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swagsurfin7
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re: Orlando Bloom to be the next Batman? (Plus Idris Elba debate)

Do not want.


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TH03
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Idris Elba as the first black Batman.


would see it 30 times in theater.


Byron Bojangles III
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re: Orlando Bloom to be the next Batman? (Plus Idris Elba debate)
Just start a Blackman trilogy


Sentrius
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RonBurgundy
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re: Orlando Bloom to be the next Batman? (Plus Idris Elba debate)
There are several of great black heroes...why bother making white heroes black? Is it because some audiences (black people included) won't support a lesser known commodity and prefer the brand label?

fricking Iron Man was a b-lister and Marvel turned him into their #2 commodity behind Spider-Man.

List of great black heroes, IMO:
Black Panther
Luke Cage
GL John Stewart
Falcon
Cyborg
Mister Terrific(my personal favorite)
Lightning
Static Shock
Firestrom (technically half black)
Monica Rambeau (she's an Avenger)
Bishop
Cloak
Steel (frick you he's a good character)


among many others..so with all of these roles out there, why make a white hero black?


To OP:
No to Bloom.

I'd rather Brolin than Bloom.





Augustus
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re: Orlando Bloom to be the next Batman? (Plus Idris Elba debate)
Anthony Mackie is playing Falcon in the next Captain America movie. Hopefully he's popular enough to warrant a spin-off of his own, as I've always liked Mackie and think he could be a great leading man in a comic movie.


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Fleur De Lethal
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re: Orlando Bloom to be the next Batman? (Plus Idris Elba debate)
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Mister Terrific(my personal favorite)


Idris would be perfect for this. Love the character too.


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Fox Mulder
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re: Orlando Bloom to be the next Batman? (Plus Idris Elba debate)
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Black Panther
Luke Cage
GL John Stewart
Falcon
Cyborg
Mister Terrific(my personal favorite)
Lightning
Static Shock
Firestrom (technically half black)
Monica Rambeau (she's an Avenger)
Bishop
Cloak
Steel (frick you he's a good character)


Trayvon Martin



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Josh Fenderman
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re: Orlando Bloom to be the next Batman? (Plus Idris Elba debate)
Seriously, the first two names that popped in my head after hearing the announcement at comic con and thinking a bit about The Dark Knight Returns were Josh Brolin and Idris Elba. I think Brolin is the best name I've heard out of all of them, but Elba would be badass if they went in that direction. I don't think it'll ever happen though.


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F machine
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re: Orlando Bloom to be the next Batman? (Plus Idris Elba debate)
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There are several of great black heroes...why bother making white heroes black? Is it because some audiences (black people included) won't support a lesser known commodity and prefer the brand label?



I get what you're saying, and I don't even necessarily disagree. I think making a white superhero black in a movie just for the sake of doing it is stupid. In this case though, I think it works. Elba is a big guy, smooth talker, distinguished. Except for the fact that he's black, he would fit perfectly imo.


Tigah32
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re: Orlando Bloom to be the next Batman? (Plus Idris Elba debate)
Terrible choice. Ever since troy I can't take that pussy seriously.


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RollTide1987
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In this case though, I think it works.


No…it really doesn't. Bruce Wayne is white. Bruce Wayne has always been white. What sense would it make to turn him black?


TreyAnastasio
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re: Orlando Bloom to be the next Batman? (Plus Idris Elba debate)
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What sense would it make to turn him black?


Why would it make any difference?


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F machine
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re: Orlando Bloom to be the next Batman? (Plus Idris Elba debate)
Why does it matter if he fits the role? It's not pertinent to his character that he is white.


RonBurgundy
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re: Orlando Bloom to be the next Batman? (Plus Idris Elba debate)
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I get what you're saying, and I don't even necessarily disagree. I think making a white superhero black in a movie just for the sake of doing it is stupid. In this case though, I think it works. Elba is a big guy, smooth talker, distinguished. Except for the fact that he's black, he would fit perfectly imo.




Cool. Make him Night Thrasher and lead the New Warriors.
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Night Thrasher's parent's were killed in front of him when he was very young. He started to hate lawbreakers, and began to train in the martial arts in order to punish them. He forgot about how his parents died and the face of their killer. He later learned that his parents had been killed as part of a plan orchestrated by an elderly Asian women named Tai. During the day, he ran the Taylor Foundation. By night, he trained and began to patrol the streets. Dwayne met two other vigilantes, Silhouette and Midnight's fire, and the three began to try to lessen the gang population in New York. Both vigilantes were the children of Dwayne's guardian, Andrew Chord.


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Sentrius
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re: Orlando Bloom to be the next Batman? (Plus Idris Elba debate)


TreyAnastasio
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re: Orlando Bloom to be the next Batman? (Plus Idris Elba debate)
What? To say batman, or any superhero cant be black because he always has been white is bull shite.


F machine
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re: Orlando Bloom to be the next Batman? (Plus Idris Elba debate)
More than just us think it's not a bad idea. A lot better than fricking Orlando bloom.


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Brosef Stalin
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re: Orlando Bloom to be the next Batman? (Plus Idris Elba debate)
Jason Statham would make a good Black Panther. I could see him as Blade too.


TreyAnastasio
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re: Orlando Bloom to be the next Batman? (Plus Idris Elba debate)
I dont know anything about Black Panther, but he isnt big enough to be blade.


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