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The Batman by Andrew Milito (based on characters from DC Comics)

Part two of Volume I of my DC Cinematic Universe “rebirth” series.

It's a dark stormy night in Gotham City, and Arkham Asylum is in chaos. The Joker has escaped from containment and is holding Commissioner James Gordon and his daughter Barbara within the confines of the dark, grimy prison, and will execute them both if anyone on the outside attempts to intervene. Anyone but one: his antithesis, the mysterious vigilante known as The Batman. Armed with his wits and limited technology, The Batman, alongside his young partner Jason Todd, must descend into the depths of Arkham Asylum, where he also faces the mammoth Bane, the monstrous Killer Croc, the femme fatale Poison Ivy, and the psychological warfare utilizing Scarecrow.

My idea is very much inspired by claustrophobic horror films, as well as siege films such as Green Room, Assault on Precinct 13, Dredd, etc. The movie would not be an origin story, although the Scarecrow portions of the film would flash back to the death of Bruce Wayne's parents, his martial arts training, his first encounter with Jason Todd, and so on, and would serve as extra character development for The Batman as a character.

Main inspiration: The video game “Batman: Arkham Asylum”.

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, disturbing images, and language.

Director Results

Director Total Votes: 6

  1. 1. Jeremy Saulnier 33% 
  2. 2. David Fincher 33% 
  3. 3. Denis Villeneuve 16% 
  4. 4. Gareth Evans 16% 

Cast Results

Bruce Wayne/The Batman Total Votes: 12

  1. 1. Jake Gyllenhaal 25% 
  2. 2. Ryan Gosling 8% 
  3. 3. Dan Stevens 8% 
  4. 4. Karl Urban 8% 
  5. 5. Richard Armitage 8% 
  6. 6. Garrett Hedlund 8% 
  7. 7. Toby Kebbell 8% 
  8. 8. Patrick Dempsey 8% 
  9. 9. Lee Pace 8% 
  10. 10. Patrick Wilson 8% 

The Joker Total Votes: 9

  1. 1. Michael Pitt 33% 
  2. 2. Sharlto Copley 22% 
  3. 3. Bill Skarsgard 11% 
  4. 4. Joe Gilgun 11% 
  5. 5. Harry Lloyd 11% 
  6. 6. Emile Hirsch 11% 

Commissioner James Gordon Total Votes: 10

  1. 1. Bryan Cranston 70% 
  2. 2. Liev Schreiber 10% 
  3. 3. Harrison Ford 10% 
  4. 4. Kevin Bacon 10% 

Jason Todd Total Votes: 8

  1. 1. Shia Labeouf 12% 
  2. 2. Chandler Riggs 12% 
  3. 3. Nicholas Hoult 12% 
  4. 4. Kit Harington 12% 
  5. 5. Jack O'connell 12% 
  6. 6. Dane DeHaan 12% 
  7. 7. Billy Unger 12% 
  8. 8. Asa Butterfield 12% 

Barbara Gordon Total Votes: 10

  1. 1. Emma Stone 40% 
  2. 2. Jane Levy 30% 
  3. 3. Hailee Steinfeld 10% 
  4. 4. MacKenzie Davis 10% 
  5. 5. Chloe Grace Moretz 10% 

Bane Total Votes: 6

  1. 1. Thor Bjornsson 33% 
  2. 2. Geno Segers 16% 
  3. 3. Dave Bautista 16% 
  4. 4. Mike Colter 16% 
  5. 5. Dave Batista 16% 

Waylon Jones/Killer Croc Total Votes: 6

  1. 1. Ving Rhames 33% 
  2. 2. Nonso Anozie 16% 
  3. 3. Deobia Oparei 16% 
  4. 4. Okieriete Onaodowan 16% 
  5. 5. Jamal Duff 16% 

Pamela Isley/Poison Ivy Total Votes: 7

  1. 1. Jessica Chastain 28% 
  2. 2. Riley Keough 14% 
  3. 3. Megan Fox 14% 
  4. 4. Emma Roberts 14% 
  5. 5. Simone Missick 14% 
  6. 6. Mariah Carey 14% 

Jonathan Crane/Scarecrow Total Votes: 5

  1. 1. Paul Dano 40% 
  2. 2. Jeff Goldblum 40% 
  3. 3. Burn Gorman 20% 

Alfred Pennyworth Total Votes: 9

  1. 1. Malcolm McDowell 22% 
  2. 2. Colin Firth 11% 
  3. 3. Pierce Brosnan 11% 
  4. 4. Charles Dance 11% 
  5. 5. Jeremy Irons 11% 
  6. 6. John Lithgow 11% 
  7. 7. Christopher Plummer 11% 
  8. 8. Anthony Head 11% 

Comments

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    vin13ish wrote:
    Wow! Your DC Cinematic Universe “rebirth” series have been dark so far What is the difference between your DC Cinematic Universe and DC Cinematic Universe? …

  • vin13ish: Since you have a Volume in your DC Cinematic Universe “Rebirth”. I assumed Volume is like Phase that MCU use for their movie! Since you …
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    vin13ish wrote:
    Since you have a Volume in your DC Cinematic Universe “Rebirth”. I assumed Volume is like Phase that MCU use for their movie! Since you …

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