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Movie roles the stars turned down

Slide 1 of 16: Pierce Brosnan has revealed that he was approached to play Batman in Tim Burton’s reboot back in the 1980s but turned it down because he couldn’t take the character seriously.During a Reddit interview session, he was asked: “You were a great Bond but I always thought you’d make for a great Batman. Were you ever approached for that role?”He replied: “Yes, I did. I went and met with Tim Burton for the role of Batman. But I just couldn’t really take it seriously, any man who wears his underpants outside his pants just cannot be taken seriously. That was my foolish take on it. It was a joke, I thought. But how wrong was I?” The role went to Michael Keaton.See more actors who have turned down famous roles…

Pierce Brosnan turned down the chance to be Batman

Pierce Brosnan has revealed that he was approached to play Batman in Tim Burton’s reboot back in the 1980s but turned it down because he couldn’t take the character seriously.During a Reddit interview session, he was asked: “You were a great Bond but I always thought you’d make for a great Batman. Were you ever approached for that role?”He replied: “Yes, I did. I went and met with Tim Burton for the role of Batman. But I just couldn’t really take it seriously, any man who wears his underpants outside his pants just cannot be taken seriously. That was my foolish take on it. It was a joke, I thought. But how wrong was I?” The role went to Michael Keaton.See more actors who have turned down famous roles…
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