With the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, five-year-old Miles Scott stole our hearts when he fulfilled his dream of becoming Batman for a day. The trailer for the upcoming documentary Batkid Begins takes us behind the scenes of the day that San Francisco became Gotham City and Miles became a hero.
After he saved San Francisco, the young hero known as Batkid inspired a documentary about 5-year-old Miles Scott's exploits both fighting crime and battling cancer. Now Hollywood megastar Julia Roberts has bought the rights to Batkid Begins with plans to make it a major feature film, so start stockpiling kleenex now.
This week in crowdfunding, we have two documentaries for your financial consideration: one about San Francisco's boy hero Batkid and one about the people behind D&D. Plus, there's a Neil Gaiman off-Broadway play and a beautiful art book featuring diverse fantasy women.
We've told you plenty about Miles, a.k.a. Batkid, the amazing 5-year-old who, despite battling cancer since he was only two, saved San Francisco last November. Now you can watch his superheroic exploits in this 10-minute video, which will not only yank violently on your heartstring, but probably renew your faith in…
When the Penguin and the Riddler invaded San Francisco last November, causing havock, robbing banks, and kidnapping the Giant's beloved mascot Lou Seal, the SFPD called in the only person that could stop them: Batkid.