Monday, August 25, 2008

Who does Christopher Nolan want to play Catwoman?

According to rumor, it is Cher.

I'll let that sink in for a minute while I type what my original vocal response to that rumor is.




CHER... WTF!?!!?!

I know she has an Oscar, but come on, Nolan can't find someone better than Cher for Catwoman?

And don't get me wrong... I don't object in the slightest to having an older Catwoman, I really don't. It is an interesting direction to go in, and I totally respect that decision. However, I can think of at least 25 older actresses that would make a better Catwoman than Cher.

The one that immediately comes to mind for me is Helen Mirren.

Can't you just picture Christian Bale and Mirren having a tussle. I could believe that she could totally seduce him and that their chemistry on screen would be excellent. I think that particular pairing would work well. I can almost hear her purr now.

But Cher? Really? I just doesn't fit for me. I think Rupaul would make a better Catwoman than Cher. That is not hyperbole either.

I know it is still a rumor, but wow, that if it reflected reality, what a warped movie that would be.


Bart said...

Nolan has made interesting decisions, but this has to be a fake rumor. That's not an interesting one, it's just plain stupid. She's not an "older" actress, she's an old singer. Oscar or no Oscar.

I mean, when Ledger was announced as The Joker I just went "hrm, that's interesting." My reaction to Cher as Catwoman is almost more vitriolic than yours.

Megan said...

Why do we even have to have Catwoman any more?

Can't we just let her go?

Qelqoth said...

Megan doesn't seem to fathom the universal concept of epic boobs. And for that matter, neither does Christopher Nolan.

Megan said...

I admit to lacking in the boob appreciation department.

But has anyone ever beat out that image of Julie Newmar that is seared on the back of your eyeballs?

Tell the truth now..

MC said...

Bart: Part of me thinks that what this rumor is doing is setting people up for a different choice which would have initially perhaps seemed a little weird. I can imagine your reaction of a Cher Catwoman being stronger than mine as well.

Megan: Yes, Julie Newmar was very sexy as Catwoman, I am not going to deny that. Of course, I was one of those people who sort of wanted to see Sean Young's take on the character in Batman Returns, just because she seems batshit crazy in real life.

Qelqoth: Wow, I just got a South Park flashback there...

Arjan said... would make me..hmm well almost puke.