The Dark Knight Rises – IU Homecoming


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The Dark Knight Rises – IU Homecoming

  1. Monday, October 1, 2012 7:00 p.m.
Still image from the film Dark Knight Rises
Christopher Nolan returns to complete the Gotham trilogy that launched with Batman Begins and reached the stratosphere with the billion dollar blockbuster The Dark Knight. Christian Bale prowls the night as the Caped Crusader, fighting crime and corruption.

Michael Uslan (BA'73, MS'75, JD'76) - Producer
Michael Uslan is the executive producer, along with his partner Benjamin Melnicker, of the Batman franchise of motion pictures. In his 33 years in the film and television business, he has been involved with such projects as National Treasure, Constantine, and countless animated projects. His projects have won numerous Awards.

Chronicle Books recently released Michael's autobiography, The Boy Who Loved Batman (, which traces his childhood roots as a comic book fan to his triumph in bringing a dark and serious Batman film to the screen in 1989. He also recently formed an independent film development and production firm called The Uslan Company.