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Old 09-01-2013, 10:59 PM   #476
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They're biggest ********ters around.

I love how they claimed Tyler Hoechlin was being considered (which was crap because Affleck was cast at the beginning of the year)
Then they turn around and say, once they hear Batman is to be older, that the source now said Tyler was off...Because he was too young all of a sudden....****ing hilarious.

They appear legit. ..but this mysterious source they have, who is never directly quoted, is pretty BS himself. ...if he exists

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Old 09-01-2013, 11:01 PM   #477
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I am so for either Dalton or Brosnan being Alfred. But I want them with really gray hair or to go bald/balding, and I am not sure if either would.

Here is a WAY left field choice... BRIAN BLESSED anyone?
I think Dalton's got Brosnan beat there.

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Old 09-01-2013, 11:07 PM   #478
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I think Dalton's got Brosnan beat there.

Getting Dalton to go full on Picard would be strange cuz he looks like Stewart's younger bro already.

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Old 09-01-2013, 11:21 PM   #479
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Getting Dalton to go full on Picard would be strange cuz he looks like Stewart's younger bro already.
That would weird indeed. That would be like casting John Cusack and Alan Rickman in the same movie together. Oh wait......it was called "The Butler."

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That would weird indeed. That would be like casting John Cusack and Alan Rickman in the same movie together. Oh wait......it was called "The Butler."

I am surprised Rickman is not mentioned more often. By Grapthar's Hammer!!

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Old 09-01-2013, 11:49 PM   #481
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Alan Rickman is a top choice of mine haha. But Dalton is currently my #1.

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Old 09-14-2013, 10:21 AM   #482
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I'm leaning more towards John Hurt now for the role


Alfred, imo, should be just as tired and weary as Bruce is as Batman. But with one exception. Using his humour in doses, just to brighten his last few remaining years.

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Old 09-14-2013, 02:51 PM   #483
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Getting Dalton to go full on Picard would be strange cuz he looks like Stewart's younger bro already.
Dalton's doesn't need to do that. His current amount of hair loss is perfect for the character. Just have him grow back the stashe from Hot Fuzz and we are good to go.

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Old 09-14-2013, 06:43 PM   #484
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Realistically, does the idea of a Butler still exist? In suit, yes sir, no sir, three bags full sir?

I'd much rather they go with the story that Thomas Wayne hired a friend, with a military background to 'look' after the family whilst he is away and to also be in charge of security, drivers, food etc etc - general father figure.

They get murdered, he automatically get's custody.

I just can't see a Butler being hired in the early 80's and they have that 'special' bond to make him god parent/next of kin - it's a different world than when Batman was created.

I want Alfred to wear a casual suit, no penguin suit with tails - i wanna see him old and tired, but knows his waya round a car (bat mobile) stealth and recce (bat cave ops) but also can lay a delightful afernoon tea - butler duties.

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Rich people still have butlers. I mean, have you seen Fresh Prince?

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Old 09-14-2013, 07:25 PM   #486
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I have a question.

Are there any comics written primarily about and for Alfred Pennyworth?

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Old 09-14-2013, 08:18 PM   #487
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Old 09-15-2013, 04:58 AM   #488
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I love Alan Arkin. I would have no problem with that.

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Old 09-15-2013, 11:29 AM   #489
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If we're talking left field choices, I'd go with James Cromwell. He's already shown he can do a English Accent in The Queen , and he's also got the dry humor and care taker part, yet you could also believe the guy was a bad ass in a prior life.

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Dalton's doesn't need to do that. His current amount of hair loss is perfect for the character. Just have him grow back the stashe from Hot Fuzz and we are good to go.
This!

When people suggest him, I immediately think of his Hot Fuzz look.

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If we're talking left field choices, I'd go with James Cromwell. He's already shown he can do a English Accent in The Queen , and he's also got the dry humor and care taker part, yet you could also believe the guy was a bad ass in a prior life.
I'm liking that. He can obviously be bad ass....but from Babe, he's also gentle and fatherly (even if it was a pig )

I like it

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Old 09-15-2013, 11:51 AM   #492
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Until i see someone better, Farmer Hoggett is my top choice


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Cromwell wouldn't be a bad Hugo Strange. No Alfred though.

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This!

When people suggest him, I immediately think of his Hot Fuzz look.

Still my top choice.

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He'd be great as Alfred!

Wouldn't he?

Cromwell singing If I Had Words to Bruce? No?

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Still my top choice.
Mine too.

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this one photo shows me that Ben Affleck will work as Bruce Wayne, a little rich kid, that the public assume is spoilt beyond belief, he is lost, that's all... he is guided by the exec's at wayne enterprises, all wanting a piece.. when all said and done, he has alfred in his life....

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Batman beast, Batman smash puny Superdude. Sorry, I read Hulk comics today.

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http://blog.zap2it.com/pop2it/2013/0...-superman.html

please be true please be true please for the love of god be true.

Dalton and Craig are tied at number 1 for 007 for me so having Dalton as Alfred would be awesome

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This hints there Is something to those rumors.

I just hope they don't change alfred too much.

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