Christian Bale Was Just Told One Day He Was No Longer Batman

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Have you ever wondered what it must be like to be playing Batman one day, and then no longer playing Batman the next?

This has happened to quite a few actors over the years. It’s happened to the likes of Michael Keaton, George Clooney, Val Kilmer, Ben Affleck and Christian Bale.

Bale has recently opened up about his time playing the role and in particular, the moment the was told he was no longer going to be playing the DC Comics superhero.

Christian Bale was doing an interview with LadBible to promote his new movie, Le Mans 66, and he was asked to comment on how it feels to have another actor playing the iconic role of Batman.

“That’s why we’re outside protesting, outside the movie theatres. There’s also the fact that I had no choice in the matter,” he told LadBible.

Christian Bale was told that he was no longer playing Batman

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Christian Bale reveals why hes no longer playing Batman – Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures

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“It’s not like you go ‘you know what, I’ll hand it over now’ and there’s a ceremony, you get told ‘oh, you’re not it anymore’, ‘uh, oh really?’, ‘yeah, someone else is’.

“Ok, yeah it’s not in our hands.”

Christian Bale has also revealed that he would been have up for doing a fourth Batman movie, but that he would have only done it had Christopher Nolan had been involved.

It must have been a rather strange feeling to be told that you’re no longer going to be playing one of Hollywood’s most iconic heroes.

It does sound as if he was a bit taken aback by being told that he was no longer Batman.

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