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Casting main Batman villains

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Daniel day lewis

Joker



Let's face it, Heath Ledger did a great job as Joker, but he wasn't the "Joker" Joker, he was more like "Nolan type of characters" Joker.
Daniel Day-Lewis is brilliant actor and he has the physical appearance of the Joker, and that's why he is my first choice for this part.

Nolan's Joker is a fascinating character, but Gotham deserves the Joker as it was originaly designed.


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Edward Nygma/The Riddler



David Hyde Pierce has the looks of somone with superior intellect, he has the ability to play psychopathic roles and above all he can be funny and serious simultaneously, and that's why he is my choice for this part.

After Jim Carrey, you just can't go wrong...
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Harvey Dent/Two-Face



Michael Fassbender is one of the most underrated actors.
He is briliant and he has the ability to play this kind of characters.
Above all, I allways imagined Harvey Dent like Michel, and that's why he is my choice for this part.

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Dr. Harleen Frances Quinzel/Harley Quinn



Ah, Helena. She is my favourite actress.
She has a physical appearance of Harley Quinn, and she is my only choice for this part. I just love her.
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Pamela Lillian Isley/Poison Ivy



Let's face it, she is a brilliant actress and she is most definitely hot enough for this part. After seeing her in a role of Galadriel it hit me: "she can be mysterious, she has the looks, she can be seductive, she is just perfect for Ivy" And of course, after Uma Thurman, you just can't go wrong...
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Roman Sionis/Black Mask



Actor that will play Roman Sionis must be a bit older because Roman was friend of Thomas Wayne, he must seem welthy, he must look smart and he must pull off the part of an underground crime lord.

Kevin Spacey is a brilliant actor, one of my very favorites, and I think that he is most suitable for this part.
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Dr. Jonathan Crane/Scarecrow



No particular reason. I just always imagined Dr. Crane as Joaquin...
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Selina Kyle/Catwoman



Michelle Pfeiffer did a brilliant job. She set up almost unreachable standard. If anyone has the ability to break that standard, it's Kate Beckinsale...
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Ra's al Ghul



I always thought that he could do a lot better than Liam Neeson. He certainly looks more like Ra's...
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Victor Zsasz



He always seemed to me like the most logical choice for Zsasz.
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Hugo Strange



What to say? Hugo for Hugo... :D
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Bane



I have trust in Nolan's judgment...
You can't say that Hardy is not good...
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Jason Todd/Red Hood



I think that he is suitable to play Robin, and since Jason Todd (the second robin) is actually Red Hood he must also be suiatble for that part...
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Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot/Penguin



Tim Burton created a brilliant character, but also disgusting one. I couldn't stand DeVito's penguin.
I think that Philip could be the penguin as it sholuld be...
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Arthur Brown/Cluemaster



Cluemaster was not yet put on a screen, so there is no one to compare my choice with...
I guess physical resemblance should be enough...
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Floyd Lawton/Deadshot



He did the Bullseye pretty well, I would like to see him as Deadshot next...
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Garfield Lynns/Firefly



Not a well known villain. I'm not even sure why i picked Snipes. He just poped on my mind... :D
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Julian Gregory Day/Calendar Man



I allways pictured Calendar Man to look a bit like dr. Evil... :D :p
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Dr. Thomas Elliot/Hush



Knowing that he was Bruce Wayne's childhood friend, he would have to be same age as Bruce himself. Eric Bana is the most logical choice to many people, so I have also accepted him as such... :D
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Basil Karlo/Clayface



It's quite simple actually....
He is big enough and he has a bit messed up face... :D
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Waylon Jones/Killer Croc



After seeing him in underworld, I thought: "he is made for Killer Croc".
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Jervis Tetch/Mad Hatter



If you have to ask why, you must be blind...
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Maxie Zeus



Maxie Zeus is one of the worst batman villains, but Jeff could make him intersesting...
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Dr. Victor Fries/Mr. Freeze



Arnold wasn't as bad as people think he was. Main problem in Batman & Robin was scenario. (C'mon, after you look at George Clooney, Uma Thurman, Alicia Silverstone and Jeep Swenson, you realize that Arnold Schwarzenegger was a brightspot of the movie.) He isn't Mr. Freeze as I imagined him to be, but he could pull it off quite nicely.
About Freeze as I see him: Ben Kingsley, Ben Kingsley, Ben Kingsley and only Ben Kingsley...
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Lonnie Machin/Anarky



Yes, I know that Anarky is just a kid, but for my movie, I would change this character a bit.
Hugh Laurie is perfect for "Anarky as he should be by my opinion".
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Thomas Blake/Catman



Who could compete with Selina Kyle if not Jeremy... :D
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Curt Calhoun/Prometheus



My only choice for this part...
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Simon Hurt



Fantastic actor...
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Arnold Wesker/Ventriloquist



Buscemi wanted to be a ventriloquist as a child, and I would be more than delighted to make his dream come true.
He most certainly has the face for it...
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Solomon Grundy



If you have to ask, look at the picture again...
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Mark Desmond/Blockbuster



He pulled off Hulk, he can pull of Blockbuster...
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Warren White/Great White Shark



Let's see. Both of them are badass, and physical resemblance is nonnegligible...
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Alberto Falcone



Joseph is fine actor, but this choice is based simply on physical resemblance...
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Talia al Ghul



If you have to ask why, don't expect the answer.
I think it's obvious enough. She is my only choice...
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Carmine Falcone



Ian McKellen as Falcone? Why not?
Tom Wilkinson did a great job, but I think that Ian is a bit more suitable...
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I'm going to list some of the main batman villains and people who should play them by my opinion.... :)

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Posted: 4 years, 6 months ago at Aug 13 19:04
nice job
Posted: 4 years, 2 months ago at Nov 28 1:04
Andy Serkis as the Mad Hatter. YES!
Posted: 4 years, 1 month ago at Dec 21 11:00
I never though there was a " Catman ". It made my day. xD
Great list, by the way. :)
All your choices look like the original. ^^
Posted: 4 years, 1 month ago at Dec 22 6:47
You get my vote for Helena alone! Great descriptions and I think any director planning to make more Batman installments should refer to this list!

I have doubts on Mr. Freeze though...
Posted: 4 years, 1 month ago at Dec 22 15:48
I pictured Heather Graham as Harley Quinn. Blonde, bubbly, able to play completely over the edge nuts. She scared the daylights out of me in Austin Powers 2.
Posted: 4 years, 1 month ago at Dec 22 20:06
Great ideas!
Posted: 4 years ago at Jan 21 20:53
I think Michael Fassbender has smile like Joker :)
Posted: 3 years, 8 months ago at May 28 12:24
Total AGREEMENT on Bane. hardy is brilliant, have you seen Bronson?
But I totally disagree with the whole Joker/Scarcrow thing. I thought Ledger and Murphy were perfect for the roles.
I could agree on the fact that Ledger was more Nolan less comic book villain.
But they were still great.
But if I did choose a Joker, I thought I may have put RDJ in the role or he may be good as 2 face, IDK... What do you think?
Posted: 3 years, 3 months ago at Nov 3 20:48
Wow. Terrible job here. Why would you choose Hugo Weaving as Hugo Strange or Colin Farrell as Deadshot? Why pick actors who have ALREADY played other superheroes or supervillians? That's just stupid. Isnt it bad enough that people like Ryan Reynolds have already been Deadpool, Green Lantern, and now Batman? There are others actors out there, who havent been in a comicbook film, who would probably do a better job than most of these you have picked. Lou Ferrigno was the Hulk. Leave it at that.
Posted: 3 years, 3 months ago at Nov 3 20:49
Also, your choice for Joker is horrible. Crispin Glover would be much better. Actually, anyone would be better than Daniel Day Lewis.

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