May 25, 2024 1:03 pm

Christopher Nolan Was ‘On the Fence’ About Making The Dark Knight
Christopher Nolan Was ‘On the Fence’ About Making The Dark Knight

Christopher Nolan Was ‘On the Fence’ About Making The Dark Knight

Imagine a world without The Dark Knight (2008). Well, as it turns out, it took a little cajoling from brother Jonathan Nolan to get his Oscar-winning sibling Christopher Nolan to make another Batman movie. In 2005, Batman Begins followed up on the disaster of Batman & Robin (1997) by reinventing the franchise to great success. Christopher and Jonathan’s work on Christian Bale’s first film as the Dark Knight/Bruce Wayne paid off as the superhero adventure went on to make $375.3 million. But Jonathan had to convince Christopher to do a sequel. Jonathan said during his appearance on the Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard podcast:

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​Christopher Nolan’s brother, Jonathan, reveals that he had to convince him to make the sequel, saying, “Don’t be a chickens**t!” Read More