The Latest on the Batman Begins Production

‘Robert’ has provided Superhero Hype! with another big update on the Batman Begins production. Here we go…

CANARY WHARF SHOOT – INFO:

3 articles discuss the recent shoot at Canary Wharf:

Article 1 | Article 2 | Article 3

CHICAGO SHOOT INFO:

According to ChicagoTribune.com, the Batman Begins shoot in Chicago will last for about 6 weeks – “And in July, filming of ‘Batman Begins’ starring Christian Bale in Chris Nolan’s prequel to the ‘Batman’ series, will pitch camp here for six weeks of exterior shooting.”

BATMAN FILMING IN CALIFORNIA?:

According to this new report, the Batman Begins tour will make a stop in California as well.

CHRISTIAN BALE SHEDS A LOT

Batman actor Christian Bale has been working his socks off for the Machinist. Losing a third(!!) of his body weight required for his role in that movie. See article.

COSTUME DESIGNER NUMBER TWO:

Lindy Hemming isn’t the only one designing costumes. Camille Benda (Harry Potter 3 and Tomb Raider films) is on the project as well. See here and here.

COSTUME MAKER SPEAKS!!:

In this very interesting article at WNOL, Laura Arman-Jones talks about the troubles of working on Batman’s costume. She points out that the initial (costume-malfunction) rumors weren’t that far fetched.

VISUAL EFFECTS:

There’s some details on who’s working on the vfx at Cinefex.

BATMAN FLYER:

This rumor says Warner have delayed a Batman themed-ride so it can coincide with the 2005-release of Batman Begins.

JAMES JEAN – ARTIST:

Comic book artist James Jean is doing sketch work for director Christopher Nolan. What he’s designing he did not say. See article.

Source: Robert