Why did Batman never appear on Smallville? The epic lost crossover

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  • Because of Christopher Nolan’s ‘fault’ Batman never met young Clark Kent in Smallville although plans were in place for such a crossover.
  • Smallville was undoubtedly one of The CW’s most successful DC series before Arrow and the rest of the ‘Arrowverse’ which explains why fans have been asking for years for Batman to appear in what promised to be an epic crossover.

However, time passed and the series ended without Batman or Bruce Wayne crossing paths with the young Clark Kent from Smallville and the reason for this was revealed in 2007 by the creators of the show Al Gough and Miles Millar who claimed that the ‘fault’ It was from Christopher Nolan and his Dark Knight series.

According to Gough and Millar, it was Warner Bros. itself that restricted the use of Batman due to the success of Batman Begins and The Dark Knight as they feared that they would confuse the audience thinking that Smallville and the tapes were connected.

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Because of Christopher Nolan’s ‘fault’ Batman never met young Clark Kent in Smallville although plans were in place for such a crossover.

Smallville was undoubtedly one of The CW’s most successful DC series before Arrow and the rest of the ‘Arrowverse’ which explains why fans have been asking for years for Batman to appear in what promised to be an epic crossover.

Why did Batman never appear on Smallville? The epic lost crossover

The success of the Christopher Nolan films caused Warner Bros. to deny Batman’s appearance on Smallville.
However, time passed and the series ended without Batman or Bruce Wayne crossing paths with the young Clark Kent from Smallville and the reason for this was revealed in 2007 by the creators of the show Al Gough and Miles Millar who claimed that the ‘fault’ It was from Christopher Nolan and his Dark Knight series.

According to Gough and Millar, it was Warner Bros. itself that restricted the use of Batman due to the success of Batman Begins and The Dark Knight as they feared that they would confuse the audience thinking that Smallville and the tapes were connected.

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Thus, an epic crossover that was expected on the small screen never happened, although it is not the first time that a case like this has occurred since the version of The Suicide Squad that appeared in the Arrowverse died due to the proximity of the film of Warner Bros.

Superman & Lois the successor to Smallville

Smallville fans may see the series with nostalgia, however, Superman & Lois continues to show that it has its own thing to be a great Man of Steel series as demonstrated by being renewed for a second season.

And it has been one of the fastest series to be renewed by The CW with The Flash. With such a response, the series promises to continue exploring this new facet of Clark Kent and Lois Lane in the new season.

Now you know why Batman did not appear in Smallville, perhaps wasting the opportunity to have made an epic crossover prior to the one delivered by Zack Snyder several years later. In La Verdad Noticias we will closely follow the popular series to bring you the latest.

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