Friday, February 11, 2011

Christian Bale's Bat-Suit from Batman Begins on display...

In 2005 Christopher Nolan brought a darker, grittier Batman back to the streets of Gotham City and Christian Bale played the titular crime-fighting superhero.

Original Bat-Suit worn by Christian Bale in Batman Begins
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Christian Bale Batman Begins movie costume
This movie rebooted the Batman movie franchise returning to the Caped Crusader's origin story to reintroduce cinema goers to a more realistic version of the iconic comic book hero.

Batman Begins movie poster
Batman Begins movie poster
Lindy Hemming was responsible for redesigning the Bat-Suit for Batman Begins and also for Costume Design on the sequels, The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises.

Actual costume featured in Batman Begins
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If you like this Bat-Suit be sure to also check out Christian Bale's costume from The Dark Knight.

For a much better look at this particular costume on display, be sure to see it up close in person at the London Film Museum where this Bat-Suit was photographed on January 25, 2011, as part of a temporary exhibition on loan from Warner Bros. Studios.

Batman Begins movie poster
Batman Begins movie poster
Buy the screenplay: Batman Begins

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