis for "The Dark Knight Rises" below.



Synopsis:

Warner Bros. Pictures' and Legendary Pictures' "The Dark Knight Rises" is the epic conclusion to filmmaker Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy, Leading an all-star international cast, Oscar winner Christian Bale ("The Fighter") again plays the dual role of Bruce Wayne/Batman. The film also stars Anne Hathaway, as Selina Kyle; Tom Hardy, as Bane; Oscar winner Marion Cotillard ("La Vie en Rose"), as Miranda Tate; and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, as John Blake. Returning to the main cast, Oscar winner Michael Caine ("The Cider House Rules") plays Alfred; Gary Oldman is Commissioner Gordon; and Oscar winner Morgan Freeman ("Million Dollar Baby") reprises the role of Lucius Fox. The screenplay is written by Christopher Nolan and Jonathan Nolan, story by Christopher Nolan & David S. Goyer. The film is produced by Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan and Charles Roven, who previously teamed on "Batman Begins" and the record-breaking blockbuster "The Dark Knight." The executive producers are Benjamin Melniker, Michael E. Uslan, Kevin De La Noy and Thomas Tull, with Jordan Goldberg serving as co-producer. The film is based upon characters appearing in comic books published by DC Comics. Batman was created by Bob Kane.

"The Dark Knight Rises" opens in AMC 2D and IMAX theaters on July 20th.

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