McG to direct Batman 3!

And Batman will be played by a horse.

You already know that Eddie Murphy will be playing The Riddler in the new Batman movie, but who will be directing him? can exclusively reveal that Christopher Nolan is officially off Batman 3: The Darker Knight, and McG has signed on to replace him.

Speaking from the moon, McG said: "I went to Great England to seek Nolan's approval. He said that he knows how tough it is to follow a brilliant film, after his experiences on Memento 2: I Still Can't Remember Where I Put My Keys."

He added: "Christian Bale wanted to sign up for the movie, but I'm a bit bored of working with him after Charlie's Angels: Salvation, so I've cast a horse as Batman. We're working on teaching him to talk at the moment."

McG has also cast an angry bear as Alfred and M Night Shyamalan as Catwoman.

"James Cameron is teaching me how to make 3D movies," McG said. "Because Batman 3D is a really good title for a film."

[Apologies to: Ain't It Cool News]



    • aelmo1

      Dec 18th 2008, 14:38

      um........wot the hell is this meant to be about!? if this is ur idea of making a joke of all the rumours that seem to be hittin the web, then shouldnt u mention that in the story! i love this magazine but u guys are really making it difficult to like this website, i get there are slow news days but what is the purpose of this story (i freaked out when i read theat title) oh and by the way u really need to fix the images on display. everytime u guys do a story about a new movie poster the images are naff, i mean is it really that tasking to put a high quality image on the page!? im done

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    • Knulle17

      Dec 18th 2008, 15:12

      Not funny at all... What the hell is this anyway? I bet there is many movie news out there to dig for. You do not have to make your own. At least not that crappy...

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    • NickyC

      Dec 18th 2008, 16:31

      Hilarious! That's just made my day! I especially like the casting of the angry bear, but will the horse have the same acting prowess as Bale? Is he a method actor? Will he stay in character 24/7? g*****n it TF, I need to know!

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    • Joker

      Dec 18th 2008, 17:30

      I love this so funny, the rumours are p**sing me off to! I know when anything real get announced it will be on here first so I’m just sitting waiting

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    • alowe

      Dec 18th 2008, 17:43

      @aeimo1 - yeah, slow news day, Christmas spirit, bit of a riff on the rubbish rumours. Hope it made you smile more than fume. Fair point about the images. We'll fix...

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    • whiskey

      Dec 20th 2008, 23:10

      Lol! That has made me chuckle :-D

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    • oisinlawrie

      Jun 22nd 2009, 5:01

      McG is getting close to Uwe Boll status...... t**t.

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