Re: RARA-AVIS: Batman is noir again

From: a.n.smith (
Date: 21 Sep 2000

> HOLLYWOOD (Variety) - Darren Aronofsky, the visually innovative director
> ``Pi'' and the upcoming ``Requiem For A Dream,'' will take wing at the
> of the fifth installment of Warner Bros. Pictures' lucrative ``Batman''
> franchise, ``Batman: Year One.''
> Aronofsky has signed on to write and develop the screenplay with Frank
> Miller, the author of the Warner Books graphic novel ``Batman: YO'' on
> the film will be based.

Oh, wow. This is some great news. Miller is fantastic, should try his hand at regular noir fiction one day (w/o pictures, although I do like his pictures). This was a great comic series, too. Dave Mazzuchelli did the art, and it was very interesting, dark, brownish, blocky. I hope this works.

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