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All Praise The Batman! Adam Driver Says No Truth To Nightwing Rumors

Written by Jeremy Shane on Sunday, November 17 2013 and posted in News with Benefits

All Praise The Batman!  Adam Driver Says No Truth To Nightwing Rumors

I'm not sure what my monthly rumor limit is, but I have a feeling that my EIC is looking over my shoulder now.


Source: Collider

Some part of me, deep in my heart, knew this rumor to be false.  Out of all the Superman vs. Batman rumors we've run -- (batdrones?) (Rorschach?) (Armored Lex?) (Bald Lex?) (Wonder Woman?) (New Batsuit?) -- this was not one of them.  I could not believe Adam Driver was going to play Dick Grayson.  Frankly, the guy has a pretty odd look that just doesn't fit for Dick Grayson.  My apologies if that sounds shallow, but I'd say the same thing about myself.

In a recent interview, Collider asked Driver about the role and the actor denied being cast.  Nightwing may still play a role in the movie, but possibly by the type of pretty-boy actor we expect in our movies.   I believe The Wrap originally reported the (now believed false) Driver rumor, so for those keeping score - mark it down. 

It's possible, if Nightwing is in the movie, that they could try the same approach they plan to with The Flash and judge the reception the actors get when they appear as the characters on Arrow before deciding what to do for the big screen.  Or, if Gus Sterlingham's prayers are answered, they will cast Joseph Gordon-Levitt.






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About the Author - Jeremy Shane


Jeremy was born in a small mountain village of a strange foreign land called Weystvurginea.  Banishment for liberal views saw him spend years wondering the east coast until he decided to bike to California.  When he saw how long a trip it was, he drove instead.  Now he's living it up in a low humidity climate, sometimes working on his photography and when not, he writes for us covering books (by way of his blog: Reading Realms), gaming, tv, movies, comics, conventions in the SoCal area, and creates a weekly webcomic: A Journey Through Skyrim.  If you look for him offline, start in the L.A. area; online start at: www.jeremyshane.info for his profile and all the social networks he's on... or just follow him on twitter, he seems to be on there a lot: @jeremyshane.

 


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