Christopher Nolan and Warner Bros. Sued by Batman, the Town

Director Christopher Nolan attends the premiere of 'The Dark Knight' at Coliseum Cinema on July 23, 2008 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images Europe)

Batman has faced many enemies: the Joker, Two-Face, the Riddler, but his newest opponent the town of Batman in Turkey isn't interested in causing turmoil and mayhem. No, unlike previous super villains, the small oil-producing town is only interested in taking legal action against director Christopher Nolan and Warner Bros. Studios for the use of it's name.

Holy ridiculous lawsuits Batman! The town's mayor, Huseyin Kalkan told Variety Magazine, "There is only one Batman in the world. The American producers used the name of our city without informing us."

Funny that Kalkan would find an issue with that now, seeing as Batman has been around for more than a century.

Kalkan also claims the use high-profile use of the small town's name has caused emotional distress among Batman's inhabitants, which has led to several unsolved murders and a high suicide rate.

A rep for WB claims the studio has yet to receive an official lawsuit from the town.

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