Michael Keaton praises Will Arnett’s performance in The LEGO Batman Movie. Keaton was one of the first actors to don the cape and hood in a 1989 feature film for Tim Burton. bat Man, co-starring Jack Nicholson as The Joker, and again for Batman Returns in 1992. Burton’s darker version of the iconic DC character, along with Keaton’s acclaimed portrayal, is credited with introducing a new generation to comics, paving the way for future adaptations of Christopher Nolan and Zack Snyder.
Thirty years after his last performance, Keaton will reprise his role as Bruce Wayne / Batman in Andy Muschietti’s upcoming DCEU film. The flash, which will also see Ben Affleck reprise his version of the same character. Meanwhile, Matt Reeves’ incoming bat Man The film will feature another version of the Caped Crusader played by Robert Pattinson. With almost too many Batmen to follow, animated versions like the LEGO Batman of Will Arnett are sometimes overlooked.
Michael Keaton appeared in The Last Show with Stephen Colbert to promote his latest miniseries, Dopesick, when the conversation naturally turned to Batman. After Colbert called Keaton’s version “the gold standard, “Keaton revealed that he was a fan of another version: the LEGO version of Will Arnett.
I tell you a great version, and it is that, if you have not seen or heard it, Will Arnett’s LEGO Batman is really fun.
Best known for his comedic twists Development arrested and BoJack Horseman, Arnett’s LEGO Batman debuted in 2014 The Lego Movie. After this reimagining of the iconic character in plastic form was a hit, he was given a solo spin-off in 2017, The LEGO Batman Movie. Despite being a fun family comedy, some consider it one of the best bat Man movies ever made. Although the film seemed destined for a sequel, unfortunately a rights issue will prevent The LEGO Batman 2 movie happen.
It’s nice to see Keaton praise the performance of a fellow Batman actor, especially one that is often overlooked as it is not live-action. Arnett voiced Batman again in 2019 at The LEGO Movie 2: Part Two, although this is probably the last time since Warner Bros. chose not to renew the film rights to the LEGO movie. Instead, fans can look forward to the arrival of Matt Reeves. bat Man film followed by Keaton’s long-awaited retaliation in The flash, which will be released next year.
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