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The Batman: 10 Actors Who Could Play The Joker For Matt Reeves

Joker is the Dark Knight's most iconic villain, but who will play the character in The Batman?

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The Batman was supposed to arrive in cinemas next June, but after being pushed back to October thanks to current world events, it recently slipped even further down the calendar into 2022. That wasn't a huge surprise, and if the DC FanDome trailer is any indication, director Matt Reeves' take on the Dark Knight promises to be worth the wait.

The movie is going to put the spotlight on villains like The Riddler and The Penguin, but it's no secret that the filmmaker has plans for a trilogy, and there are already rumours doing the rounds that he has big plans for The Joker.

Batman and the Clown Prince of Crime haven't squared off on screen since 2008's The Dark Knight (Suicide Squad doesn't really count), so a redo of that will definitely feel like something new by the time a sequel to The Batman rolls around. The question is, who should follow the likes of Heath Ledger and Joaquin Phoenix to transform into the next Clown Prince of Crime?

Well, while you'll no doubt be familiar with some of the usual suggestions, there are a number of actors out there who would be perfect to reinvent the villain in this gritty world. Here, you'll find the ten best, and arguably unconventional, candidates...

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