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TheCaterpillar
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re: The next Batman: The Hollywood hunt begins for a new Caped Crusader
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I think Hammer could work. He does give off a Boy Scout type vibe though



For sure. But I think the right script and director can make him dark and brooding like Batman should be.



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Fewer Kilometers
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re: The next Batman: The Hollywood hunt begins for a new Caped Crusader
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I think Hammer could work. He does give off a Boy Scout type vibe though

After seeing him as The Red Menace in Man from U.N.C.L.E. and as the pedophile in Call Me By Your Name, he can play roles far from being a Boy Scout.


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GoCrazyAuburn
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re: The next Batman: The Hollywood hunt begins for a new Caped Crusader
Give me this please:



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YumYum Sauce
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re: The next Batman: The Hollywood hunt begins for a new Caped Crusader
idris elba


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ell_13
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re: The next Batman: The Hollywood hunt begins for a new Caped Crusader
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Out of all of the problems with BvS and Justice League, Ben Affleck is near the bottom of the list
That doesn't mean he wasn't bad in the role.

But you make a fair point. Who would have really been good with that script?


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Green Chili Tiger
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re: The next Batman: The Hollywood hunt begins for a new Caped Crusader
I thought Affleck was great as Batman.

As far as pontential (younger) replacements, I would say:

Jake Gyllenhal
Oscar Issac
Ben Barnes
Richard Madden
Armie Hammer
Charlie Cox

could all be great choices.


ipodking
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re: The next Batman: The Hollywood hunt begins for a new Caped Crusader
Here we go with another stereotypical white male as Batman. Why not make a statement and hire a person of color to play the role? #RepresentationMatters


Green Chili Tiger
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re: The next Batman: The Hollywood hunt begins for a new Caped Crusader
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Here we go with another stereotypical white male as Batman. Why not make a statement and hire a person of color to play the role? #RepresentationMatters


Why are you gender biased.

Laverne Cox is the clear choice.


ipodking
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re: The next Batman: The Hollywood hunt begins for a new Caped Crusader
You’re absolutely correct

I’ll go play in traffic now
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re: The next Batman: The Hollywood hunt begins for a new Caped Crusader
There's definitely some in the media pushing for a black actor. Daniel Kaluuyas name is always brought up.


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SSpaniel
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re: The next Batman: The Hollywood hunt begins for a new Caped Crusader
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There's definitely some in the media pushing for a black actor.


But Batman is white.


Loaner1231
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re: The next Batman: The Hollywood hunt begins for a new Caped Crusader
I believe Marvel prevents actors in their films from appearing in the DCU. This may just be the heroes from the MCU though.

Oscar Issac is wayyyy to short. We don't need another tiny Batman. Which is why I'm firmly in the Hammer camp. Ben Barnes is close being 6'1", but he'll definitely need to hop on the juice.


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CarRamrod
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re: The next Batman: The Hollywood hunt begins for a new Caped Crusader
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Any sucky Ben moments were due to the script or plot. He was the most imposing Batman outside of the DCAU.


i agreee. i really liked him.


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Brosef Stalin
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Member since Dec 2011
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re: The next Batman: The Hollywood hunt begins for a new Caped Crusader
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"The best choice would be someone who is perhaps somewhat known or recognized, but not overexposed or an A-list household name and would thus bring a fresh perspective to the iconic role,"

Here's a dark horse candidate, Scott Adkins. He's got the size, the look, the action skills, not the best actor though. Apparently he made an audition tape recently.

LINK


LSUDonMCO
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re: The next Batman: The Hollywood hunt begins for a new Caped Crusader
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But Batman is white


RACIST!!!!


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Loaner1231
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re: The next Batman: The Hollywood hunt begins for a new Caped Crusader
5' 10", meh. Dude is jacked though. I guess at 42 they can de-age him enough with make-up to make him a young Bats.


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Muthsera
Florida Fan
Member since Jun 2017
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re: The next Batman: The Hollywood hunt begins for a new Caped Crusader
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Idris Elba


Been hoping for this for over 5 years.

Will never happen.

The most important part of casting is to get someone who can nail both Bruce Wayne and Batman. Keaton and Kilmer have done the best at that.
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Loaner1231
LSU Fan
Member since Jan 2016
2066 posts

re: The next Batman: The Hollywood hunt begins for a new Caped Crusader
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Idris Elba


Been hoping for this for over 5 years.

Will never happen.


Thank god. Only someone who isn't a fan of Batman would hope for this.
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Muthsera
Florida Fan
Member since Jun 2017
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re: The next Batman: The Hollywood hunt begins for a new Caped Crusader
Batman is far and away my favorite superhero. Elba has the range to play both Bruce and Batman.

Only a retard would dismiss it.


keakar
Member since Jan 2017
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re: The next Batman: The Hollywood hunt begins for a new Caped Crusader
in keeping with current trends in hollywood and its PC dominated brain trusts

the new batman will instead be renamed as the caped crusader and the actor will have to be played by a black woman, preferable a black lesbian woman


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