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83-Steelers-43
08-02-2006, 04:28 PM
WTF? Heath Ledger as the Joker? Bad, bad move in my opinion. That's like putting Napolean Dynomite in a mafia movie or making George Clooney batman....oh, wait...nevermind....

Jack Nicholson, we miss you.


Heath Ledger to Play the Joker
Tuesday, August 01, 2006
By Sara Stewart

I wish I could quit you, Batman.

"Brokeback Mountain" star Heath Ledger will swap his spurs and saddle for whiteface and a twisted leer to play Batman arch villain the Joker, Warner Bros. announced Monday.

The sequel to last year's "Batman Begins" will be titled "The Dark Knight," and is slated to go into production early next year, the studio said.


In addition to Ledger, the film will reportedly see the return of Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne, Michael Caine as Alfred the butler and Gary Oldman as Lt. James Gordon.

Internet speculation has run wild over the past year on the subject of what director Christopher Nolan will do to follow up his first "Batman," said by many critics to be the best of the Batman films.

In addition to the Joker, there could be another casting announcement on the horizon: The Batman fan site batman-on-film.com mentions Philip Seymour Hoffman may be in talks to play the Penguin.

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,206553,00.html

83-Steelers-43
08-02-2006, 04:33 PM
There's only one Joker......

http://content.answers.com/main/content/wp/en/thumb/b/bf/180px-Jokermovie.jpg

tony hipchest
08-02-2006, 04:34 PM
its been a while... i forget how great a movie the 1st batman was. im trying to think who coulda been cast as a better young joker. matt damon? dicapprio?

83-Steelers-43
08-02-2006, 04:36 PM
its been a while... i forget how great a movie the 1st batman was. im trying to think who coulda been cast as a better young joker. matt damon? dicapprio?

Matt Damon wouldn't be so bad.

I wouldn't mind seeing Edward Norton play the part.

Anybody but Heath Ledger. He has the big grin already, but I just can't see him playing the part of a villian. Plus I'm not a big fan of his acting abilities to begin with.

tony hipchest
08-02-2006, 04:39 PM
edward norton would be intriguing. i bet hed pull it off great.

augustashark
08-02-2006, 04:40 PM
There's only one Joker......

http://content.answers.com/main/content/wp/en/thumb/b/bf/180px-Jokermovie.jpg


You forgot about this joker

http://magooffl.com/images/carson%20palmer.jpg

83-Steelers-43
08-02-2006, 05:15 PM
Carson................The Joker or Catwoman? lol.

Black@Gold Forever32
08-02-2006, 05:15 PM
Heath Ledger as the Joker is a complete joke. Very bad idea. Nobody can match Jack as the Joker. He was great in that role.

Koopa
08-02-2006, 05:19 PM
ok, that's stupid, so they are basically making the other movies pointless?? ah well, that's why i've always liked spiderman and superman, at least they have powers, they ain't a rich dude that has a cave and shit at the bottom of their house lol

BlackNGold203
08-02-2006, 05:42 PM
There's only one Joker......

http://content.answers.com/main/content/wp/en/thumb/b/bf/180px-Jokermovie.jpg

Mentioning Heath Ledger in the same sentence with Jack Nicholson is blasphemy...

I loved Batman Begins...but couldnt they come up with someone better as the Joker?

dhosmer
08-02-2006, 05:50 PM
I think that you guys are forgetting that Heath Ledger is playing the Joker, not necessarily Jack Nicholson's Joker. This is Christopher Nolan's Batman, and like Batman Begins, it will be a much darker film, and I think that Ledger will do a great job as that darker Joker.

MattsMe
08-02-2006, 06:28 PM
There's only one Joker......

http://content.answers.com/main/content/wp/en/thumb/b/bf/180px-Jokermovie.jpg

:iagree: Brokeback Batman, what a joke.

tony hipchest
08-02-2006, 06:39 PM
this wont be the 1st "batcave" heath has infiltrated.

(yes, a reach, but still worth a chuckle :chuckle: )

MattsMe
08-02-2006, 07:13 PM
This just in: An inside source has just leaked an artist's rendition of the latest Batman costume.

http://www.alt1040.com/uploads/gaybatman.jpg

tony hipchest
08-02-2006, 07:18 PM
This just in: An inside source has just leaked an artist's rendition of the latest Batman costume.

http://www.alt1040.com/uploads/gaybatman.jpg

:sofunny: :rofl: :sofunny:

thats just wrong. maybe lance bass can sing the title track.

83-Steelers-43
08-02-2006, 09:13 PM
I think that you guys are forgetting that Heath Ledger is playing the Joker, not necessarily Jack Nicholson's Joker. This is Christopher Nolan's Batman, and like Batman Begins, it will be a much darker film, and I think that Ledger will do a great job as that darker Joker.

I'm well aware of the fact that Jack Nicholson is not playing the joker. But don't you think they could find somebody better than Heath Ledger? I mean really. Heath Ledger? I guess he reaches out to the female/teenager audience. It's just sad that they are ruining the Batman series in the process.

dhosmer
08-02-2006, 10:00 PM
Ruining the Batman series? Ledger is going to deliver. He was excellent in Lords of Dogtown, and that's not exactly for your female/teenager audience. He has more acting chops than most people give him credit for.

83-Steelers-43
08-02-2006, 10:02 PM
If you say so. To each their own.

83-Steelers-43
08-02-2006, 10:03 PM
This just in: An inside source has just leaked an artist's rendition of the latest Batman costume.

http://www.alt1040.com/uploads/gaybatman.jpg

LOL.........Heath should play Robin if anybody. Green tights.

83-Steelers-43
08-02-2006, 10:07 PM
THE NEW BATMAN

http://dojak.net/blogpix/homo.jpg

Koopa
08-02-2006, 10:12 PM
well i think batman begins sucked ass so i guess if they are gonna stay in that direction this new batman series is gonna suck. ah well just as long as they don't make spiderman and superman like this boring bullshit all will be good lol

83-Steelers-43
08-02-2006, 10:19 PM
I loved Batman Begins...but couldnt they come up with someone better as the Joker?

Same here. It was nice to see them bounce back after the George Clooney showing of Batman. I enjoyed Batman Begins almost as much as I enjoyed the first Batman.

dhosmer
08-03-2006, 05:27 PM
THE NEW BATMAN

http://dojak.net/blogpix/homo.jpg

haha, i can't help but laugh on that one.