Promoted as a black comedy about a washed-up superhero actor, this film stars one of the original superhero actors - Michael Keaton, the man who made Tim Burton's Batman succeed in ways unexpected in 1989 when fans were griping before it's release: "How can a comedian play Batman?"

Directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Written by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu and Nicolas Giacobone

Starring Michael Keaton, Naomi Watts, Zach Galifianakis, Emma Stone, Edward Norton

Birdman 2014 Michael Keaton Poster Promo

Birdman - Michael Keaton, Naomi Watts, Ed Norton


April 2014: Saw this photo of the Birdman superhero at the website

Here's the IMDB description of this black comedy headed for an October release date:

"A washed-up actor who once played an iconic superhero must overcome his ego and family trouble as he mounts a Broadway play in a bid to reclaim his past glory."

Original Page Aug 2014