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The Dark Knight Continues Record-breaking Box Office Run

The Dark Knight has broken another box office record, becoming the fastest film to earn $200 million (£100 million).The Batman Begins sequel has earned $203.8 million (£102.4 million) in just five days, smashing the previous...

By on 24 July 2008

Caine's Batman Pension Plan

SIR MICHAEL CAINE was pleased to land the role of BATMAN's beloved butler ALFRED in the rejuvenated superhero franchise - because he sees the part as his pension. The legendary actor has played the loyal...

Dark Knight Star's Lawyers Issue Statement Over Arrest

Christian Bale's legal team have released a statement responding to reports of an alleged assault.The star of The Dark Knight was arrested over allegations of assault after attending a central London police station by appointment...

By on 23 July 2008

Bale Denies Assault Allegations

LATEST: BATMAN star CHRISTIAN BALE has denied assaulting his mother and sister after he was released from police custody on Tuesday (22Jul08). Bale, 34, is alleged to have attacked his mother Jenny, 61, and sister...

Caine: 'Batman Success Hard To Top'

MICHAEL CAINE would find it difficult to star in a third BATMAN film - because THE DARK KNIGHT has been such a huge success. The veteran actor, who was in London for the European premiere...

Bale Arrested Over Family Assault Claim

LATEST: BATMAN star CHRISTIAN BALE has been arrested after allegedly assaulting his mother and sister. Bale is alleged to have attacked his mother Jenny, 61, and sister Sharon, 40, at London's Dorchester Hotel on Sunday...

Bale Arrested Over Family Assault Claim

BATMAN star CHRISTIAN BALE has been arrested after allegedly assaulting his mother and sister. Bale is alleged to have attacked his mother Jenny, 61, and sister Sharon, 40, at London's Dorchester Hotel on Sunday night...

Bale Accused Of Family Assault

BATMAN star CHRISTIAN BALE has been accused of assaulting his mother and sister. The star's mother Jenny, 61, and sister Sharon, 40, claim Bale lashed out at London's Dorchester Hotel on Sunday night (20Jul08). The...

Mini Chase From The Italian Job Voted Best Ever

A car chase from 1960s classic The Italian Job has been named the best of all time in a new poll.A breakneck races through the Italian city of Turin using the iconic Mini Cooper as...

By on 21 July 2008

The Dark Knight Achieves Biggest Cinema Opening Ever

The Dark Knight has earned the best opening weekend ever, with $155.3 million (£77.7 million) in its first three days on release in the US and Canada. The Batman Begins sequel had already broken records...

By on 21 July 2008

Batman Breaks Weekend Opening Record At U.s. Box Office

New BATMAN movie THE DARK KNIGHT has stormed the U.S. box office chart, bringing in $155.34 million (GBP77.67 million) in its opening weekend. The Dark Knight was set for a record-breaking weekend, raking in a...

The Dark Knight Breaks Box Office Record In Us

The Dark Knight has set a new box office record for takings in its first day on release in the US.The Batman Begins sequel took $66.4 million (£33.1 million) on its opening night, according to...

By on 20 July 2008

The Dark Knight Breaks Midnight Preview Record

The Dark Knight has set a new box office record for midnight preview screenings in the US.The Batman Begins sequel took $18.5 million (£9.2 million) from its showings at 00:01 US time alone to smash...

By on 19 July 2008

Big Bucks For Batman

The new BATMAN movie is set to break box office records across America this weekend (19-20Jul08) after first-day sell outs at cinemas across the land. More than 4,300 cinemas are showing the much-hyped blockbuster and,...

Bale Agrees To Third Batman Movie

Actor CHRISTIAN BALE will reprise his role as BATMAN for the third time - but only if director CHRIS NOLAN is at the helm. The British star has appeared as Bruce Wayne and his caped...

Gilliam Attacks Batman

Director TERRY GILLIAM has slammed the promotional campaign for the new BATMAN movie - insisting movie bosses are using HEATH LEDGER's tragic death to generate publicity for the movie. The actor died of an accidental...

Bale Pays Tribute To Ledger At Dark Knight Premiere

Christian Bale has labelled Heath Ledger's work as The Joker in The Dark Knight as an "iconic" performance.The Batman sequel had its world premiere in New York City on Monday night, with Ledger's co-stars Bale...

By on 15 July 2008

Ledger's Parents + Sister Attend Movie Premiere

HEATH LEDGER's parents and sister KATE were among the celebrities keen to see the tragic actor's final completed film when BATMAN BEGINS sequel THE DARK KNIGHT hit New York on Monday (14Jul08). The family flew...

Caine: 'Ledger Will Land An Oscar Nomination'

HEATH LEDGER will be honoured with a posthumous Oscar nomination for his role as the JOKER in BATMAN movie THE DARK KNIGHT, his co-star SIR MICHAEL CAINE insists. Ledger's performance has been lauded by castmates...

Bale Continued Batman For His Daughter

BATMAN star CHRISTIAN BALE only agreed to play the Caped Crusader for a second time because he wanted to impress his daughter. The actor first played the superhero in 2005's Batman Begins and his second...

Batman Movie Sends U.s. Theatres Scrambling To Open Doors

Tickets for the new BATMAN movie THE DARK KNIGHT are so in demand, movie theatres across America plan to open all night to accommodate filmgoers. The film, which officially opens in the U.S. next week...

Bale's Struggle With Batman's Voice

BATMAN star CHRISTIAN BALE struggled at first with his portrayal of the Caped Crusader - because he found it hard to adopt the superhero's trademark gruff voice. The actor insists that when he first took...

Angry Bale Was Bolted In As Batman

CHRISTIAN BALE really was a brooding, angry Caped Crusader in BATMAN BEGINS - because his tight-fitting costume made him feel restricted and caged. The movie star insisted on making some vital adjustments to the iconic...

Batmobile Wows F1 Fans

BATMAN's car was paraded at a grand prix circuit at the weekend (5-6Jul08) to promote new movie THE DARK KNIGHT. The Batmobile, which features in the forthcoming film, was shown to motor racing fans at...

Gyllenhaal Sought Holmes' Batman Approval

Actress MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL almost rejected her role in upcoming film THE DARK KNIGHT - until she was assured her casting was approved by BATMAN predecessor KATIE HOLMES. Gyllenhaal - who plays the superhero's love interest...

Batman Bale Says No To Robin

BATMAN star CHRISTIAN BALE has declared he will quit the comic book movie franchise if producers ever decide to reintroduce the caped crusader's sidekick ROBIN. Bale took on the role of the legendary action hero...

Catwoman Star Meriwether Plans 'Tell-all' Book

Original BATMAN movie actress LEE MERIWETHER has announced her plans to "tell all" in a new book. The 73-year-old actress made the feline femme fatale role of Catwoman famous when she brought the character to...

Catwoman Meriwether's Odd Audition Tactics

BATMAN star LEE MERIWETHER has revealed the unusual audition technique that landed her a role in the history-making film - licking herself. The 73-year-old actress, who starred as Catwoman in the 1966 Batman film, beat...

Zimmer Considered Scrapping Batman Score After Ledger's Death

Revered movie composer HANS ZIMMER was so devastated about the death of pal HEATH LEDGER he considered scrapping his score for the new BATMAN film and starting all over again. Zimmer feared the music for...

Bale Blasts Calls To Cut Ledger's Final Performance

BATMAN star CHRISTIAN BALE has hit out at calls for tragic actor HEATH LEDGER'S final film appearance to be axed - describing the idea as "bloody insane". Movie bosses have not yet confirmed whether a...

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