Saturday, September 19, 2015
Looks like change is coming for media and work by DC Entertainment that involves Batman and his world, as one of the Caped Crusader's co-creators in Bill Finger FINALLY gets the acknowledgement he deserves in television and movies - with his name appearing in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" and "Gotham" Season 2.
The news comes from The Hollywood Reporter and Superherohype, and a press release was issud by DC Entertainment as well:
"DC Entertainment and the family of Bill Finger are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement that recognizes Mr. Finger’s significant contributions to the Batman family of characters. “Bill Finger was instrumental in developing many of the key creative elements that enrich the Batman universe, and we look forward to building on our acknowledgement of his significant role in DC Comics’ history,” stated Diane Nelson, President of DC Entertainment. “As part of our acknowledgement of those contributions,” Nelson continued, “we are pleased to confirm today that Bill Finger will be receiving credit in the Warner Bros. television series Gotham beginning later this season, and in the forthcoming motion picture Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice."
Big props to DC for finally making it official. Now Bill Finger's legacy will be seen in future works.