Has anyone ever considered Josh Keaton as Spiderman?

#1 Posted by Deranged Midget (17599 posts) - - Show Bio

It just occurred to me when I was re-watching Spectacular Spiderman that Josh Keaton was easily the best voice actor for Spiderman in any median, cartoon, video game, etc. So why not in a live action film? The guy is in extremely good shape, he's a huge Spiderman fan and already has excellent experience with the character.

Live action Spidey?

What are your thoughts? Would he play a good Peter Parker/Spiderman?

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#2 Posted by Deranged Midget (17599 posts) - - Show Bio

Fail thread is fail...

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#3 Posted by vicioushero (163 posts) - - Show Bio

Not familiar with him. Is he related to Michael Keaton?

#4 Posted by Gambit1024 (9890 posts) - - Show Bio

Voice Acting and Acting are two different things entirely.

I've always thought Brett Harrison would be a good Spider-Man:

#5 Posted by Aiden Cross (15569 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm sure the guy is a great voice actor, but that's the thing. He's a voice actor, he doesn't have (much) experience with actual acting in movies. And that's kinda a big criteria..

#6 Posted by TheGoldenOne (38849 posts) - - Show Bio
@Gambit1024 said:

Voice Acting and Acting are two different things entirely.

#7 Posted by Death Certificate (5438 posts) - - Show Bio

Sure, why not? Some people consider mark hamill as the greatest joker

#8 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (33486 posts) - - Show Bio
@Gambit1024: Whats he been in?
#9 Posted by Deranged Midget (17599 posts) - - Show Bio

@vicioushero: No, he was the voice actor in Spectacular Spiderman, Shattered Dimensions and Edge of Time.

@Aiden Cross: @Gambit1024: @TheGoldenOne: You all have a point, but it wouldn't hurt to give him a try. Some of the best performances came from unexpected casting.

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#10 Posted by Gambit1024 (9890 posts) - - Show Bio

@spiderbat87 said:

@Gambit1024: Whats he been in?

Main character in Reaper (who was pretty relateable to Spider-Man as nothing really went his way), and he was in Grounded for Life when he was a little younger.

#11 Edited by X35 (5981 posts) - - Show Bio

He looks hot so I say YAY.

plus I agree, his voicing of Spidey has been great so far. Also, people talking about voice-acting/acting, remember - he'd spend a LOT of time under his mask which is something Macguire and from the looks of it Garfield don't do much because they want to "act" more.

#12 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (33486 posts) - - Show Bio
@Gambit1024 said:

@spiderbat87 said:

@Gambit1024: Whats he been in?

Main character in Reaper (who was pretty relateable to Spider-Man as nothing really went his way), and he was in Grounded for Life when he was a little younger.

I dont think I'v heard of though's  
#13 Posted by Gambit1024 (9890 posts) - - Show Bio

@spiderbat87 said:

@Gambit1024 said:

@spiderbat87 said:

@Gambit1024: Whats he been in?

Main character in Reaper (who was pretty relateable to Spider-Man as nothing really went his way), and he was in Grounded for Life when he was a little younger.

I dont think I'v heard of though's

Reaper's on Netflix if you have it. It's a really good show.

#14 Posted by Deranged Midget (17599 posts) - - Show Bio

@X35 said:

He looks hot so I say YAY.

plus I agree, his voicing of Spidey has been great so far. Also, people talking about voice-acting/acting, remember - he'd spend a LOT of time under his mask which is something Macguire and from the looks of it Garfield don't do much because they want to "act" more.

Haha, how did I know you were going to say that :P

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#15 Posted by Death Certificate (5438 posts) - - Show Bio

Actually Josh Keaton has acted in live action...

#16 Posted by X35 (5981 posts) - - Show Bio

@Deranged Midget said:

@X35 said:

He looks hot so I say YAY.

plus I agree, his voicing of Spidey has been great so far. Also, people talking about voice-acting/acting, remember - he'd spend a LOT of time under his mask which is something Macguire and from the looks of it Garfield don't do much because they want to "act" more.

Haha, how did I know you were going to say that :P

Let's pretend it's because you know me so well instead of the fact I'm predictable and shallow. ^_^

#17 Edited by Deranged Midget (17599 posts) - - Show Bio

@X35 said:

@Deranged Midget said:

@X35 said:

He looks hot so I say YAY.

plus I agree, his voicing of Spidey has been great so far. Also, people talking about voice-acting/acting, remember - he'd spend a LOT of time under his mask which is something Macguire and from the looks of it Garfield don't do much because they want to "act" more.

Haha, how did I know you were going to say that :P

Let's pretend it's because you know me so well instead of the fact I'm predictable and shallow. ^_^

I can concede with that :)

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#18 Posted by TDK_1997 (14897 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't think that if a guy is a good voice actor that he can be a good live action actor.

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