The Batman Begins News Roundup

Lots of Batman Begins news is starting to hit as we’re getting closer to the June 15 release date. Here’s a rundown of some of the highlights:

The official Japanese website for the movie is now up. Speaking of Japan, the first screening in the country of Batman Begins took place in Tokyo on Thursday and security was tight. You can read more about that here.

Turning to products, you can view the Mad Catz collection here and the Blue Nova line-up here. Duracel is also a partner for the movie in Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. If you buy their batteries there you have a chance to win a trip to Warner Bros. Movie World.

ABC’s Good Morning America is giving fans a chance to win a private, hometown screening for a real-life hero they may know.

And USA Weekend is featuring Christian Bale on its cover next week. They describe the issue as follows: “Meet the new Batman: USA Weekend peeks behind the closely guarded mask of actor Christian Bale, star of the new blockbuster Batman Begins. Hey, how did Batman begin? USA Weekend brings you explanations from three vintage comic books.”

Source: Superhero Hype!