#tbt That Time Cillian Murphy Screen Tested To Play Batman

Tuesday, September 24 by
 

By now, we have all grown to love and then later laugh at Christian Bale’s growly take on Batman but can you imagine a world where Bale didn’t don the cape and cowl? Just in time for the Ultimate Collector’s Edition of The Dark Knight Trilogy, comes this look at Cillian Murphy, who was eventually cast as The Scarecrow, taking a stab at playing Bats.

Sadly for Murphy, his lips were deemed too pillowy and recognizable to feasibly play a secret undercover vigilante who is the night. All the ladies in Gotham would instantly know it was him.

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