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Old 07-28-2013, 02:31 PM   #26
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Simon Callow for a deadpan Alfred like in Batman: TAS.

Timothy Dalton for more the former MI6-type Alfred.
Both great suggestions.

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Old 07-28-2013, 02:41 PM   #27
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Old 07-28-2013, 02:46 PM   #28
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Does he even act anymore? Lol

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Plummer would keel over while filming. Guy's 83.

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Old 07-28-2013, 02:49 PM   #31
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You stay the f**k outta here, Rodrigo. This ain't your turf, punk!

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It is now

You gotta pay the troll toll to get into this boy's hole.

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How much?

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Dammit, Rodrigo. I forget how much you go along with jokes. You're supposed to be disturbed! Okay, you seem mentally deranged enough already. Welllllcome.

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Old 07-28-2013, 03:08 PM   #37
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Does he even act anymore? Lol
He was in Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows. And if you are looking for the quintessential British gentleman (which seems to be how Alfred is usually depicted now) then look no further

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Old 07-28-2013, 06:31 PM   #38
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I like this Hugh Laurie suggestion. I can dig it.

I want a different take from what we've seen with Gough and Cain in the last two series.

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Old 07-28-2013, 06:51 PM   #39
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Controversial Opinion Time: I like Caine but he wasn't playing Alfred, Aflred to me.

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Old 07-28-2013, 07:01 PM   #40
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Controversial Opinion Time: I like Caine but he wasn't playing Alfred, Aflred to me.
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Old 07-28-2013, 07:04 PM   #41
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I like the Hugh Laurie suggestion.

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Old 07-28-2013, 07:07 PM   #42
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Bill Nighy all the way - just look at him in 'about time' trailer
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T7A810duHvw

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Old 07-28-2013, 07:44 PM   #43
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I'm actually all kinds of intrigued by the Dalton suggestion, that could actually be really awesome.

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Old 07-28-2013, 07:48 PM   #44
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back in the old days, I truly believe gary oldman could've been ****ing perfect as the joker.

but atleast we got a perfect Gordon out of him , so I guess it didn't turn out that bad.
not gonna lie, the weirdest part about having a new batman franchise for me will be not having Oldman as Gordon.

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Old 07-28-2013, 08:40 PM   #45
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How so?
I thought that too.. i always imagined alfred as being, well, to put it crudely, posh! Like an ex army major, that was used more of a body guard to the Wayne Snrs than anything else - he was there to assist, be a father figure when Bruce was alone in the house - perhaps he knew his father well and over time a bond was created and hence, he was written in as god parent/next of kin etc

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Old 07-28-2013, 08:44 PM   #46
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Who ever gets the role, should be cast as a minder/personal assistant rather than a black tie/suit wearing butler - times have changed.

I still want Bill Nighy, 2nd choice be Dalton - think Brosnan would be too distracting - i always liked him as Bond and would be wanting him to save the day

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Old 07-28-2013, 08:46 PM   #47
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Alfred dies in this movie during the first scene. They never show his face.

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Old 07-29-2013, 12:02 PM   #49
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Timothy Dalton would be so awesome as Alfred. Although the idea of Stephen Fry as Alfred does have a certain appeal haha. He was great as Jeeves

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