Originally Posted by James_Smith
Having said that, though, I'm not sure why they didn't just use the fabric cowl which was attached to his costume and clearly visible
in the film? It must have been for aesthetic reasons (although I can't imagine it looking any worse than what we got...)
if that's true then the trade off simply was not worth it imo.
personally i don't see how the helmet he ended up with would be any more comfortable to act in than one with exposed ears and or a chin strap.