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Nicolas Cage as Scarecrow? Courtney Love as Harley Quinn? The maddest Batman movie never made

15 June 2015 4:08 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Imagine a Batman movie with Nicolas Cage as the Scarecrow and Courtney Love as Harley Quinn.

This may sound like a mad fever dream, but it came close to actually happening in the wake of 1997's Batman & Robin.

Prior to that franchise-killing film's release, director Joel Schumacher and I Am Legend screenwriter Mark Protosevich teamed up to work on a script that would return Batman to his dark roots as he faced a roster of psychotic supervillains.

Titled Batman Unchained, the film would have starred George Clooney and Chris O'Donnell with Jack Nicholson's Joker making a comeback to bring the Tim Burton and Schumacher films full circle.

Schumacher and Protosevich revealed that they had settled on Cage's Scarecrow and Courtney Love's Harley Quinn as new villains to introduce.

"It was going to be very dark," Schumacher told The Hollywood Reporter. "I remember going to the set of Face »

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Batman's Harley Quinn Was Once Almost Played By This Rock Star

14 June 2015 5:38 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

In a little over a year, Margot Robbie will become the first actress to breathe life into the fan-favorite DC Comics villain/anti-hero Harley Quinn in David Ayer's Suicide Squad - though it may surprise you to learn that we almost had a big screen version of the character years ago. Quinn was actually originally considered to make her first live-action appearance in what would have been Joel Schumacher's Batman & Robin follow-up, Batman Unchained, and what's more, she might have been played by none-other than Hole front-woman Courtney Love. In a rundown of all the failed Batman-related projects that came and went prior to Christopher Nolan's Batman Begins in 2005, The Hollywood Reporter has the details about Batman Unchained and the version of Harley Quinn that never made it to the big screen. Speaking with Mark Protosevich, who was in charge of penning the script for the film, »

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