It didn't have to be this way, Batman. You're going to lose a lot more money in all of this than what our modest offer was. We're quite ashamed to breathe the same air as you. We figured a pragmatic business such as yourselves would see and understand the benefits of cooperating with a reasonable and merciful entity like ourselves.
We're not quite done yet, though. We're calling you out: ABC, National Geographic, Fox, IFC, and of course Batman, still. There's more Batman on the feasting menu soon (in addition to the other studios, of course), but we'll get to that later.
This statement was released in text on Pastebin. What's the matter, TheDarkOverlord, couldn't hack into worldwide satellite feeds to broadcast your message simultaneously on every screen on earth, especially to gathering crowds in Times Square and to small-town folk huddled in front of TV displays in store front windows? Pfft. Amateurs. You guys think you're the Riddler, but you're the goddamn Cluemaster.
Their Twitter page is an even richer vein of horrendously cheesy melodramatic bad-guy-speak. They fall into two categories:
1) Threats written like the scene in every action movie in which the bad guy is trying to keep their cool despite their plan falling apart ...
2) Literary quotes and random highfalutin pontificating screenwriters love to have villains recite to make them seem like more than just run-of-the-mill madmen -- they're pretentious douchebag madmen ...
From Lolita, by Vladimir Nabokov.