Casting actors for the role of Batman and Wonder Woman is a very stressful task. This is especially true if the actors you have to choose from are all flawless. Here are the actors who were almost cast for the upcoming movies!
Actors considered for the role of the Batman
#1 Christian Bale
This English actor has been a part of many hit action films such as The Fighter and The Machinist
#2 Josh Brolin
Though this Academy Award nominee was not cast by DC, he bagged the role of the most iconic villain of last decade, Thanos from Marvel
#3 Jeffrey Dean Morgan
Morgan has played the lead role in many hit sitcoms such as Supernatural and Gray’s Anatomy. Though he was not cast as batman, he has a lot of other equally amazing roles to play
#4 Jon Hamm
This American actor and producer is best known for playing advertising executive Don Draper in the AMC television drama series Mad Men.
#5 Scott Adkins
Scott Adkins would have made the perfect Batman as well. His main specialty is his ability to make straight to video action films and Batman’s role could have used that.
Actors considered for the role of Wonder Woman
#1 Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie has often been dubbed as the ‘Lady Bruce Lee’ for the action sequences she does. She would’ve made a great superhero.
#2 Cobie Smulders
This Canadian actress is famous for her role in the famous sitcom How I Met Your Mother. She was also cast for a role in Marvel.
#3 Jaimie Alexander
Jaime has played the role of Sif in 2011’s Thor. So she has previous experience in working in Superhero films. But unfortunately, she was not cast.
#4 Elodie Yung
This French actress is best known for her role as Elektra Natchios in the second season of the Marvel Cinematic Universe Netflix series Daredevil and the Netflix miniseries The Defenders.
#5 Olga Kurylenko
This French Ukrainian Actress has been a part of many action films such as Hitman and Momentum and has won many awards too.
Though such amazing actors were rejected, the roles of Batman and Wonder Woman were at last given to the one and only Robert Pattinson and Gal Gadot respectively!
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