moviequack person_addA rough cut of the film was shown for the executives at Warner Brothers. They were reportedly so impressed, that they not only gave the film a standing ovation, but also began negotiating a deal with Ben Affleck to have him make three solo Batman movies.
moviequack person_addBen Affleck asked Christian Bale for any advice he could give about playing Batman. Bale told him to "make sure they put a zipper on the suit." The two men met quite by accident in a Los Angeles costume shop. They were each buying costumes for their kids.