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Michael Keaton On Batman: “Who The F*** Cares?”

Actor Michael Keaton had some selection phrases to say about an iconic character he’s identified for enjoying whereas dodging a question concerning the Caped Crusader in a current interview: “Who the f*** cares?”

The esteemed actor performed DC’s Dark Knight within the Tim Burton-helmed 1989 movie Batman in addition to its sequel, Batman Returns, three years later. He famously turned down $15 million for the prospect to play the character a 3rd time in Batman Forever and the function was finally helmed by Val Kilmer within the first of Joel Schumacher’s a lot maligned duology of Batman movies.

The 70-year-old actor was not too long ago requested in an interview with The Times (through Independent) why he turned down the function again then, with Keaton responding: “I don’t remember; that’s in my past. It’s 2021 or whatever the f*** it is – who gives a s***? Let’s talk about things that matter.”

He went on to say that he responded in the same manner “years ago” when “someone asked Batman questions.”

“I said, ‘You realize there’s a logjam of bodies floating down a river in Rwanda? Who the f*** cares about Batman?’”

Keaton was much less blunt when the interviewer tried to grill him about particulars for his mysterious return as Bruce Wayne within the upcoming movie The Flash, merely stating, “I’ll be frank, I don’t want to talk about it because it takes the fun away.”

He added that it took “a fair amount” of persuading for him to return to the function for the primary time in 25 years, with the character lengthy having left his “consciousness.”

You can at present catch Michael Keaton painting a conflicted physician making an attempt to do his half to carry large pharma drug producers accountable for his or her contributions to the American opioid disaster within the eight-part Hulu collection Dopesick, co-starring Rosario Dawson, Michael Stuhlbarg, Kaitlyn Dever, Will Poulter, and Peter Saarsgard.

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