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Original TV Batman West dies – ‘He’s bright and fun to work with’

LOS ANGELES, June 11, (Agencies): Adam West, whose straight-faced portrayal of Batman in a campy 1960s TV series lifted the tight-clad Caped Crusader into the national consciousness, has died at age 88, his publicist Molly Schoneveld said Saturday. West died Friday night after “a short but brave battle with leukemia,” …

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Affleck to direct Batman film, says Warner Bros chief – Stallone partnering with STX Entertainment on new movie

LAS VEGAS, April 13, (Agencies):  Ben Affleck will direct a stand-alone “Batman” movie, says Warner Bros chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara. Affleck portrayed the caped crusader in this year’s “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” and had been rumored to be the studio’s top choice to helm the film. Tsujihara confirmed …

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‘Batman’ embraced on social media despite reviews – ‘Starman’ remake in the works at Sony

LOS ANGELES, April 2, (RTRS): “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” may have been vivisected by critics, but fans on social media have shown a greater appreciation for the onscreen showdown between the Dark Knight and the Man of Steel. Fifty seven percent of the conversation on Twitter following the …

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Affleck in older, more physical ‘Batman’ – ‘Dawn of Justice’ to soar to $300m-plus global debut

LOS ANGELES, March 22, (RTRS): Superheroes are not the only ones seeking redemption in the new “Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice” film. Actor Ben Affleck also wanted a do-over playing a superhero after being panned in Marvel’s 2003 film “Daredevil.” “In the last superhero movie that I played, I …

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