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Joel Schumacher

Joel Schumacher admits his Batman was just about selling toys
Jan 14, 2013

Before Christopher Nolan's Batman, there was Joel Schumacher's. He directed two films, which nearly destroyed the franchise. Years later, he's opened up about the real reason those movies were made.

How Nicolas Cage almost played The Scarecrow in a Batman flick
Dec 15, 2012

The Joel Schumacher era of the Batman franchise is one we'd all rather pretend didn't happen, but there was a time when Warner Bros. was so confident in the director that they wanted him to come back for a third installment. His villain choice: Nicolas Cage as the Scarecrow.

Joel Schumacher defends Val Kilmer as the best Batman ever
Dec 15, 2012

After drawing the white-hot rage of a horde of Dark Knight fanboys for his pair of neon-soaked '90s Batman flicks, you'd think Joel Schumacher would be happy to just shut up and move on.