It’s as inevitable as a crime in Gotham – eventually, there will be another Batman reboot. The Caped Crusader netted just over $1 billion in profits from his last film, and The Dark Knight Rises is expected to make a similar amount. It would be practically felonious if Warner Brothers didn’t milk this cash cowl for another trilogy (or two), right?
With a wave of new Batman films likely coming sometime in the near future, a wave of fresh faces would be ideal too. Although Catwoman and the Joker are Batman’s rogue gallery breadwinners, the Arkham Asylum and Arkham City games proved that mainstream audiences could stand watching a nefarious scheme being hatched by another villain.
As well, the comics are also home to other heroes and civilians who would work well in a cinematic storyline and simultaneously immerse viewers deeper into the DC universe. Just to name a few, here are five characters who could be destroying or saving Gotham in the future.
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