Scene: A few dozen management types sit in front of a speaker.
"Now, in the previous Batman game, the Joker died, and the voice actor said he won't do this game. Given all that, do we have any ideas for the main villain of our next game?"
All hands go up
"Do we have any ideas that aren't the Joker?"
All but one hand goes down
"Yes, you have an idea that isn't the Joker?"
"Well, sort of. I was thinking we could do the Joker?"
Ten hours later...
"So, anyone that isn't the Joker?"