There were a ton of amazing trailers for Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight Trilogy, but if his brother and co-writer Jonathan Nolan had his way, at least one of them would’ve included the song “Paint It Black” by The Rolling Stones.

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“I worked in the movies for years with my brother and he was never very keen on using popular music. Which I totally get,” Nolan explained during a reddit AMA a few months back. “But I would always have suggestions and thoughts for what music we could be using,” he added

“One example — I tried for ten years to convince Chris [Nolan] to do a trailer for one of our Batman films using Paint it Black. It’s an iconic song, and it’s been used before, and I understood why he wasn’t interested.”

Last month, the YouTube channel “New Rockstars” caught wind of Nolan’s comments, and decided to take matters into their own hands. They cut together a trailer for the Dark Knight Trilogy to the song “Paint it Black”. Check it out below.

Do you think a classic song like “Paint it Black” would have fit in a Dark Knight Trilogy trailer? Or do you think Christopher Nolan made the right choice ignoring his brother’s suggestion? Let me know in the comments below.

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