Joel Schumacher rescued Batman from Tim Burton's grimness with his signature campiness, winking theatricality
Before Joel Schumacher took over as the director, Warner Bros felt Tim Burton's Batman films were less comic-book movies than graphic-novel movies.
Joel Schumacher, best known for directing Batman & Robin, The Lost Boys, passes away due to cancer at 80
A representative for Joel Schumacher said the filmmaker died Monday in New York after a yearlong battle with cancer.
Ben Affleck, who is the latest actor to play Batman, sought advice on the role from actors George Clooney and Christian Bale.