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Cher Batman 3 Casting Rumors Untrue
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Rumors that 62-year-old actress Cher was in discussions to play the role of Catwoman in a third Batman movie, to be directed by Christopher Nolan, have turned out to be entirely false. The rumor, which was started by the Telegraph on Sunday, stated that Cher was in talks and that she would join a cast including Johnny Depp as the Riddler.

The Telegraph quoted a studio executive as saying, “Cher is Nolan’s first choice to play Catwoman. He wants to her [sic] to portray her like a vamp in her twilight years.”

However, upon seeing this rumor, I immediately contacted WB and asked them to confirm or deny this story; it seemed nothing short of ridiculous. The response I got was clean cut:

“Those casting rumors are untrue.”

So though I would like to see Johnny Depp as The Riddler (that idea is inspired), I don’t think there is anyone who would want to see Cher as Catwoman.

12 Comments »

  1. i heard there was a mixup with the script, she was literally going to play “THE cat lady”

    an elderly neighbor of brucewayne who is arrested for animal endangerment for housing 160 cats.

    that would’ve been an interesting twist.

    Comment by mo — August 26, 2008 @ 10:47 am

  2. Damn you! Damn You! You couldn’t give me a few days to hope and pray this was true. You had to ruin a man’s dreams! I hate you!

    Comment by Wil Keiper — August 26, 2008 @ 10:54 am

  3. OMG, I’m glad it isn’t true. I have no desire to watch Cher try to be catwoman. She’s too old!

    Comment by Jamie — August 26, 2008 @ 12:50 pm

  4. hows about david tennet the current doctor who as the riddiler? that would rock! as for cher as catwoman, thats taking the title catwoman a little to literally, catwoman is a cat burglar not a cougar.

    Comment by KOROLLOCKE — August 26, 2008 @ 6:04 pm

  5. maybe Cher as catwoman if Batman ever went to Broadway..

    Comment by Siah — August 26, 2008 @ 7:29 pm

  6. I love how people say Cher is ‘too old’ when she’s only 62 :/ NINETY is old, and Cher’s decades away from that. She’s still got the body of a teenager and has tons of energy – enough to perform at Caesars Palace 4 nights a week! Would’ve been an AWESOME movie with her in it.

    Comment by Jess — August 28, 2008 @ 9:28 am

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  8. I heard it today and thought it was total genius! Purrrfect role
    for a perfect seductress! MONEY IN THE BANK! Someone said cougar… please! She looks better than most actresses in hollywood. She has the style the class and the attitude. PERFECT CASTING!

    Comment by Marc — August 28, 2008 @ 11:10 pm

  9. Giovanni Ribisi as the riddler!

    Comment by phoenix — August 29, 2008 @ 10:48 am

  10. people forget wat a good actress she was,

    also forget erther kit was not exactly a teenager playing catwomen, and her performance is classic

    think it would be fantastic, she has attitude,

    Comment by Michael — August 30, 2008 @ 8:53 am

  11. […] this news out of their ass trying to get the fanboys and fangirls all riled up. According to Geeks of Doom, they contacted WB and asked about the Cher rumor and were given a clear cut response, “Those […]

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  12. Screw all yall cat haters at there! Cher is the coolist cat in town and would make a great Vamp Cat Woman. No Better Choice! Bad Idea? I think not… She’s a fekin Oscar winner working four nights a week in Vegas doing a killer show (saw it oppening night). This role would be a piece of cake for her and I can see the golden reviews now, and perhaps another oscar nod. They’d be damned and dooomed to not go with Cher as cat woman. Dep, may I add would also be beyond perfect for this role. He’s genious. I love the idea of this cast! Free your minds and gather some good taste. Y’all are dull man.

    Comment by Josiah Sean — September 5, 2008 @ 11:14 pm

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