On this day (June 16th) Joel Schumacher's 1995 film BATMAN FOREVER was released in theaters.
Steering away from Tim Burton's dark tone of 1992's BATMAN RETURNS and would star a new Caped Crusader. Michael Keaton turned down reportedly 15 million to return as Bruce Wayne for a third time.
Everyone from Keanu Reeves to Tom Hanks were looked at to replace Keaton. Eventually Val Kilmer would win the role.
Robin Williams originally expressed interest in the role of The Riddler…