Happy Batman Day! Today, was officially named ‘Batman Day’ by DC Comics and in such Justice League director Zack Snyder revealed the very first look at JK Simmons (Whiplash, Spider-Maqn) as his version of Commissioner Gordon. He looks like he was directly ripped from the Batman Animated Series version of the character.
In other Batman news it was also recently revealed that fan-favorite for the role Bryan Cranston was indeed approached for the role. He would actually have been reprising the role after voicing the character in Batman: Year One. However the actor revealed he didn’t want to be tied down to a multi-picture contract:
“I’ve been asked to take a look at Commissioner Gordon. And it’s well, I would be one in several [movies]. I’d kind of like to carve out a new identity.”
Justice League hits next year!