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Why Joseph Gordon-Levitt's Robin Vanished After The Dark Knight Rises

Why Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s Robin Vanished After The Dark Knight Rises

Despite a growing sentiment among Batman fans that the Dark Knight trilogy may be overrated, there are still many enjoyable elements in each movie. “The Dark Knight Rises,” despite its flaws, offers plenty to appreciate. Characters like Catwoman, played by Anne Hathaway, and Bane, portrayed by Tom Hardy, have notable roles. Hans Zimmer’s score stands out once again, and the action sequences are as intense and captivating as ever. According to Joseph Gordon-Levitt, the ending reveal that his character, John Blake, is set up to become the next Batman is one of the movie’s highlights.

In a 2016 interview with CinemaBlend, Joseph Gordon-Levitt said, “To have another man other than Bruce Wayne kind of becoming Batman at the end of that trilogy, I think that’s the perfect ending to that story.” He has a good point, especially when considering one of the main themes of the Dark Knight saga. The trilogy makes it clear that Batman is not just a man; he’s a symbol. He represents the idea that anyone can take on the mantle to make Gotham a safer place and prevent it from descending into chaos. Although Bruce Wayne has moved past his role as Batman, the city’s need for its protector remains, and it’s now Blake’s turn to take up the mantle.

While the thought of Joseph Gordon-Levitt thriving in his own standalone Robin or Batman movie is intriguing, it was never part of the plan. Fans can, at the very least, imagine what his version of a crime-fighter would have been like and how he would have continued the legacy started by Bruce Wayne in the years following the trilogy.

Source: CinemaBlend