This is interesting…Uproxx running a list of rumored frontrunners for the Batman role in Man of Steel 2 (assuming Bale is really, really, really done, of course. We’ll see.) I’m happy to see my only suitable Bale substitute on there (see above), but the inclusion of Matthew Goode is fascinating. Have heard more than once he was the favorite for another role in this, one requiring much, much shorter hair, and that sounded perfect…but Adrian Veidt as Batman has the potential to be life-alteringly dope.
Do see Stoker, from earlier this year, if you think otherwise. And for god’s sake, do whatever you have to do to see Only God Forgives (a Ryan Gosling Batman is doubly promising, as he would make it easier/more likely to have Nicolas Winding Refn direct a DC film.)
Also, in light of new casting news out of the BBC, if Frobisher can be The Doctor, there’s no reason Tom Hardy shouldn’t be considered for the new Batman.