Talking Comics Presents: DC New 52 Dream Film Castings
About 2 weeks ago, the staff of Talking Comics got together on our weekly podcast, (Episode #8 to be precise) and discussed what we thought would be the perfect director and casting choices for new films based off the characters featured in The DC New 52! We hope you’re listening Hollywood, because we’ve got some killer ideas and the stones to back up our claims.
Round One … Fight!
Bobby Shortle chose The Flash written by Francis Manapul with art by Brian Buccelato
Director(s): Larry and Andrew Paul “Andy” Wachowski – famous for their The Matrix trilogy as well as Speed Racer
Barry Allen/The Flash : Armie Hammer – famous for his role as the Winklevoss twins in The Social Network
Iris West: Rachel McAdams – famous for her roles in Sherlock Holmes and The Notebook
Professor Zoom : Michael Fassbender – famous for his roles in Inglorious Bastards and X-Men: First Class
Stephanie Cooke chose Wonder Woman written by Briam Azzarello with art by Cliff Chiang
Director: Joss Whedon – famous for his long running (and amazing) Buffy the Vampire Slayer series and he will soon direct the 2012 The Avengers film.
Wonder Woman: Stephanie have us a few casting choices in her first round and here they are: Summer Glau (?), Evangeline Lilly, Chalize Theron, Anna Friel
Artemis : Christina Hendricks (yum!)
Steve Seigh chose Frankenstein Agent of S.H.A.D.E. written by Jeff Lemire with art by Travel Foreman
Director: Terry Gilliam – famous for his involvement in the BBC Monty Python Series as well as the films The Fisher King and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Frankenstein: Tom Hardy
Father Time: Ellen Wong
Bride of Frankenstein: Lucy Lawless
The Creature Commandos
Dr. Nina Mazurka (Mermaid): Kristen Bell
Warren Griffith (Wolfman): Kim Coates
Vincient Velcoro (Man-Bat): Rhys Ifans
Khalis (Mummy): Adrien Brody
And there you have it for the first round of Talking Comics DC New 52 Dream Film Castings! If you’re interested in hearing our explanations for this particular round of films you can find the full podcast here:
And we invite you to share your thoughts with us on our casting choices as well! You can reach us through our direct email or find us on Twitter at @talkingcomics
Are there films you would love to see be made that we haven’t covered yet? Think you can do better with these films? Let us know!