Casting Jason Todd

#1 Posted by Chicago_Bruce (81 posts) - - Show Bio

Not that they ever would incorporate Jason into any of the live-action films, just for fun, who do you think might make for a good Jason?

Who could manage a young and angry teen? How about when he is older, as Red Hood?

Jackie Earle Haley's version of Rorschach from the Watchmen movie reminded me what Jason might be like as an adult, but on the physical side, Jackie seems too small/slight. Someone like Michael C. Hall (from Dexter) however is more muscular (even though not tall?) and would also do well with portraying the level of anger, violence and frustration that comes with Jason ... 

... still, my mind wanders.

Any thoughts for who might do well to play an adult Jason Todd?
And the REAL challenge here, finding a kid who would fit the part. Thoughts?
 

#2 Posted by Primmaster64 (21138 posts) - - Show Bio

Jason is like 6'1''

#3 Posted by Jane McClane (201 posts) - - Show Bio

haven't posted in over a year and this is what brought me back? I'm losing it... But I was thinking about the exact same thing and guess who came to mind...
 
Jonathan Taylor Thomas... yeah I know, but think about it. He actually looks quite a bit like how he is portrayed in the comics, and he definitely has the attitude, even all the way back in Home Improvement... He did the whole "oh you're cute... but I really want to slap you upside the head" act.  Hmmm I know wasted thing to think about, but there you go.
 

 oh and as Smallville proved... he fits in just fine at the Asylum...
#4 Posted by Grubich (368 posts) - - Show Bio

For live action, I'd say Jensen Ackles, the same guy who does his voice in Under the Red Hood. And like Jason he's at least 6 ft, so height shouldn't be an issue.
#5 Posted by biggkeem89 (1420 posts) - - Show Bio
@Grubich said:
" For live action, I'd say Jensen Ackles, the same guy who does his voice in Under the Red Hood. And like Jason he's at least 6 ft, so height shouldn't be an issue. "
Agreed. Jensen could really pull of the vigilante out for revenge role. 
#6 Posted by Primmaster64 (21138 posts) - - Show Bio
@biggkeem89 said:
" @Grubich said:
" For live action, I'd say Jensen Ackles, the same guy who does his voice in Under the Red Hood. And like Jason he's at least 6 ft, so height shouldn't be an issue. "
Agreed. Jensen could really pull of the vigilante out for revenge role.  "
agreedd
#7 Posted by daredevil21134 (10929 posts) - - Show Bio
@Primmaster64 said:
" @biggkeem89 said:
" @Grubich said:
" For live action, I'd say Jensen Ackles, the same guy who does his voice in Under the Red Hood. And like Jason he's at least 6 ft, so height shouldn't be an issue. "
Agreed. Jensen could really pull of the vigilante out for revenge role.  "
agreedd"
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#8 Posted by Mercy_ (92629 posts) - - Show Bio
@daredevil21134 said:
" @Primmaster64 said:
" @biggkeem89 said:
" @Grubich said:
" For live action, I'd say Jensen Ackles, the same guy who does his voice in Under the Red Hood. And like Jason he's at least 6 ft, so height shouldn't be an issue. "
Agreed. Jensen could really pull of the vigilante out for revenge role.  "
agreedd"
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HELL YES.
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#9 Posted by daredevil21134 (10929 posts) - - Show Bio
@The Dark Huntress said:
" @daredevil21134 said:
" @Primmaster64 said:
" @biggkeem89 said:
" @Grubich said:
" For live action, I'd say Jensen Ackles, the same guy who does his voice in Under the Red Hood. And like Jason he's at least 6 ft, so height shouldn't be an issue. "
Agreed. Jensen could really pull of the vigilante out for revenge role.  "
agreedd"
"
HELL YES. "

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#10 Posted by Primmaster64 (21138 posts) - - Show Bio

XD

#11 Posted by daredevil21134 (10929 posts) - - Show Bio

lol
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#12 Posted by saiyan_earthling (5379 posts) - - Show Bio

Jensen Ackles did a great job doing the voice for Jason. He still has the look to be Jason.

#13 Posted by rogue_mar1e (19833 posts) - - Show Bio
@saiyan_earthling said:
" Jensen Ackles did a great job doing the voice for Jason. He still has the look to be Jason. "
did he ? :O :D
#14 Posted by saiyan_earthling (5379 posts) - - Show Bio
@rogue_mar1e: That's just IMO lol =)
#15 Posted by rogue_mar1e (19833 posts) - - Show Bio
@saiyan_earthling: but he voiced Jason ? in what ?
#16 Posted by saiyan_earthling (5379 posts) - - Show Bio
@rogue_mar1e: Under the Red Hood movie.
#17 Posted by rogue_mar1e (19833 posts) - - Show Bio
@saiyan_earthling: 
    
i must see it then xP
#18 Posted by RedHoodJT (527 posts) - - Show Bio

My vote goes to Jensen. He did a superb job on the voice work the animated cartoon. And he definitely has the attitude. Just watch My Bloody Valentine with him in it and you'll see what I'm talking about. Or even Supernatural. He has it down.

#19 Posted by Primmaster64 (21138 posts) - - Show Bio
@RedHoodJT: yes he has
#20 Posted by saiyan_earthling (5379 posts) - - Show Bio
@Primmaster64 said:
" @RedHoodJT: yes he has "
#21 Posted by Grubich (368 posts) - - Show Bio
#22 Posted by daredevil21134 (10929 posts) - - Show Bio

LOL
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#23 Posted by jukeboxheroabc (148 posts) - - Show Bio

Funny thing about Jensen is that it wouldn't be his first live action DC moment. He was on Smallville for awhile in the earlier seasons. Anyway seems like a good choice to me, they would just also have to find the right  Dick and Tim as well (would be funny to have Jared Padalecki as Dick) .  As for the young Jason I would hope they would find an unknown for the role.    

#24 Posted by Primmaster64 (21138 posts) - - Show Bio
@jukeboxheroabc: You mean Jared as Tim
#25 Posted by jukeboxheroabc (148 posts) - - Show Bio
@Primmaster64:  Thanks, I meant Tim. 
#26 Posted by Primmaster64 (21138 posts) - - Show Bio
@jukeboxheroabc: XD
#27 Posted by jukeboxheroabc (148 posts) - - Show Bio
@Primmaster64:  I think a good Dick would have to be Mathew Bomer from White collar to balance out Jensen btw. Idk I just think it would have a good chemistry.  
 
I know this is a Jason thread but It's kinda hard to talk about one of the "brothers" without mentioning the others.
#28 Posted by DeathpooltheT1000 (9558 posts) - - Show Bio

Ben Barnes

#29 Posted by RedHoodJT (527 posts) - - Show Bio

If we're gonna switch it to all three of them. I think Jensen would make the perfect Jason for Red Hood. Jared would be a good Dick Grayson, or Milo from Heroes would be good too. And as for Tim I think that the guy that played Jesse in the remake of A Nightmare on Elm Street would be a good choice. I don't know his name though.

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