Armie Hammer: The Man Who Almost Played Batman Talks About JUSTICE LEAGUE: MORTAL
Published: September 27, 2010 - 1:47am
Justice League: Mortal couldn't quite get off the ground, even though casting and conceptual work were in full swing. Here's what actor Armie Hammer, who was very close to portraying Bruce Wayne/Batman on film, has to say about the project.
Director George Millar was set to usher Superman, Batman, The Flash, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, Aquaman and the Martian Manhunter into the DC film universe together with Justice League: Mortal. Production was about to being in Australia in preparation for a summer 2011 theatrical release. But it never came to pass. Armie Hammer, who can now be seen in David Fincher's The Social Network, was cast as Bruce Wayne and his alter ego, The Batman.
During a recent interview while on The Social Network press circut, Hammer spoke with SlashFilm.com and shared his thoughts on why JL:M would have been a unique and interesting take on the superhero team mythos, and how far along production had gotten before the studio put the kibosh on the project:
The hear the full audio or watch the video of the interview, follow the link below to SlashFilm.com