- "They are called 'comic' books, not 'tragic' books, and I think we always need to remember that this is a big pop-culture opera, not Medea."
- ―Joel Schumacher[src]
Schumacher planned a fifth entry, Batman Triumphant, but this was cancelled after the overwhelmingly negative response to Batman & Robin.
Batman & RobinEdit
On Mr FreezeEdit
"I was always crazy about Mr. Freeze from the television series and Arnold Schwarzenegger was my only choice from the beginning. He's a great action star, of course, but he also has a great sense of humor, which is crucial to the Batman movies. They are called 'comic' books, not 'tragic' books, and I think we always need to remember that this is a big pop-culture opera, not Medea." -1997 promotional interview
"Bane is one of the characters my seven year old godson taught me about, probably when he was about five, and um, Bane is made out of steroids and venom and he is, um, we use him as Uma's pitbull. I mean, she just can't kiss everyone to death in Gotham City, you know? It's a lot of people to kiss! And so sometimes she just needs someone to break down a wall, so he's a wonderful addition." -1997 promotional interview