Christian Bale was laughed at when he was cast in Batman Begins

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Of the latest Batman flick starring Robert Pattinson in the leading role was a real blockbuster. But the films under Christopher Nolan’s leadership also celebrated great success. That’s when he hatched Christian Bale in the role of the dark avenger. In an interview, he revealed that he was often responsible for the decision to portray Batman in a serious way was laughed at.

After the announcement, Christian Bale was laughed at

When it was confirmed that Christian Bale would take on the role of Batman in Nolan’s The Dark Knight trilogy, he was often laughed at. The reason for this was that he wanted to give the character a serious polish, which was difficult to imagine after the previous adaptations. “I said [den Leuten] we’re making a Batman movie, but we’re taking it seriously. There were a lot of people who laughed at me and said, ‘Well, that’s not going to work at all'”he said in an interview with the Washington Post.

“It’s wonderful to be part of a trilogy that proved these people wrong. I’m not sure if that’s the trigger [für den Erfolg des MCU] was, but it was certainly a help.”so Bale in retrospect.

Return as Batman not excluded

The actor played Batman in Batman Begins (buy now €36.99)(2005), Batman: The Dark Knight (2008) and The Dark Knight Rises (2012). The films took together $2.4 billion at box offices worldwide. Bale does not rule out a return to the world of comic book adaptations. Especially if the story and the director are good, he wouldn’t be averse. Under a certain condition, he would even embody Batman again.

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