If it comes to fruition, it would be a great casting get!
Back in June, I reported here on BOF that I had heard that Mr. Serkis was up for a role in THE BATMAN. I was told that it wouldn’t be a CGI/MoCap performance and no specific role was revealed. I speculated that it might be The Penguin, but also said he could play just about anyone — and anything (CGI Batmobile? HA!) — in THE BATMAN and he’d be awesome.
After that BOF report, things got quiet in regards to Mr. Serkis being part of THE BATMAN cast — mainly because he’s been tapped to direct VENOM 2. But it seems that things were still happening behind the scenes.
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Personally, I’d LOVE for this to happen as Mr. Serkis is a fantastic actor, but he’d also give us a different incarnation — and frankly younger (Serkis is 55 and Statham is 52) — Alfred Pennyworth on film.
So, what do y’all think of this potential casting? Would Andy Serkis make a great Alfred or not? It would awesome and yes he would, but post your thoughts in the comments section below!
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