For a while there, it looked like JK Simmons would suffer the exact same DCEU fate as Joe Manganiello, in that he’s been cast in a role for which he’s a perfect fit, just because of his affiliation with the franchise ending in the fastest possible fashion as Warner Bros. choose to draw a line under SnyderVerse.
Ironically, both actors benefited from Zack Snyder’s 4-hour cut Alliance justice, which makes them more present in the story and has more to chew on, but it looks like it will. However, in a most unexpected and totally welcome turn of events, Simmons is gearing up for his first-screen return in the HBO Max exclusive. Bat girl.
Speaking on Mixed joy and sadness podcast, the Academy Award winner admitted his surprise at being asked to return as the Gordon Animated Series Commissioner, but he’s happy to finally get the length Use screen worthy.
“I was completely surprised when they came back to me recently and wanted me to be Commissioner Gordon again and have a more important role. I’m looking forward to it. I think I will start using to [Leslie Grace] and directors over the next few days and did some preliminary rehearsals. They started very early and I hopped on board around January in Glasgow, a great place to shoot it because it’s gothic. I’m happy to be Jim Gordon once and in the future. I had a long discussion with you about how we wanted to portray him. The introduction of Batgirl and the introduction of Jim Gordon was a really exciting one. ”
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Taken on Bat girl expected to start soon, and anyone who says they’re not excited about the prospect of JK Simmons and Brendan Fraser starring opposite each other as a gray-haired cop and dangerous villain in a superhero blockbuster are lying in their teeth.
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