Multiple Villains in "Batman Begins" Sequel?

by | July 28, 2006 | Comments

By now you’ve obviously heard the news that Heath Ledger is expected to play The Joker in the "Batman Begins" sequel, and IGN FilmForce has just a little few droplets of fresh news on the flick. Let’s just say that if you were hoping for another Jack Nicholson-style Joker, you might end up disappointed.

From IGNFF: "The … claims The Joker will be just one of the villains in a larger story and that he won’t appear until halfway through the movie, a la Batman in "Begins." He is also expected to have a backstory.

"From what I’ve heard about the direction of the film expect The Joker to be very creepy and very extreme," a trusted source for BoF advised the site, claiming that Ledger’s Clown Prince will be totally unlike Jack Nicholson’s portrayal in the 1989 film."

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