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Old 08-27-2013, 07:16 PM   #115
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Default Re: The Official Batman (1989) Thread - Part 4

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Originally Posted by regwec View Post
The story board Joker is a dead ringer for Willem Dafoe.
Odd that you mention it because in the 80's there was a comic periodical magazine called Comics Scene (sort of like Wizard) that had articles of upcoming movies/TV/comics and in an article about Batman '89 there's a mention that Willem Dafoe, James Woods and even Ray Liotta were being considered for the Joker.

Hell I think even today Dafoe and pull off an older Dark Knight Returns Joker.

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