Jonathan Nolan Says He’s Down to Make More Dark Knight Movies

The Darkish Knight trilogy is taken into account, by some, one of the best superhero franchise ever made. The trio of movies directed by Christopher Nolan, launched between 2005 and 2012, are revered for his or her grown-up, grownup crime drama vibe and cinematic scope.

Now Nolan’s brother and franchise co-writer Jonathan Nolan says he’d be all the way down to return to the Batman universe.

In an interview selling his hit Amazon collection Fallout, Nolan was requested if he’d ever wish to revisit the Batman franchise.

“Wouldn’t that be a dream?” Nolan mentioned. “That interval was 10 years of my life [from] once I received the decision to work on Batman Begins, and it was epic. Working with Christian [Bale], Heath [Ledger], Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, and to honor an American icon. If I had the possibility to return and work on that once more? Completely.”

“We’ve moved onto different issues,” he added. “And, in fact, different folks have picked up the mantel and moved on with these characters,” referring presumably to Matt Reeves The Batman franchise, which is about to launch The Batman Half II in 2026.

Requested who he would wish to see play The Darkish Knight in a newly launched Batman trilogy, maybe one by DC Studios co-chief James Gunn, Nolan mentioned, “To me, it would at all times be Christian.”

Nolan is coming off a large win with Prime Video’s online game adaptation Fallout, which he directed and government produced. The post-apocalyptic action-drama launched final month garnered greater than 65 million viewers globally and earned a fast season two renewal. The present additionally garnered constructive evaluations from critics, scoring a 93 p.c on Rotten Tomatoes.

In a current interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Nolan reacted to Chris’ lately crediting him with The Darkish Knight‘s most well-known line — “You both die a hero, otherwise you reside lengthy sufficient to see your self grow to be the villain.”

“It got here later within the script,” Nolan recalled. “We’ve accomplished a model or two of the script the place we had been in search of one thing that might distill the tragedy of Harvey Dent however that might additionally apply to Batman. The richness of Batman is in the best way this principled, virtually Boy Scout-like determine is wrapped up in this sort of ghoulish look and his willingness to embrace the darkness. So I used to be Greek tragic figures. The primary a part of that line is ‘you both die a hero’ — and that half’s vital, as a result of not everyone needs to be a hero; it’s partaking in heroics that places you on this area, the place you’ve got this binary end result. The concept is there are individuals who put themselves on the road and so usually that wager activates them. It’s additionally that outdated thought of absolute energy corrupting completely. It felt uniquely resonant to the tragedy of Harvey Dent and the tragedy of Batman. The truth that it resonates with folks past the movie is gratifying. I used to be pleased with that line.”