Batman

  • Batman turns 75: Here are his best stories, handpicked for you 11-04-2014 06:19 PM

    There have been thousands of Batman stories published in the last 75 years. To make your work easier for you, we recommend the best storylines. Year One. Arguably the greatest comic book story ever written, this is Frank Miller's re-imagination of how Bruce Wayne became the Bat. If you've seen...
  • Batman nemesis: The good, the bad and the creepy 11-04-2014 06:06 PM

    The Joker: No list is complete, or even begins, without him. The first great Bat-villain, and arguably the greatest comic book villain ever (Lex Luthor and Magneto fans, please stay your fists). Poison Ivy: Pamela Islay is an immortal femme fatale, and has had many love-hate run-ins with the Bat....
  • Batman turns 75: From grim personal story to sinister villains - what is the secret of The Dark Knight's popularity? 11-04-2014 04:19 PM

    Delhi: So Batman has entered his 75th year. For a creature born out of acute childhood trauma, nostalgia does not come easily, and we suspect Mr Wayne would take reminiscence as a kind of weakness, but we are not caped crusaders ourselves, so we can afford to look back on...
  • Dark Knight's 75th anniversary: Watch Batman tackle a strange monster in this brand-new animated short 11-04-2014 09:49 AM

    The silent protector of Gotham is celebrating 75 years this year. To commemorate the occasion, Warner Bros. Animation worked with Bruce Timm, the award-winning artist, writer, director and co-creator of 'Batman: The Animated Series', to create an animated short film, titled, 'Batman: Strange Days'. The short film, which is just...
  • Batman's 'Tumbler' Batmobile goes up for sale for $1 mn; features GPS, CD player, iPod integration 01-03-2014 11:45 AM

    Want to own your very own Batmobile? Here's a chance for you. A replica of the 'Tumbler' Batmobile, which was used in The Dark Knight movie, goes up for sale for $1 million. The vehicle is listed on the James Edition luxury marketplace website. However, the vehicle is street legal,...
  • Ben Affleck will do great as Batman: Colin Farrell 28-01-2014 06:06 PM

    London: Colin Farrell feels that Oscar-winning actor Ben Affleck will do a great job as Batman in the 'Man of Steel' sequel. Affleck, 41, has been cast in 2016's 'Man of Steel' alongside heartthrob Henry Cavill, who is reprising his role of the Superman in the superhero movie, reported Contactmusic....
  • Who's your favourite superhero: 'Batman' or 'Iron Man'? 26-11-2013 12:33 PM

    Have you ever wondered who is a better super hero, 'Iron Man' or 'Batman'? The two have gone out to protect their cities and people from the potential threats. Batman took to the noble cause after his parents were murdered and he vowed to not let this happen to anyone....
  • 5-year-old Batkid 'saves' San Francisco, becomes social media darling 16-11-2013 12:58 PM

    San Francisco: Dressed in a black Batman costume, his fists clenched as he took on foe after foe around San Francisco, a 5-year-old boy who has battled leukaemia for years fulfilled his wish on Friday to be his favourite superhero. In the process, Miles Scott became a darling of social...
  • Morgan Freeman supports Ben Affleck as Batman 14-11-2013 04:39 PM

    Los Angeles: Morgan Freeman, who played a prominent role in 'The Dark Knight' series, has slammed the outcry over Ben Affleck playing the new Batman. The Academy award winner said it was wrong to judge Affleck before watching his performance. "Listen: Michael Keaton, George Clooney, Val Kilmer, and Christian Bale...
  • 'Batman vs Superman' finds its Robin in Adam Driver 12-11-2013 10:57 AM

    Los Angeles: 'Girls' star Adam Driver is the frontrunner to bag the role of Batman's sidekick Dick Grayson aka Nightwing (Robin) in Zack Snyder's superhero sequel 'Batman vs Superman'. The 29-year-old actor apparently fits the description of Nightwing, Grayson's post-Robin alter-ego. Affleck will play an older and world-weary Batman in...
  • Man of Steel 2: Who is going to play Wonder Woman? 09-11-2013 11:43 AM

    Los Angeles: After the much-discussed casting of Ben Affleck as Batman opposite Henry Cavill's Superman, the makers of the untitled 'Batman vs Superman' project are searching for a female lead, who may play the Wonder Woman in the superhero laden project. Being directed by filmmaker Zack Snyder, the Batman-Superman feature...
  • 10 awesome things that Krrish can learn from Thor 09-11-2013 10:22 AM

    New Delhi: Thor is one superhero who is more human in approach than most of his contemporaries. Chris Hemsworth and Natalie Portman are back with the latest episode in Thor's life in 'The Dark World'. Indian superhero Krrish hit the screens one week prior to Thor, but there are things...
  • I was reluctant to play Batman, says Ben Affleck 28-10-2013 11:31 AM

    London: Superstar Ben Affleck has revealed that he was initially reluctant to take on the role of Batman in 'Superman vs. Batman'. Affleck, who would take over the role of Bruce Wayne in the sequel to 'Man of Steel', said that he was excited when director Zack Snyder told him...
  • Ben Affleck will be good as Batman: Stan Lee 22-09-2013 02:54 PM

    London: Comic book legend Stan Lee is confident that actor Ben Affleck will do a good job in the role of Batman in 'Man Of Steel' sequel. Fans of the caped crusader are against Affleck, 41, and some of them have launched an online petition in a bid to force...
  • I am very tough: Ben Affleck on Batman backlash 18-09-2013 11:37 AM

    Los Angeles: 'Argo' star Ben Affleck had a fair idea that his casting as the caped crusader in the "Man of Steel" sequel might spark a controversy, but he remained indifferent because he calls himself a tough guy. The 41-year-old actor, who replaced Christian Bale as Batman in the untitled...
  • Ben Affleck and the pursuit of Batman

    Kindred mind |  Ayushman Jamwal
    The day Ben Affleck was announced to play Batman in the next Man of Steel movie, the web was and still is buzzing with disbelief...

  • Justin Timberlake wants to play Batman villain Riddler 01-09-2013 11:30 AM

    Los Angeles: Justin Timberlake thinks Ben Affleck would make an excellent Batman but when it comes to him, the singer-actor would prefer playing caped crusader's arch enemy - the Riddler. Timberlake, who has starred in films like 'The Social Network', 'In Time' and 'Friends with Benefit', is confident that Affleck,...
  • Ben Affleck is an extreme talent: Justin Timberlake 01-09-2013 10:44 AM

    Los Angeles: Actor-singer Justin Timberlake has expressed a desire to feature in a 'Batman' movie. But he does not wish to play the famed superhero. The pop icon said he doesn't eye playing Batman sidekick Robin in the upcoming 'Batman vs Superman' movie, and he would rather play eccentric villain...
  • Ben Affleck is the new Batman: The best of Twitter jokes 28-08-2013 02:05 PM

    New Delhi: Actor Ben Affleck will slip into the Batman suit for the lead role in the 'Man of Steel' sequel, Warner Bros Pictures announced. The announcement was made by Greg Silverman, president - creative development and worldwide production, and Sue Kroll, president - worldwide marketing and international distribution, Warner...
  • Doubtful about Ben Affleck as Batman? We say, why not! 28-08-2013 12:35 PM

    New Delhi: The announcement of Ben Affleck playing Batman in 'Man of Steel' sequel overpowered the news of Egyptian unrest and the failure of Indian policy makers in curbing the inflation. The news started a heated argument among the Batman fans which culminated on an online petition against Warner Brothers....
  • Fans launch online petition to drop Affleck as Batman 24-08-2013 04:38 PM

    Los Angeles: Warner Bros' announcement to cast Ben Affleck as the new Bruce Wayne/Batman in the 'Man of Steel' sequel has not gone down well with the caped crusader's die-hard fans, who have launched an online petition demanding Affleck's replacement. Shortly after it was announced that Affleck would replace Christian...
  • Ben Affleck to play Batman in 'Man of Steel' sequel 23-08-2013 10:04 AM

    Los Angeles: Actor Ben Affleck will play Batman in an upcoming Superman sequel that will see the two caped crusaders face off against each other, film studio Warner Bros Pictures said on Thursday. Affleck, 41, will take on the role of reclusive billionaire Bruce Wayne, Batman's alter-ego, in director Zack...
  • Nathan Fillion denies being approached for Batman role 19-08-2013 03:32 PM

    Los Angeles: 'Castle' star Nathan Fillion has denied reports that he was approached for the role of Batman for the 'Man of Steel' sequel and thinks he would be terrible at playing the caped crusader. The sequel will bring both the superheroes --Superman and Batman-- together. Directed by Zack Snyder,...
  • Chritian Bale offered 40 mn pounds to play Batman? 14-08-2013 11:39 AM

    Los Angeles: Actor Christian Bale has reportedly been offered 40 million pounds to reprise his role as Batman in the superhero film "Justice League". The movie bosses are determined to get the 39-year-old actor onside and star in the potential film by offering him the hefty sum, reports femalefirst.co.uk. "Bale...
  • 'Man of Steel 2' logo: When Superman confronts Batman 31-07-2013 11:06 AM

    The promoters of 'Man of Steel 2' have announced that the film is going to be released in 2015. Directed by Zack Snyder, the film will feature a battle between Batman and Superman. ...
  • Superman to fight Batman in 'Man Of Steel' sequel 21-07-2013 12:06 PM

    London: Warner Bros studio has revealed plans for a Superman and Batman face-off in the upcoming 'Man of Steel' sequel which will hit the theatres in 2015. The follow up to 'Man of Steel' starring Henry Cavill is being written by director Zack Snyder and will feature Batman, reported Contactmusic....
  • Narendra Modi is like Batman

    Kindred mind |  Ayushman Jamwal
    Anyone who is an avid fan of the Batman Universe will understand how the modern day adaptations of the character are grounded in human complexity....

  • Christopher Nolan to direct next James Bond film? 21-05-2013 12:44 PM

    New York: 'Batman' trilogy director Christopher Nolan is reportedly in talks to take charge of the next 'James Bond' film. The 42-year-old filmmaker is in the middle of informal talks with Bond producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson to helm the film, which will be the 24th in the...