Robin Williams Keeps Chatting About The Joker

by | June 27, 2006 | Comments

No casting decisions have been announced just yet, so just relax. But apparently Mr. Robin Williams is lobbying pretty hard for the role of The Joker in Christopher Nolan‘s impending "Batman Begins" sequel. Nolan and Williams worked together on "Insomnia," so maybe he knows something we don’t…

"IGN FilmForce spoke to Williams about the possibility this weekend. He was enthusiastic about the prospect.

"Oh God, I’d love to do that one."

We asked Williams whether he saw The Joker as more over-the-top or dark.

"You can go both," Williams said. "As in madness, there’s a lot of ways to go. I think you can really explore how bright and how nasty-funny he is, just like I guess what Kevin [Spacey] did with Lex Luthor, made him really funny, but yet still damaged… As evil is, accessible and yet still horrific. Jump back and forth all the time. I’m kidding… Kidding!"

Also, Robin Williams seems to know a whole lot about comic books! I’d no idea…

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