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Here is every actor who has ever played the Joker

"The LEGO Batman Movie" is in theaters Friday, and it's a must-see for fans of the Caped Crusader.<p>Zach Galifianakis will play the latest version of Batman's nemesis, and he has some big clown shoes to fill. The comedian said he even looked at Jack Nicholson's performance in 1989's "Batman" for some …

Mark Hamill

Lego Batman crashes CW network with Arrowverse promo

Lego Batman’s been doing the commercial rounds, with partnerships with Chevy and in the UK, Channel 4 and Sky Broadband, just the tip of the …

Gotham's Joker blows Suicide Squad's Jared Leto out of the water – even though the show's not great

Is there room for another classic Joker in the pack? Small-screen Batman saga <i>Gotham</i> has long hinted that deranged hoodlum Jerome Valeska (Cameron …

Mark Hamill

In the ‘Heat’ of "The Dark Knight’

The influence of Mann’s masterful crime film on the best Batman movie ever.<p>Directors often have their cast and crew watch specific films before …

Top Comics to Buy This Week: February 8, 2017

Justice League of America #1, Inhumans vs. X-Men #4, and more.<p>With dozens of comic books to choose from, let us show you which are the best coming …

Every Batman that matters, ranked

Sorry, Batfleck: Lego Batman is the only Dark Knight that matters now

The smart animated spinoff has a far better understanding of the character’s essential mythology than last year’s silly, swaggering Batman v Superman<p>In the 1960s, there was never any doubt who was Batman. Cuddly crimefighter Adam West, equipped with Toys ‘R’ Us batsuit and ACME shark repellent, was …

We all want a Lego mansion after seeing Lego Batman's on "Gotham Cribs"

Thanks to <i>Gotham Cribs,</i> we just got a tour of Lego Batman’s Wayne Manor, and it’s pretty amazing. The overzealous crime-fighter is coming to the big …

The LEGO Batman Movie review: Lego just fixed the DC Superhero Universe

4 1<p>Let's face it: <i>The LEGO Movie</i> was awesome. The Phil Lord and Chris Miller-directed animation took a beloved toy and turned it into a wonderful, …

2 Ways To Make Batman Great Again

<i>In the wake of the Ben Affleck / The Batman saga, Samuel Brace suggests two ways to make Batman great again…</i><p>Batman is awesome. We all know this. And …

The Lego Batman Movie review: The best Batman movie since The Dark Knight

“You can’t be a hero if you only care about yourself.”<p>There are questions that Batman movies like to ask, but never quite answer.<p>Is Batman really good for Gotham if villains always come back and, after all these years, crime is still an ever-present threat? If Batman dresses in black, ignores the …

Die Another Day: The 15 Superheroes Who Have Died The Most

It has been many, many years since the last time that a superhero has died where the world honestly reacted with shock. This is because superhero …

‘The LEGO Batman Movie’ Succeeds As, Finally, A ‘Fun’ DC Superhero Movie

Batman is sad and alone.<p>This is the basic premise for <i>The LEGO Batman Movie</i>, a premise that’s far and away better than what we’ve seen from the live-action DC Universe films so far. This is a Batman who isn’t battling the demons of his deceased parents – instead he just misses them. (And, thank …

5 Directors Who Could Replace Ben Affleck On The Batman

<i>Tai Freligh looks at five directors who could replace Ben Affleck on The Batman…</i><p>It’s no secret that Ben Affleck’s solo Batman film, <b>The Batman</b>, has …

Ben Affleck

The Lego Batman Movie review – relentlessly funny superhero parody

Will Arnett voices a brilliantly gruff, macho, humourless Dark Knight in this expressive, cinematic and subversive Gotham City satire<p>It was already brave of the custodians of the Batman franchise to let The Lego Movie mock their prize asset so mercilessly in 2014. The fact that they’ve doubled down …

Batman and Bruce Give a Tour of Wayne Manor in a ‘Gotham Cribs’ Promo for The LEGO Batman Movie

Warner Bros. has released an amusing “Gotham Cribs” promo for <i>The LEGO Batman Movie</i>, the upcoming animated action comedy film directed by Chris McKay …

DC TV Watch: 'Gotham' (Finally) Embraces the Joker

THR rounds up all the major twists, new mysteries and more from this week in DC Comics TV shows.<p><i>Welcome to</i> The Hollywood Reporter<i>'s weekly</i> DC TV …

Is another new Batman: Arkham video game coming soon?

You'd be forgiven for thinking that <i>Batman: Arkham Knight</i> was the last main game in its Rocksteady and Warner Bros-developed series, but it looks like …

Batman: Arkham

Fans Begging Ben Affleck to Hand 'The Batman' To Zack Snyder

Batfleck has straight-up had enough of your shit. After being harassed by DC fans for months, first over <i>Batman v Superman</i>’s critical failure, and …

A Look at How Batman Has Totally Taken Over One Batfan’s Life

Before you start to worry, the subject of the <i>Being Batman</i> short film clearly states he knows the difference between reality and fiction. Still, this …

Batmobile

The 5 Best Animated 'Batman' Movies

We are one week away from <i>The LEGO Batman Movie</i>. To mark the occasion, and because I’m seeing the Warner Bros./Time Warner Inc. film tomorrow and wanted to have this done beforehand, I’d like to take a moment to run down a quick list of the five best Batman animated features. As you probably know, …

POLL: Help Choose The Director Of The Batman Before Warner Bros Chooses Zack Snyder

Earlier this week, we learned that <b>Ben Affleck</b> was stepping down from his role as director of <i>The Batman</i>, following months of wishy washy comments …

EDITORIAL: What Happens To Joe Manganiello's Deathstroke Now?

WB's Flash movie is undergoing a page one rewrite and given Ben Affleck's struggles with the Batman script could that film be headed for the same …

The Batman: Fans Petition for Zack Snyder to Direct

Advertising [x]<p>by Alex Welch<p>– on<p>in Movie News<p>Ever since Ben Affleck made his debut as The Dark Knight in <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i>, DC fans …

The Lego Batman Movie's Bruce Wayne Is Incapable of Keeping His Secret Identity Secret

Signing up to do a <i>Cribs</i>-style show when you’re secretly a bat-themed vigilante seems like a profoundly unwise decision. Doing it as both your …

Building the Perfect Batman Movie

<i>Ben Affleck</i> <i>recently announced that he won’t direct</i> The Batman<i>, his first solo outing as … the Batman. We’re a year removed from the rock-’em sock-’em</i> …

The Batman: Ben Affleck and Geoff Johns' script rewritten by Batman v Superman's Chris Terrio

When rumours spread that Ben Affleck would no longer be directing the next solo Batman outing, many DC fans shuddered, worrying that Warner Bros. …

Batman loses a director, and we’re all worse off

Affleck’s Batman was a rare spot of hope in Warner Bros.’ lineup<p>Ben Affleck will no longer be directing his own Batman film.<p>“There are certain characters who hold a special place in the hearts of millions,” Affleck stated. “Performing this role demands focus, passion and the very best performance I …

The Lego Batman Movie Has So Many Hilarious Bat-Vehicles

Batman’s total adoration of Bat-<i>things</i> is well known at this point, but <i>The Lego Batman Movie</i> is taking it to a whole new level in this clip, which …

‘Gotham’ Debuts The Riddler Costume And Starts Getting Real About The Joker

If you weren’t watching the winter finale of <i>Gotham</i>, just know that it was bonkers. Jerome got even more Joker-like and thankfully survived, although he did <i>get his face punched off</i> before being hauled off to Arkham for some of that John Travolta / Nic Cage face surgery. Another thing (among many) …