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Barry Keoghan Nabbed ‘The Batman’ Joker Role With a $10 Riddler Audition

Barry Keoghan may have had a major breakthrough in 2022 with the gold-plated The Banshees of Inisherin, after his performance as the troubled Dominic saw him nominated for an Academy Award and take home a BAFTA for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. So it’s easily forgotten that he actually had a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it appearance in […]

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Barry Keoghan Spent $10 to Make His Riddler Self-Tape Audition for ‘The Batman,’ Then Got Cast as Joker: ‘I Just Wanted Swag to Come Across’

Barry Keoghan’s latest profile in Esquire magazine reveals that he spent $10 to make his viral self-tape audition for Matt Reeves’ “The Batman,” which introduced Robert Pattinson as the latest iteration of the Caped Crusader. Keoghan sent in a tape to play the Riddler, though Paul Dano ended up getting the role. However, Keoghan impressed […]

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Michelle Pfeiffer’s Catwoman Is the Best Selina Kyle, Period.

With the Batman property being reconfigured constantly through remakes across different universes, the Caped Crusader’s arch nemesis’ are also being re-examined. Catwoman, for instance, the antiheroic burglar who acts as the foil to Batman, has had recent portrayals with Anne Hathaway in The Dark Knight Rises and Zoë Kravitz in The Batman. Both have been […]

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Robert Pattinson Says He Has a ‘Deep, Deep Fear of Humiliation’: ‘People Will Say You’re Lame Even When You Tried Your Best’

Robert Pattinson is opening up about his deepest, darkest fear: being humiliated onscreen.The “Twilight” alum and “The Batman” star said while in conversation with Jordan Firstman for Interview magazine that there are no excuses for a poor performance.“I have a deep, deep fear of humiliation,” Pattinson said when asked if he ever took on a […]

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Paul Dano Spent Two Days and ’70 or 80 Takes’ Filming Riddler’s Final Scene With Batman, Would Ask the Director ‘Was That Crazy?’

In a new profile on Paul Dano published by The Guardian, his “The Batman” director Matt Reeves confirms they filmed “70 or 80 takes” of the Riddler and Batman’s final confrontation in the 2022 DC comic book tentpole. Dano starred as the film’s villain opposite Robert Pattinson. The film earned rave reviews (it was named […]

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‘As a kid, I’d cry every day seeing homeless people’: Paul Dano on money, fatherhood and being shaved by Brian Cox

With the release of his new film Dumb Money, the endlessly versatile actor talks about turning his back on blockbusters, struggling to lie – and exploring his dark sideThere is versatility in acting and then there is Paul Dano. No sooner had he been seen last year as the masked, panting, clingfilm-wrapped Riddler, who dispatches […]

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One Of The Batman’s Best Falcone Details Was Added In By John Turturro

It’s been more than a year since Robert Pattinson’s emo Caped Crusader arrived in “The Batman.” Director Matt Reeves’ noirish take on the Dark Knight might not have had quite the cultural impact of, say, “The Dark Knight,” but it did manage to become a box office hit during a troubling time for the industry. […]

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Emerald Fennell Cast Barry Keoghan in ‘Saltburn’ After His ‘Killing of a Sacred Deer’ Performance: He’s a ‘Once in a Lifetime’ Actor

Emerald Fennell found her crown jewel in Barry Keoghan for “Saltburn.” Fennell, who won the Best Original Screenplay Oscar for her feature debut “Promising Young Woman,” told Vanity Fair that she cast Keoghan in sophomore film “Saltburn” after seeing 2017 film “The Killing of a Sacred Deer.”Yorgos Lanthimos’ body horror thriller first pitted Keoghan and […]

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The Joker Would Have Been A One-And-Done-Batman Villain Had It Not Been For One Man

The Joker has basically become as iconic as Batman himself in modern culture. These days, we’re seeing just as much of The Clown Prince of Crime as we are of the Dark Knight, with “Joker 2” recently wrapping production and a fresh approach to the character from Barry Keoghan, who showed up in a scene […]

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