Why didn't Michael Caine dye his hair and get a mustache?

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  1. tamron Registered

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    I'm not complaining, I was just curious if there was ever a reason given as to why Michael Caine didn't look more like comic Alfred. It's not like he can't pull the look off.


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  2. zer00 Registered

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    My best guess?



    Because
     
  3. Stringer CHAMPS AGAIN!

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    cause they didnt want him to?
     
  4. Two-Face Harvey Dent

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    He doesn't look cool with a mustache.
     
  5. The Chairman Pimps' Main Prophet

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    Does it matter?
     
  6. Macphisto Registered

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    There was already far too much facial hair in the movie. Gordon, Fox, Ras, Ducard, Flass, Rachel ;)
     
  7. Two-Face Harvey Dent

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    Rachel? hahaha! LOL!
     
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    Michael Caine doesn't have to do anything he doesn't want to.

    Michael Caine owns you.
     
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    Because at his age if he did he would look like the Pringle man falling on hard times
     
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    What I don't get is why he didn't at LEAST dye his hair for the scenes when Bruce was a kid.

    --dk7
     
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    cuz he's michael caine :up: end of discussion..lol
     
  12. Two-Face Harvey Dent

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    Yes Micheal Caine owns you all.
     
  13. zer00 Registered

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    He was more blonde.

    But he seemed to be already pretty old then in the story. So...grey hair doesn't get greyer
     
  14. deathfromabove Registered

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    the same reason bruce's dad wasnt a mustache wearing alpha male, the bamobile didnt have fins and there was no yellow oval on bat's chest. nolan wanted his version to stand apart from what had gone before. he wanted to reference the look of the comics as little as possible.

    btw, i thought bruce's dad was perfect and caine as alfred was brilliant.
     
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    Comic Alfred has a mustache?
     
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    Thomas Wayne was brilliant. Where'd they get that guy? He was a perfect dad for Bale. I saw a resemblence.
     
  17. Cats Hot-blooded Feline

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    He made me forget that Alfred was supposed to have a moustache.
     
  18. ChrisBaleBatman Legendary Hero

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    Cause he's the Goddamn Michael Caine.
     
  19. Lead Cenobite Exquisitely Empty

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    He's like Jimmy Olsen. Jimmy's really a redhead, but he's always dark haired in the live action movies and shows. Live action Alfred always has white hair.
     
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    It was a bit strange that he looked almost exactly the same in the flashback scenes as he did in later ones. Alfred is described in the novelization as being sixty-something by the time Bruce becomes Batman, so that would make him forty-something when the Waynes were killed. Yet, aside from a slight change in hair color, he looks exactly the same after twenty years have supposedly elapsed.
    Minor issue. Michael Caine still owns.
     
  21. DaRkVeNgeanCe An Epic Film Guy

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    what are you, ******ed?
     
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    Why? Because he thinks that people age in 20 years?
     
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    A great British actor named Linus Roache. He played RFK in a great TV movie.
     
  24. ChrisBaleBatman Legendary Hero

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    Yeah, he was good.
     
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    Nolan: Michael, how about that hair dye and moustache now?
    Caine:Nevah!
     
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