Who should play Joker next

#1 Posted by cameronstear (68 posts) - - Show Bio

Who should play Joker next

#2 Posted by Black_Claw (3042 posts) - - Show Bio

It's a pretty tough call. I would say Mark Hamill but he's to old to play him in live action now. But all I can say is that whoever plays him next will instantly get bashed by fanboys for not being like Heath Ledger.

#3 Posted by Jokergeist (4935 posts) - - Show Bio

Anthony Misiano.

His cosplay is accurate to the bull's eye.

From the perfectly devious grin, to the three-piece purple suit, this guy is Joker perfection. He's an actor as well.

I am just unsure about his voice and impression. If he could nail the Joker's personality, he fits the bill perfectly.

Sincerely,

#4 Posted by JasonTodd13 (423 posts) - - Show Bio

@Jokergeist: He looks the part.

#5 Posted by Matchstick (565 posts) - - Show Bio

No one.  There are plenty of other villains in Batman's rogues gallery to chose from.  Whats the point in revisiting one we've already seen multiple times? 

#6 Posted by Nightwing28710 (157 posts) - - Show Bio

Robert Carlyle

#7 Posted by Joygirl (20146 posts) - - Show Bio

I will second Misiano. Having trouble thinking of any current actors who would be a good fit. I'd suggest Daniel Day-Lewis but too many cities would get leveled when he started getting into character.

#8 Posted by JasonTodd13 (423 posts) - - Show Bio

@Matchstick: Banes been shown multiple times, catwoman multiple times, mr freeze multiple times, penguin and so and so forth. do you have problems with them too? in some form or another the other villains appear just as much as the joker, whether they are in live action, cartoons or videogames.

#9 Posted by TheJester (180 posts) - - Show Bio

Search 'City of Scars' or 'Joker: Patient J' in on Youtube. You'll see that Paul Molnar is perfect for the part.

#10 Posted by Matchstick (565 posts) - - Show Bio
@JasonTodd13 said:

@Matchstick: Banes been shown multiple times, catwoman multiple times, mr freeze multiple times, penguin and so and so forth. do you have problems with them too? in some form or another the other villains appear just as much as the joker, whether they are in live action, cartoons or videogames.

Penquin and Freeze haven't been used multiple times, what are you talking about?  And yes I do have a problem with Bane and Catwoman being used again. Batman's world is pretty big, it's just dumb to stick to one little corner of it.  I'd rather see come Killer Croc, Clayface, Riddler, Hugo Strange, Deathstroke, The Calculator, Blackmask....anyone but the handful of villians we've already seen.
#11 Posted by Smart_Dork_Dude (2663 posts) - - Show Bio

That is a good question indeed. I would say Crispin Glover though he MAY be a little too old at this point.

#12 Posted by JasonTodd13 (423 posts) - - Show Bio

@Matchstick: penguin was in the adam west tv show, in batman returns, batman the animated series and the batman cartoon. Mr. Freeze: Batman & Robin, Batman the animated series, the batman, young justice, so yes theses two have been used over and over. riddler too has been used: Batman the animated series, young justice, Batman forever and probably more. I agress on clayface, killer croc, hugo strange and Black mask, but isnt deathstroke a more teen titan villain? and the calculator i dont know who he is suppose to be the enemy of.

#13 Posted by Manbehindthewires (344 posts) - - Show Bio

Along the Misiano front; James McAvoy

#14 Posted by Matchstick (565 posts) - - Show Bio
@JasonTodd13: Gotcha, I was only counting movies.
#15 Posted by JasonTodd13 (423 posts) - - Show Bio

@Matchstick: ok, it would be good to see the other villains in a more serious take on them like nolan did for the villains in his movies.

#16 Posted by sunhawk (550 posts) - - Show Bio

Steve Buscemi as the Joker?

#17 Posted by tupiaz (2240 posts) - - Show Bio

@JasonTodd13 said:

@Matchstick: Banes been shown multiple times, catwoman multiple times, mr freeze multiple times, penguin and so and so forth. do you have problems with them too? in some form or another the other villains appear just as much as the joker, whether they are in live action, cartoons or videogames.

Bane has been shown correctly once. I would like to see a serious movie with Poison Ivy, Mr. Freeze and The Riddler before we get a new Joker. Jim Carrey was ok as the Riddler the script was just bad. A crime boss Penguin in a noir tale could be nice.

#18 Posted by Hesajoke (8 posts) - - Show Bio

Vincent Cassel.

The guy plays mania very well.

#19 Posted by JasonTodd13 (423 posts) - - Show Bio

@tupiaz: yeah, the bane in batman and robin was an insult to the comics. I would also like to see a serious movie with Poison Ivy and Mr. Freeze, Riddler and penguin im neutral about. They should get a hot woman to play poison ivy one that can play ivy the right way, and an actor that can actually show how cold and serious mr freeze is.

#20 Posted by Zaabismyrealname (1 posts) - - Show Bio

I prefer Tom waits.. But I do really prefer a unique lady joker.

#21 Posted by Breadspread (774 posts) - - Show Bio

Bill Hader.

#22 Posted by Mega_spidey01 (3078 posts) - - Show Bio

adrien brody from predators.

#23 Posted by RDClip (1165 posts) - - Show Bio

Christopher Walken

#24 Posted by darthbatman (53 posts) - - Show Bio

come on,

Johnny Depp

#25 Edited by wade97 (3 posts) - - Show Bio

Marilyn Manson I believe he is the one with the talents for our new age of Joker. No we will never have a Heath Ledger again he made his own Joker thats why it is so tuff trying to figure out where to take it next. so instead of comparing why don't we take it in the direction of Scott Snyder. In his Death of the Family story arch Snyder took a new and sinister look on the joker and did very well with the idea. So if there was a new movie to come out based upon the new 52 comics why not Manson. After reading the Death of the Family I cant think of any one else capable of preforming on that level. I believe that he is the man with the needed talent for this type of joker. now obviously this movie wouldn't be the norm to use it would be branching out into a more sinister thought process even more so then we saw with ledger. If it was done correctly it would not surprise me one bit if it turned out to be rated "R". But the big question is are we ready for this type of Joker to be unleashed on the big screen?

#26 Posted by DeathpooltheT1000 (12023 posts) - - Show Bio

Hugh Laurie(Stephen Fry for the Riddler) or Christian Bale

#27 Posted by MaccyD (4922 posts) - - Show Bio

When will Killer Croc ever get to appear in a film? He's one of the most interesting Batman villains.

#28 Posted by gor724 (839 posts) - - Show Bio

George Mcfly

#29 Posted by SupBatz (1814 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't know who I'd like to see Live-Action (personally, I think we should avoid the Joker for a bit on the big screen; perhaps mention that he exists but don't show him for a while).

Animation-wise, I loved John DiMaggio's Joker in Batman: Under the Red Hood. If we need a go-to Joker now that Hamill is retired, I say get DiMaggio!

#30 Posted by Joygirl (20146 posts) - - Show Bio

I want Troy Baker. He can do a perfect Hamill voice, AND he looks the part. He's perfect.

#31 Posted by MadeinBangladesh (7644 posts) - - Show Bio

@joygirl said:

I want Troy Baker. He can do a perfect Hamill voice, AND he looks the part. He's perfect.

Man Troy Baker is so talented! His voice has so much range.

BTW Joygirl, do you watch the show Hannibal? You got a perfect joker in that show.

#32 Posted by dagmar_merrill (10024 posts) - - Show Bio

Jonathan Rhys Meyers is my pick.

#33 Posted by Joygirl (20146 posts) - - Show Bio

@madeinbangladesh: Dun watch it no, I'm not particularly hip with what all the kids are into. As I type this I'm watching the '95 Gamera.

#34 Edited by TheAcidSkull (18317 posts) - - Show Bio

Benedict Cumberbatch

*waits for Joygirl's angry reaction*

#35 Posted by MadeinBangladesh (7644 posts) - - Show Bio

@joygirl said:

@madeinbangladesh: Dun watch it no, I'm not particularly hip with what all the kids are into. As I type this I'm watching the '95 Gamera.

I would highly recommend it as I can see you enjoy a lot of horror. The show is a masterpiece and probably one of the goriest show ever and it's on frickin NBC. You will thank me later.

#36 Posted by Darling_Luna (4277 posts) - - Show Bio

Micheal Cera

Hey Batman...Like I'm going to kill you..or something *looks a dear in the head light, eyes dart back and forth*

#37 Posted by Cloakx14 (3853 posts) - - Show Bio

Actor Michael Sheen From Tron Legacy & Underworld. He's pretty good actor,

#38 Posted by MatthewParker (2843 posts) - - Show Bio

Justin bieber! *runs and hides*

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#39 Edited by RandyPan (234 posts) - - Show Bio

My pick:

#40 Posted by Joygirl (20146 posts) - - Show Bio
#41 Posted by LyraFay (2536 posts) - - Show Bio

Not Tom Hiddleston.

#42 Posted by Darling_Luna (4277 posts) - - Show Bio
#43 Posted by TheAcidSkull (18317 posts) - - Show Bio

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