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The Dark Knight Rises Will Be Christopher Nolan's Last Batman Film

Christopher Nolan Says the Third Batman Will Be His Last

Rumors about Christopher Nolan's third Batman film have been swirling pretty much ever since the mega success of The Dark Knight. There have been whispers about the new villain and who might play Christian Bale's new leading lady, and now the director has a few more details to share. Nolan told EW that The Dark Knight Rises will be the final chapter in the newest Batman series, and he added that The Joker (played by Heath Ledger in The Dark Knight) will not appear in the third film. I'm certainly happy about the latter, since it seems impossible to try to duplicate Ledger's Oscar-winning performance, but I have mixed feelings about Bale hanging up his cape after the next film. Do you think it's time for this Batman series to come to an end?

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totygoliguez totygoliguez 6 years
I do. I didn't love the Dark Knight. And I agree with Suziryder, it is better to have three well-made films, than what they are doing to the "Spider Man" franchise, they are killing it.
suziryder suziryder 6 years
I think it's fine if they stop at three films. Must we beat every franchise to death before bringing it to a close? I'd be much happier with three really strong, well-made films than with ten films of increasing crappiness and obvious attempts at squeezing the franchise for every penny.
ilanac13 ilanac13 6 years
i don't think that anyone's going to be overly surprised about this latest update. i think that as much as we all love the franchise - i think that there are so many new things coming out that it's not one that's going to make a ton of money anymore. we'll have to wait and see i guess though.
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