A stroll into the archives re: Ledger casting

Discussion in 'The Dark Knight' started by Anita18, Dec 15, 2007.

  1. Anita18 DANCE FOR ME, FUNNY MAN!

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    I think some of you have mentioned that it would be fun seeing people's initial reactions to Heath being cast as Joker. Luckily this board has a very good search function, so I found the following threads in case you're bored (as I evidently am..)

    Heath Ledger to play the Joker?!
    //forums.superherohype.com/showthread.php?t=243200

    How do you think Heath Ledger will do as Joker?
    //forums.superherohype.com/showthread.php?t=253877

    Is Heath Ledger too young to play the Joker?
    //forums.superherohype.com/showthread.php?t=244283

    And these are just for the lulz:

    Is Nolan abusing his reputation?
    //forums.superherohype.com/showthread.php?t=243431

    Crispin Glover's dad reacts to Ledger as the Joker
    //forums.superherohype.com/showthread.php?t=249996

    I can't seem to find the initial thread where it was announced. I was expecting more "WTFOMGBBQ NO WAI" but I didn't see anything of that sort. Eh. The Crispin Glover's dad thread is definitely ridiculous though.
     
  2. Shoemeister srsly

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  3. Abaddon Watching

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    this should prove embarrassing.:)
     
  4. ActuallyRobin Registered

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    ahahahahahaha, those threads are too funny :)
     
  5. sasquatchs Registered

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    Aww, my comments aren't in there, no-one will beweeve me
     
  6. jimmy Registered

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    I thought I'd never seen an end to the "BrokeBat Batman" jokes, but what do you know!
     
  7. branwen The Doctor is in.

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    Hee hee, excellent idea for a thread, yo!
     
  8. MiniBond Nobody does it better....

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    WOOOW never saw that :shock :pal: :pal: :pal: that's hialrious !
     
  9. Axtech Registered

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    edit: double post
     
  10. Axtech Registered

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  11. bluedragon77 your my boy blue..

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    He totally contradicted himself(bruce glover) first he asks when have you ever seen heath ledger excited in a movie, hes a dopey faced guy, then he says sean penn would make a good joker, is he nuts, sean penn is so depressed in all his movies, and he would not make a good joker..
     
  12. sglass03 Registered

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    To be fair to many people, some posters knew Ledger was a good actor, but weren't sure how he'd fit into the part. I was one of them. I fully acknowledged that Ledger was talented (he probably should have won that Oscar for "Brokeback"), but the casting was so out of left-field, it was so weird, a lot of people didn't know how to react.

    Clearly, Ledger was right for the part. Though we haven't seen the whole role yet, if the trailer is any indication, he's nailed it.

    And, for the record, I was never for Crispin Glover. Yeah, he's Joker-ish, but he's also not that great of an actor. He'd ham it up worse than Romero. I was in Bettany's camp the whole way.
     
  13. stlblues84 Registered

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    lots of egg on faces in those posts, lol

    I know a lot has changed since then, but it's still funny to read.

    Chris Walken???!!!??? Bruce Glover, you're an idiot, lol
     
  14. Mr.E.Nygma Registered

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    Wow, amazin how Heath succeeded in changing public opinion! Those who hardly criticized him must have a shame feeling those days... lol
     
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    That's what I was thinking when I first saw the trailer. "In your face, non-believers!" :oldrazz: Then I read a lot of messages like: I had my doubts, but... Ledger convinced me in the trailer. That's great, IMHO.
     
  17. LegendaryCaleb Registered

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    wow the glovers dad interview thread is hilarious
     
  18. Ecstasy Por Que Serio?

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    All of those threads are :lmao:.
     
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    I forgot who it was but im think somebody had a sig that said "Schumaccher gave us bat-nipples, Nolan gave us heath-joker :csad: "
    God, even then i was pissed off. I mean what kind of closed-minded idiot thought that the joker was gonna be a gay stoic bland idiot, just because heath hasnt played a character like that! And because he was in brokeback mountain. And another thing, people werent stoked to hear that keaton was playing batman, but people are obsessed with him now. (Personally, i prefer Kevin COnroy and Bale, but to each his own.)

    I wonder what this guy has to say now a days:
    http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=r1VEl2Uh5jI
    http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=9R20FKzcPRY
    (pardon me, i dont know how to embed youtube videos)
     
  20. CARNAGE-COMETH Registered

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    Not NEARLY enough! The worst offenders/idiots need to be reposted here, in order to be truly and properly humiliated. Hopefully, this will curb their tendency to post without the benefit of thought.

    Or maybe not. But trot 'em out, anyway.
     
  22. The Guard Registered

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    You know, we could dig back into pre-BEGINS threads for some of your all's gems, I'll bet...
     
  23. Mr.E.Nygma Registered

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    hahahahaha! and yet...it's a seriously great idea! Let's start in alphabetical order, lol
     
  24. Magic Griffin ...six?!?!

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    jesus c on a bike!! that blokes voice is the vocal equivelant of scratching your nails down a black board... what a tube!
     
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    You're delightfully evil Anita... I love it! :D
     

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