A set photo from The CW’s Crisis on Infinite Earths event has revealed a Easter egg involving Michael Keaton’s Batman.
Michael Keaton made his debut as the Caped Crusader in Tim Burton’s 1989 Batman movie and reprised the role three years later for its sequel Batman Returns. To date, Michael Keaton’s portrayal of Batman remains one of the best in the eyes of many fans, some of whom would love to see the revered actor return to the character one day.
While the Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover event, which will assemble multiple actors from live-action DC Comics projects past and present, does not appear to include any actors from the feature films (excluding Superman Returns star Brandon Routh), it appears the creative team found a way to pay tribute to Michael Keaton’s Batman. A behind-the-scenes photo from the set of Crisis on Infinite Earths reveals a copy of the Gotham City Gazette with Michael Keaton’s Bruce Wayne / Batman pictured for a story detailing the billionaire’s pending marriage to Selina Kyle, a.k.a. Catwoman.
Check out the Crisis on Infinite Earths Easter egg with Michael Keaton’s Batman below.
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Crisis On Infinite Earths will span two quarters and consist of Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, and Batwoman. The Arrowverse crossover will launch with three episodes in December before concluding with two additional episodes in January.
In addition to the regular cast members of each Arrowverse series, Crisis will also feature appearances by Tyler Hoechlin as Superman, Brandon Routh as Clark Kent/Superman and Ray Palmer/The Atom, LaMonica Garrett as the Anti-Monitor, Jon Cryer as Lex Luthor, Tom Cavanagh as Pariah, Elizabeth Tulloch as Lois Lane, Cress Williams as Black Lightning, Kevin Conroy as Bruce Wayne, Johnathon Schaech as Jonah Hex, Erica Durance as Lois Lane, Tom Welling as Clark Kent / Superman, Ashley Scott Will as Huntress, and Burt Ward in an undisclosed role.
Stay tuned for the latest news regarding Michael Keaton’s Batman and the Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover event on The CW.
DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters
Along with the premiere of the first teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe also debuted a collection of character posters for each of the members of perhaps the strangest team of characters to be adapted in live-action form for DC Comics.
In particular, these new character posters highlight Timothy Dalton's The Chief, Diane Guerrero's Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade's Cyborg, April Bowlby's Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer's Negative Man and Brendan Fraser's Robotman. These posters each follow unique designs that reflect the nature of each character and tease unique personalities amongst the group as well.
You can start the gallery of new posters by clicking "Next".
Which of these Doom Patrol posters is your favorite? Are you excited to see what the cast brings to these roles? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the DC Universe.
Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which includes: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.
Here is the synopsis for the show:
“Doom Patrol will find the reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.”
Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 exclusively on DC Universe.