Originally Posted by Vid Electricz
WB did have ideas they tried to push on Nolan though. They had really wanted to cast Leonardo Dicaprio as the Riddler and Nolan had to fight against this. The studio execs are a bunch of meddlesome "yes men" who have NO idea what makes a good film. They come up with these bull**** ideas and try to push them to validate their existence.
No one is saying WB didn't have any of their own ideas, but Nolan has been someone to actually say 'No.' to them and the studio listened.