We were already looking forward to The LEGO Movie’s upcoming spinoff starring Will Arnett’s version of Batman, but now they’ve turned the project into a legit Arrested Development reunion. Well played, Warner Bros. Well played.
Now this is fan-made short filmmaking at its finest. Want to know what happened in the years between Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight and the recent Dark Knight Rises? This dark, cinematic short dubbed Batman: Pupper Master does a pretty good job of tackling the question.
While John Williams does a helluva job in the orchestra pit, nothing gets our blood pumping during that intense space battle, zombie-killing spree or alien encounter like our favorite ass-kicking tunes straight from the juke box.
It may have taken until 1989 for Tim Burton's Batman to kick off the comic book movie era in earnest, but a producer on the film was already thinking about the casting choices a decade earlier—and even mocked up a pic of Jack Nicholson as The Joker.