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'The Batman' Deepfake Replaces Robert Pattinson With Adam West

The bleak, gritty world of Robert Pattinson's The Batman pops with color thanks to the use of deepfake technology. The crew at YouTube channel Corridor have upped the goofiness of the latest Batman movie, inserting Adam West in place of Pattinson as well as superimposing "WHAM!" and "POW!" graphics over scenes such as the opening sequence on a subway platform.
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Adam West is having the last laugh with a deepfake of his campy 1960s Batman inserted into Robert Pattinson's The Batman

"The folks at Corridor have taken old footage from the 1960s Batman television show — specifically, Adam West’s campy Caped Crusader — and digitally added it to The Batman, replacing Robert Pattinson’s gripping sadboy," says Tim Grierson. "The clip is cleverly done, making a funny but familiar point: Boy, these recent Batman movies sure are serious. But what’s even funnier (albeit perhaps unintentionally so) is how this mock trailer underlines the cultural shift that’s happened around West’s 1960s portrayal. For a long time, it was dismissed as a joke. Now, nearly five years after his death, West may be having the last laugh."
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Christopher Reeve, Adam West Rumored to Cameo in New 'Flash' Movie

Christopher Reeve and Adam West are coming back to don their respective capes in the 'Flash' movie -- that is, if you believe would-be leaks ... which have the DC internet ablaze. Rumors have been lying this week about supposed cameos that both Reeve and West -- who, of course,...
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Amazing edit reimagines The Batman with Adam West instead of Robert Pattinson

By now, you've probably seen the new Batman film starring Robert Pattinson and if not, then you are missing out (unless you are Ben Shapiro).The film is one of the most grounded and gritty versions of the character we've ever and a far cry from one of the first big-screen adaptations of the DC Comics hero played by Adam West. Back in the 1960s, Batman wasn't so much of a brooding caped crusader, who listened to Nirvana and couldn't even crack a smile. He was quick-witted, funny, colourful and very good at dancing.So, what would happen if Adam West's take...
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Nic Cage Shares What Adam West Told Him After He Revealed His Kick-Ass Character Was Modeled After Batman

Actors have their own inspirations for what helps them get into character. Academy Award-winner Nicolas Cage had his own idea of who to model for inspiration when he was in Kick-Ass. He played the character of Big Daddy who helped train his daughter, Hit-Girl, and made himself into a real-life superhero. So to better prepare for one of his best movies, what hero did Nicolas Cage draw from for inspiration to play a real-life Batman? Batman himself, of course! Nicolas Cage shared what Adam West told him when he revealed to him that his Batman was the inspiration for his Kick-Ass character.
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Nicolas Cage remembers when Adam West made fun of his acting

Nicolas Cage has presumably developed a pretty thick skin when it comes to criticism of his performances. Although the actor undoubtedly has massive talent, he has certainly had his fair share of questionable roles in the past. But, one bit of criticism in particular sticks in Cage’s memory, when legendary actor Adam West made fun of his performance in the action movie Kick-Ass.
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Adam West once shaded the Kick out of Nicolas Cage's A--

Nicolas Cage has been known to draw character inspiration from any number of sources: silent film, John Travolta, and in his most recent movie, The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent — himself. For his role in the sorely underrated 2010 superhero flick Kick-Ass, Cage channeled the late, great Adam West — but that wasn't necessarily how West saw it.
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Adam West, Burt Ward, & Yvonne Craig Look Back At Their Batman Series

No doubt the reaction Robin the Boy Wonder would have given to the response the media and generations of fans have given Adam West/Burt Ward Batman 1966-68 television series over the decades. Seeing that fervor, which was highlighted a few years back when the show was issued on Blu-ray for the first time, in many ways it feels like 1966 all over again.
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