10 Things You Didn't Know About Batman
#2 Threats To Sue 'The Dark Knight'
The mayor of Batman, Turkey threatened to sue Nolan and Warner Bros. for infringing on the royalties of his city’s name. The sad part is that the mayor claimed the films were also the cause of several unsolved murders and female suicides. Unfortunately for fans of towns with odd names, the lawsuit was never filed.
#1 $300 Million To Become Batman
The book ‘Batman Unauthorized’ examined exactly what it would cost to develop and carry all the gadgets and goodies that Batman uses. Turns out, the total came out to around $300 million. (Though other figures put the total at around $700 million.) That includes $3.5 million to convert a bomb shelter into a Bat Cave and $2 million to turn a Cadillac Sixteen into a 32-valve, V-16 1,000 horsepower Batmobile.