It’s being reported that The Punisher’s Ben Barnes is being eyed to play The Joker alongside Robert Pattinson’s Batman in a future movie.
This rumour comes from We Got This Covered’s sources who claim that Warner Bros. Pictures is keeping a close eye on Barnes.
He played Billy Russo, a.k.a. Jigsaw in the second series of the Netflix series before it was cancelled.
Before that, Barnes starred in Westworld and The Chronicles of Narnia movies as Prince Caspian.
He’s someone who’s made a name for himself starring in TV shows and it looks like he might end up bagging himself the role of a lifetime.
Ben Barnes could play The Joker alongside Robert Pattinson’s Batman
The fact that this rumour comes from We Got This Covered means you should probably take it with a big pinch of salt.
However, I think Barnes would make a very interesting choice for The Joker.
If this rumour turns out to be true, then it would mean he’d star as the DC Comics villain in the Robert Pattinson Batman movies.
Personally, I like the idea of seeing him and Barnes star opposite one another.
What we do know is that Joaquin Phoenix won’t be reprising his role of The Joker in the Pattinson Batman movies.
The Phoenix Joker movies are very much their own thing.
What do you think of this news?
Would you like to see Ben Barnes play The Joker alongside Robert Pattinson’s Batman?
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