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Michael Keaton and director Tim Burton made "Batman" in 1989 and followed that up with "Batman Returns" in 1992. Even though they were attached to return for a third installment, Warner Bros decided to go with a more family-friendly tone. This resulted in Keaton and Burton dropping out. Now in a new interview, Keaton revealed that the original plan was to make the third film an origin story, similar to Frank Miller's "Batman: Year One." "You look at where [Christopher Nolan] went, which is exactly what I wanted to do when I was having meetings about the third one," the actor explained. "I said you want to see how this guy started. This could be brilliant. [Warner Bros] didn't want to do it, so I didn't want to do it." In 2000, the studio reconsidered and hired Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan, The Wrestler) to direct an adaptation of "Batman: Year One." The project was eventually abandoned »

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