Bat-Man: The Dark Knight Detective - Ideal Movie Cast & Crew

by lynskeyium | created - 29 Sep 2016 | updated - 01 Oct 2016 | Public

A list of 35 people who I think would make the ideal cast & crew for a second film in a reboot of the Batman film series, if it were given the go-ahead.

1. Sam Claflin

Actor | The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

English actor Sam Claflin was born in Ipswich, England, to Susan A. (Clarke), a classroom assistant, and Mark J. Claflin, a finance officer. As a child, he was football-mad, often going to see his favorite team, Norwich City. He was a talented footballer, playing for Norwich schools at city level ...

Bruce Wayne/Bat-Man

2. Emmy Rossum

Actress | The Phantom of the Opera

It would seem that 2004, the year of her 18th birthday, will be remembered as pivotal for Emmy Rossum due to her appearance in two very different films, The Day After Tomorrow (2004) and The Phantom of the Opera (2004). Emmy's performance in the latter film gained her a Golden Globe nomination.

...

Selina Kyle (later The Catwoman)

3. Matthew Macfadyen

Actor | Pride & Prejudice

David Matthew Macfadyen was born in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, to Meinir (Owen), a drama teacher and actress, and Martin Macfadyen, an oil executive. He is of Scottish and Welsh descent. Because of his father's career, he spent at least part of his childhood in Indonesia, before finishing his ...

Alfred Pennyworth

4. Thomas McDonell

Actor | The Forbidden Kingdom

Thomas McDonell was born on May 2, 1986 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and director, known for The Forbidden Kingdom (2008), Prom (2011) and The 100 (2014).

Abie Crown/The Joker

5. Paul Wesley

Actor | Tell Me a Story

Paul was raised in the Marlboro, New Jersey. His parents immigrated from Poland, where he spent a large portion of his childhood. Many of his relatives still reside there.

During his high school years, Paul was actively involved in theater studies, primarily in New York City. He attended Christian ...

District Attorney Harvey Dent

6. Alexandra Dowling

Actress | Game of Thrones

Alexandra Dowling was born on May 22, 1990 in the UK. She is an actress, known for Game of Thrones (2011), The Musketeers (2014) and Hammer of the Gods (2013).

Silver St Cloud

7. Bruce Greenwood

Actor | Star Trek

Bruce Greenwood was born on August 12, 1956 in Noranda, Québec, Canada as Stuart Bruce Greenwood. He is an actor and producer, known for Star Trek (2009), Thirteen Days (2000) and I, Robot (2004). He has been married to Susan Devlin since 1985. They have one child.

Commissioner James Gordon

8. Idris Elba

Actor | Beasts of No Nation

An only child, Idrissa Akuna Elba was born and raised in London, England. His father, Winston, is from Sierra Leone and worked at Ford Dagenham; his mother, Eve, is from Ghana and had a clerical duty. Idris attended school in Canning Town, where he first became involved in acting, before he dropped...

Lucius Fox

9. Catalina Sandino Moreno

Actress | Maria Full of Grace

Catalina Sandino Moreno was born on April 19, 1981 in Bogotá, Colombia. She is an actress and producer, known for Maria Full of Grace (2004), Che: Part One (2008) and Fast Food Nation (2006). She has been married to David Elwell since April 15, 2006. They have one child.

Capt. Renee Montoya

10. Damian Lewis

Actor | Band of Brothers

Damian Lewis was born on February 11, 1971, in St. John's Wood, London, England, to Charlotte Mary (Bowater), from an upper-class background, and J. Watcyn Lewis, a city broker whose own parents were Welsh. He was raised on Abbey Road in London until the age of 8 with his siblings Gareth, William, ...

Carmine "The Roma" Falcone

11. Giovanni Ribisi

Actor | Boiler Room

Antonino Giovanni Ribisi is an American actor who was born in Los Angeles, California. His parents both have careers in the entertainment industry. His mother, Gay Ribisi (née Landrum), is a talent manager for actors and writers, and his father, Albert Anthony Ribisi, is a musician. He has a twin ...

Salvatore "Sal" Moroni

12. Karissa Strain

Actress | Carrie

Karissa Strain is a Canadian actress who splits her time between Toronto and LA for work. Her and her twin sister, Katie Strain, make frequent appearances in the genre of horror, sci-fi and dark comedy. They also head their own production company under the cleverly coined "KarKat Productions". The ...

Erin McKillen

13. Katie Strain

Actress | Carrie

Katie Strain was born as Katie Lynne Strain. She is an actress and producer, known for Carrie (2013), Dirty Talk (2013) and Mr. Viral (2012).

Shannon McKillen

14. Eve Perry

Actress | Endeavour

Eve Perry is an actress and assistant director, known for Endeavour (2012), Doctors (2000) and NYET! - a Brexit UK Border Farce (2019).

Daphne Pennyworth

15. Judy Greer

Actress | 13 Going on 30

Judy Greer was born and raised outside of Detroit, Michigan, as Judith Therese Evans. She is the daughter of Mollie Ann (née Greer), a hospital administrator and former nun, and Richard Evans, a mechanical engineer. She has German, Irish, English, Welsh, and Scottish ancestry. After training for ...

Mayor Rena St Cloud

16. Kevin McHale

Actor | Glee

Kevin McHale was born on June 14, 1988 in Plano, Texas, USA as Kevin Michael McHale. He is an actor, known for Glee (2009), True Blood (2008) and Glee: The 3D Concert Movie (2011).

Oswald Cobblepot

17. Connie Sellecca

Actress | The Greatest American Hero

Connie Sellecca was born on May 25, 1955 in The Bronx, New York, USA as Concetta Sellecchia. She is an actress and producer, known for The Greatest American Hero (1981), Hotel (1983) and Beyond Westworld (1980). She has been married to John Tesh since April 4, 1992. They have one child. She was ...

Glenda Kyle

18. Lauren Drummond

Flight

Lauren Drummond was born on December 23, 1987 in Greater Manchester, England. She is known for her work on Flight (2012), The Royal (2003) and Holby City (1999).

Det. Sue Hunt (New Character)

19. Ted Whittall

Actor | Suicide Squad

Ted Whittall has spent the past twenty plus years working as an actor and acting teacher. Best known for his role as Bob Reynolds in the CW series Beauty and the Beast, he has won awards for his work in advertising and in 2003 was awarded a Gemini as Best Supporting Actor in a Dramatic Program or ...

Neil St Cloud

20. Kate Burton

Actress | Big Trouble in Little China

Kate Burton earned her bachelor's degree in Russian studies and European history at Brown University in Rhode Island; she was also on the board of Production Workshop, one of the University's student theater groups. She furthered her education by studying at Yale University School of Drama, she ...

Mrs Chilton

21. Paul Hyett

Make_up_department | Doomsday

Paul Hyett is known for his work on Doomsday (2008), Attack the Block (2011) and The Descent (2005).

Director

22. Adam Bohling

Producer | Kingsman: The Secret Service

Adam Bohling is a producer and production manager, known for Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014), Layer Cake (2004) and Kick-Ass (2010).

Producer

23. Kris Thykier

Producer | Woman in Gold

Kris Thykier was born on January 13, 1972 in London, England. He is known for his work on Woman in Gold (2015), Kick-Ass (2010) and The Debt (2010). He has been married to Claudia Winkleman since June 24, 2000. They have three children.

Producer

24. Jon Peters

Producer | A Star Is Born

Peters made his Hollywood debut in Cecil B. DeMille's The Ten Commandments (1956) as the boy on the donkey crossing the Red Sea. He went on to be a hard-case kid who spent his formative years in and out of reform school. Peters entered the family business of hairdressing at age 14. Armed with an ...

Executive Producer

25. Matthew Vaughn

Producer | Kick-Ass

Matthew Vaughn is an English film producer and director. He is known for producing such films as Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998) and Snatch (2000) and for directing the crime thriller, Layer Cake (2004), the fantasy epic, Stardust (2007), the superhero comedy, Kick-Ass (2010), and the ...

Executive Producer

26. Debbie Moon

Writer | Wolfblood

Born in London, England, Debbie Moon now lives in the south of England. She began her career as a director for the stage, directing fringe theatre and small touring productions, but soon turned to writing. After several years developing feature and TV projects, teen werewolf series Wolfblood was ...

Screenplay

27. Simon Kinberg

Producer | The Martian

Simon Kinberg was born on August 2, 1973 in London, England. He is a producer and writer, known for The Martian (2015), Logan (2017) and Fantastic Four (2015). He was previously married to Mali Heled.

Screenplay

28. John Mathieson

Cinematographer | Gladiator

John Mathieson came up through the traditional camera ranks. Before his start as a cinematographer in feature films he shot many music videos, documentaries and TV commercials. He also worked in cutting rooms and has always considered himself as a film maker, interested in all areas of the process,...

Cinematography

29. Alexandre Desplat

Composer | The King's Speech

Composer and conductor Alexandre Desplat, Oscar winner and seven-time Academy Award nominated, for his prolific filmography and his collaborations with Stephen Frears, Terrence Malick, Ang Lee, Kathryn Bigelow, Jacques Audiard, Wes Anderson, Roman Polanski, George Clooney or Matteo Garrone is one ...

Music

Editor

31. Lee Smith

Editor | Inception

Lee Smith was born in 1960 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He is known for his work on Inception (2010), Dunkirk (2017) and The Dark Knight (2008).

Editor

32. Oliver Scholl

Production_designer | Venom

Oliver Scholl is a Germany born production designer and artist. An avid reader of science-fiction and non-fiction, Oliver's interest in the merging of art, technology and story began in his teens and continues to inform his work today. At the age of 15, Oliver's first of many illustrations were ...

Production Designer

33. Lindy Hemming

Costume_designer | Wonder Woman

Lindy Hemming was born on August 21, 1948 in Wales. She is known for her work on Wonder Woman (2017), The Dark Knight (2008) and Batman Begins (2005).

Costume Designer

34. Lucinda Syson

Casting_director | Wonder Woman

Casting

35. Sarah Finn

Casting_director | Crash

Sarah Finn is known for her work on Crash (2004), Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Black Panther (2018).

Casting



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