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Maybe Emily Blunt is just a DC girl instead of a Marvel girl.  Marvel originally wanted her for the role of Black Widow, but Blunt passed and the role famously went to Scarlett Johansson.  Then, she was offered the role of Peggy Carter in ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’, but she once again passed, with the role going to Hayley Atwell.  These castings have worked out for the actresses who took the roles as Johansson is a huge star now, seen next in ‘Lucy‘ and Atwell’s ‘Agent Carter‘ is getting her own TV miniseries.

But word has it that Blunt is now being courted by Warner Brothers for a role in ‘Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice‘.

“The actress Emily Blunt will land on billboards worldwide with her film ‘Edge of Tomorrow’, in what appears to be a great science fiction role. Now her name returns to the orbit of comic adaptations with her possible incorporation in ‘Batman Vs Superman’, directed by Zack Snyder. A film that has been shooting since last month.” – ‘El Multicine
As of now, this is strictly a rumor.  There’s no word on what role she could be playing.  The movie already has a massive cast, but Blunt is a pretty big name, so I would expect that if this is true, she’ll have a pretty big role.  The possibilities are practically endless.  A villain like Poison Ivy?  In the comics, she did once pit the two title characters against one another.  Another super hero, like Zatanna?  She’s been romantically linked with Batman in the past.  (Who hasn’t?)  Also keep in mind, Supergirl was strongly hinted at in ‘Man of Steel’.

But then again, maybe we should wait and see if this even pans out or that if she has been offered a part if she takes it.  What do you think?  Would you like to see Emily Blunt in this movie?  And if so, who should she play?

In other casting news, in what is most likely to be true, the character of Commissioner James Gordon, Batman’s close ally is rumored to be making an appearance in the movie.  Gordon’s played a role in all the previous Batman movies, so his presence in this movie shouldn’t come as a shock.  The character will be the focus of the upcoming fall show ‘Gotham‘ played by Ben McKenzie.  However, there is some speculation about ‘Arrow‘ and ‘The Flash‘ possibly connecting to the cinematic universe, but ‘Gotham’ seems less likely to do so.  It’s set in the past and is on FOX, so it will likely exist in its own continuity.  No word on casting yet, however.

What do you think?  Who should play an older James Gordon on the big screen?

Source: Comic Book MovieScreen Rant