Did Christopher Nolan make the right choice? These auditions are fun to watch again as Murphy stars in the filmmaker’s new film, Oppenheimer.
In 2005, Christopher Nolan gave the La adaptations of comics to the cinema by launching with Batman Begins what will become his trilogy The Dark Knight. In the hero’s costume: Christian Bale whose interpretation of the vigilante of Gotham remains to this day a standard meter in the matter.
As we know, the director hesitated for a long time as to the choice of his main performer. In 2020, a video emerged on the web (spotted by comicbookmovie) essays by different actors in costume and in situation. We republish it on the occasion of the rebroadcast of the blockbuster, at 9:15 p.m. on TMC.
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The video starts with Christian Bale then Cillian Murphy and finally Eion Baileywearing the costume of the masked avenger (for the little info, it is that of Val Kilmerfrom the movie batman forever) and Bruce Wane’s tuxedo. Also in this little nugget, the tests for the character of Catwoman fromAnne Hathawaythose from Tom Hardy for Bane andAaron Eckhart for Harvey Dent/Two-Face. The icing on the cake: we can see the producer, director and screenwriter of the Dark Knight trilogy, Christopher Nolan give some indications of games or have fun with the Batman costume…
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Here is the synopsis and trailer for Batman Begins, to be seen again this evening on television: Witness and haunted by the murder of his parents, Bruce Wayne, young heir to a wealthy family, flees the city of Gotham for a long and discreet journey around the world. The goal of his wanderings: to sublimate his thirst for revenge by finding new ways to fight against injustice. During this quest, Bruce meets the mysterious Ducard who, having become his mentor, introduces him to the physical and mental disciplines necessary for his future battles. Bruce is asked to join the League of Shadows, a powerful subversive organization, champion of rapid justice, led by the enigmatic Ra’s Al Ghul.
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