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Say it isn't so...Eddie Murphy as the riddler in next Batman?


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#1 of 42 paul_v

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Posted December 17 2008 - 03:00 PM

Eddie Murphy as Riddler? Shia LeBeuf as Robin? Robin???? NOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!

Eddie Murphy is set to play The Riddler in the new Batman film | The Sun |Showbiz|Bizarre
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#2 of 42 Henry Gale

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Posted December 17 2008 - 03:06 PM

The Sun?

The Sun???

Really?
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#3 of 42 paul_v

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Posted December 17 2008 - 03:07 PM

It was on Drudge Report which is where I got the link
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#4 of 42 TravisR

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Posted December 17 2008 - 03:10 PM

Rest easy, Bat-fans, that news is completely false.

#5 of 42 Ed Moroughan

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Posted December 17 2008 - 03:12 PM

LOL! That's an all-star lineup of BS!

#6 of 42 Steve_Tk

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Posted December 17 2008 - 03:42 PM

I heard Britney Spears is Bat girl

#7 of 42 RyanAn

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Posted December 17 2008 - 04:04 PM

Are Johnny Depp and Philip Seymour Hoffman the top contenders... in real life?

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Posted December 17 2008 - 11:24 PM

It was also reported on Fox News this morning
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Posted December 17 2008 - 11:45 PM

Well, it just may be the film that Murphy "comes back" with. He needs some despirate help! I hope it's true. Posted Image
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#10 of 42 Pete-D

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Posted December 18 2008 - 12:03 AM

The Shia LaBeouf as Robin is the real tip off that this is fake, lol.

Nolan and Bale both have already said Robin will never happen.

#11 of 42 Steve Christou

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Posted December 18 2008 - 12:54 AM

Latest - Nolan given the boot, Ratner steps in, yay!


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#12 of 42 Sam Favate

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Posted December 18 2008 - 01:25 AM

Yeah, very clearly bogus info. That the likes of Drudge and Fox picked it up (and no one else) doesn't surprise me.

#13 of 42 Holadem

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Posted December 18 2008 - 01:38 AM

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It was on Drudge Report
That was your 1st mistake.

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#14 of 42 Russell G

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Posted December 18 2008 - 05:02 AM

This sounds pretty good to me, a lighter tone would be a nice change from that dreary Dark Knight.
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#15 of 42 Colin Jacobson

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Posted December 18 2008 - 08:20 AM

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This sounds pretty good to me, a lighter tone would be a nice change from that dreary Dark Knight.

Yeah, I'm sure they feel eager to take a completely different path after Dark Knight since it did so poorly at the box office...
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Posted December 18 2008 - 09:09 AM

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Yeah, I'm sure they feel eager to take a completely different path after Dark Knight since it did so poorly at the box office...

Have to keep the series fresh! Nolan wont want to repeat himself, he;s an artist!

This has now been picked up by the New York Times website, quoting the already mentioned above sources.
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Posted December 18 2008 - 09:11 AM

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This has now been picked up by the New York Times website...
It's nice to see that The New York Times is less reliable than Ain't It Cool News. I know that The Times aren't in the movie reporting business but common sense should really make you wonder about the validity of this news when you're arguably the most respected newspaper on the planet.

#18 of 42 Pete-D

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Posted December 18 2008 - 10:47 AM

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Have to keep the series fresh! Nolan wont want to repeat himself, he;s an artist!

This has now been picked up by the New York Times website, quoting the already mentioned above sources.

Has Nolan ever even done a "light" movie?

If this was even true (which it almost 99.9% certainly is not) who's to say Eddie Murphy's Riddler wouldn't be a serial killer and Robin is a street jigolo, lol.

Nolan's Batman films are never going to be "light", accept that and move on already, you had four "MTV Batman" movies already.

#19 of 42 Steve Christou

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Posted December 19 2008 - 05:53 AM

Ah yes, when Batman films were fun and brightly coloured. [smiles whistfully] Danny Elfman's wonderful theme music... [sniff] Now it's just... noise [bites fist]

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#20 of 42 Larry Sutliff

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Posted December 19 2008 - 07:09 AM

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This sounds pretty good to me, a lighter tone would be a nice change from that dreary Dark Knight.




They were saying the same thing in 1992... Posted Image


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