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Colin Farrell Almost Starred With Jude Law in a 'Batman Vs. Superman' Movie

Colin Farrell Almost Starred With Jude Law in a 'Batman Vs. Superman' Movie

Colin Farrell wears a loose fitting shirt while picking up some items from his local market in Los Angeles on Wednesday (June 3).

The 43-year-old actor wore a mask and backwards cap into Gelson’s before heading home for the day.

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Just recently, screenwriter producer, and director Akiva Goldsman revealed that Colin was once set to star opposite Jude Law in a Batman vs. Superman movie, in the early 2000 era. However, the movie was never made or moved forward.

“I wrote on […] this version of Batman v Superman [around 2001 or 2002]— when Colin Farrell was cast as Batman and Jude Law was cast as Superman and Wolfgang Petersen was directing — we were in prep and it was the darkest thing you’ve ever seen,” Akiva shared with Den of Geek.

Akiva continued, revealing the dark plot of the film, “It started with Alfred’s funeral and Bruce has fallen in love and renounced being Batman, the Joker kills his wife, and then you discover it was all a lie. Just that the love itself was constructed by the Joker to break [Bruce].”

“It was a time where you would be able to get these sort of stories together in script form but they couldn’t quite land in the world. Somehow, the expectations of the object — whether they be audience or corporate or directorial — it wasn’t landing quite in the way I think we imagined when we put them on the page.”

Now, Colin will be starring as Penguin in the upcoming The Batman. Here’s what he shared about that project…

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