Michael Keaton having Company

Idea: Michael Keaton as a spy.

Keaton has joined the cast of The Company, a Cold War miniseries being developed by TNT, based on the novel by Robert Littell. Chris O'Donnell and Alfred Molina also star in the six-hour series, which is set to air in 2007.

Company traces 40 years in the life of the CIA during the Cold War. The script is being written by Black Hawk Down scribe Ken Nolan and will be directed by Mikael Salomon, who helmed episodes of Band of Brothers and Alias.

Keaton came to fame as a wacky mortician who recorded ideas into his handheld tape reocrder in the 1982 comedy Night Shift. He went on to star in the hits Mr. Mom and Beetlejuice before landing the part of the caped crusader in Tim Burton's 1989 blockbuster Batman. Keaton reprised the role in the first sequel, Batman Returns.

Recently, Keaton starred in the supernatural thriller White Noise and the Lindsay Lohan vehicle Herbie Fully Loaded, and can be heard voicing a character in the Pixar animated film Cars.

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I read this book a couple years ago and I was hoping for a movie version. Michael Keaton has always been a favorite of mine and I hope this mini is well made.
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Railley - For making such a big statement as "My posts are the only ones worth reading because I keep it real" you sure did make a mess of a three word quote (your fave "lol"). Go back to the hood and study your urban dictionary - yo.
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i miss michael keaton. glad he's coming back!
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glad to see he will have hs own show
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Best Bruce Wayne/Batman ever. You'd have to be crazy to wear a bat-suit. and you'd have to not be a body builder to wear the armor. great casting, best Batman ever. Crazy thing is he could have been the best Joker ever too. That would have been interesting...
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Micheal Keaton was a crap Bruce Wayne (hey I'm keraaaaze!), but when he was actually Batman he was pretty cool.



Then he did like all decent 80's actors (bar the Brat Pack and Steve Guttenburg) and fell out with the 90's.



I hope to God he has a proper return to form like Robert Downey Jr. Let's hope it doesn't take some in-joke casting to get people noticing again.
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Welcome back, Keaton.
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he is the best movie batman
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It's "nice f***ing model". But it's still funny.

;)
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"Nice F**king Tree!"



(my fave beetlejuice quote lol)
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michael keaton is one of my favorite actors. no matter whether the movie he is in is a good one or a piece of junk, he does a great job with the role he is given.
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Well, at least he's found work.
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