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5 Ideas For The Inevitable New Batman Movie Trilogy

With the release of The Dark Knight Rises Christopher Nolan’s Bat-trilogy comes to an end, which of course means it’s time to immediately start working on the next Batman trilogy! Nolan’s trilogy drew heavily on the Batman: Year One, Dark Victory and Knightfall storylines, but there are plenty of other epic Batman tales that could potentially be transformed into money-printing movie trilogies.

Once they’re done with their caviar food fights and Uncle Scrooge-style money swimming, the bosses at Warner Bros. really ought to consider one of the following five Batman trilogy ideas…

Movie producers seem to be super afraid of Robin, but they really shouldn’t be. I mean, yeah, Batman Forever and Batman and Robin completely fumbled Robin by casting a 35-year-old Chris O’Donnell and ramping the gay up to unprecedented levels, but kid superheroes can work on film. People seemed to think Kick-Ass was pretty okay, and the comic it was based on was not very good. By comparison Robin has some much better comics to draw inspiration from…

Movie 1 – The first movie would be based on Chuck Dixon, Scott Beatty and Javier Pulido’s Robin: Year One. Dick Grayson is taken in by Bruce Wayne after his parents die and becomes Robin. As Robin tackles villains like Mad Hatter and Two-Face his bond with Batman and Alfred grow.

Movie 2 – Based on A Death in the Family. Dick Grayson has grown up and is trying to forge his own identity as Nightwing. Batman takes on Jason Todd as the new Robin, but the two clash, and ultimately Jason is killed by the Joker.

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