The growly voice we need, if not the one we deserve, isn’t coming back.
Speaking with Entertainment Weekly, Christian Bale has confirmed that his days suiting up in Batman’s cape and cowl are behind him. In other words: there will be no “Justice League” for the Oscar winner.
“I have no information, no knowledge about anything. I’ve literally not had a conversation with a living soul,” the actor said. “I understand that they may be making a Justice League movie, that’s it.”
Indeed, Bale is very much looking forward to seeing another actor as Batman.
“It’s a torch that should be handed from one actor to another,” he said. “So I enjoy looking forward to what somebody else will come up with.”
Bale added that he and Christopher Nolan were fortunate enough to get to make three movies about the Caped Crusader, and that’s more than enough.
“Chris always said he wanted to make it one film at a time,” he said. “And we ended up sitting there looking at each other, saying, ’We’re about to make the third.’ We never really knew if we were going to get to be there, but if that was how it was going to be, this was where it should end as well.”
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