Keaton uttered those words in Tim Burton’s Batman from 1989 and its 1992 sequel Batman Returns . I’ve got two words that I want you all to remember. I’ve got two words that I want you all to remember,” he said. “They’re very important, and if I leave you with anything, I’m going to leave you with these two words. Warren presented a plaque to Keaton as a "thank you" for serving as commencement speaker.
Another iconic role Keaton’s famous for playing — Beetlejuice — might be making his big return in a long-anticipated sequel, also from Burton. I’ve got two words that I want you all to remember. They're very important, and if I leave you with anything, I'm going to leave you with these two words. Keaton has taken on many diverse roles over the years from Beetlejuice to last year's Spider-Man: Homecoming , but a lot of fans still only see him as Batman , which obviously isn't such a bad thing.
And those two words are: I'm Batman ." Keaton's two words received thunderous applause from the students, faculty, and family in attendance. Speaking of Beetlejuice , a possible sequel has been talked about for years and could actually end up happening in the future with a new script in development. Though he hasnt put on the costume in 30 years Keaton still knows hes the Dark Knight we need.
Michael Keaton portrayed the Caped Crusader on the big screen for the first time in Tim Burton's Batman in 1989 and then again in 1992's Batman Returns. For now, Keaton is the king of the graduating class of 2018 at Kent State University, his alma mater. But hearing Keaton say those magic words was like taking me back in time to an age when everything was bright and shiny and when I would jump off the bed with a blanket as a cape.
Yahoo!-ABC News Network | © 2018 ABC News Internet Ventures. Michael Keaton attended Kent State University for 2 years and was asked to speak to the class of 2018, even though he dropped out before he could graduate. When news first spread about Keaton taking on the role, many were skeptical, but all of those doubts were erased once the movie was released. As far as commencement speeches go, Keaton's is going to be a tough one to beat this year, unless Jack Nicholson decides to pop out and reference some Joker dialogue from 1989's Batman .
Keaton could have gone the more dramatic route and yelled “Beetlejuice! This is what we hope a live-action Justice League film will be. The renowned actor returned to his alma mater to deliver the commencement speech at the school's graduation ceremony on May 12. Only a few short seconds of Keaton's speech have popped up online, but they are an important few seconds, especially for fans of Batman .
Parts of Michael Keaton's commencement speech have popped up online and you can check out the best part below, thanks to Todd Spence's Twitter account. He did not return to the role when Joel Schumacher took over directing duties, with the role passing to Val Kilmer . Beetlejuice!” at the Class of 2018 crowd during Saturday’s ceremony. We don't spend time with individual origin stories, because we don't need to.