Elokuvaohjaaja Christopher Nolan muistetaan niin sanotusta Dark Knight -elokuvakolmikosta, jonka aloitti Batman Begins vuonna 2005. Nyt mies on julistanut, että ennen häntä ei niin sanottuja reboot-elokuvia ollut.
Nolan ei ehkä ajatellut asiaa loppuun saakka, sillä pienellä mietinnällä mieleen tulevat ainakin The Mummy, Dracula, Frankenstein, Godzilla, Planet of the Apes, ja King Kong.
"It's a sign of how quickly things change in the movie business, but there was no such thing conceptually as a 'reboot.' That idea didn't exist when I came to look at Batman. That's new terminology. Warner Bros. owned this wonderful character, and didn't know what to do with it. It had sort of reached a dead end with its previous iteration.
If you look at what Tim Burton did, it's specifically about a world that was created that Batman fits into. It's this great Gothic vision that's very consistent, and consistent with the character of Batman. What I felt I hadn't seen, especially in comics, was an ordinary world in which we could be living in Gotham. When a Gothamite sees Batman, he's as extraordinary as he would be in our world. I wanted an extraordinary character in the background of an ordinary world. That isn't what Tim did, so I thought it was a whole other direction to go in."