Did You Know Hollywood’s Last Living Badass Clint Eastwood Was Once in the Race to Play This Iconic batman Villain?

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“You see in this world there’s two kinds of people, my friend. Those with loaded guns, and those who dig. You dig.” Does this widely known quote (at least in the movie nerds circle) ring a bell? If not, it should. Clint Eastwood is one of Hollywood’s last greats who are still alive to this day, the legendary actor has starred in various movies of high repute.


The 92-year-old actor has been a part of numerous memorable movies, he’s also the “Man with No Name” in the Dollars Trilogy by Sergio Leone. Not many may know, but Eastwood was meant to play a major villain in a Batman TV series or a movie, read more to find out which villain it is.

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Clint Eastwood in Gran Torino

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He Would’ve Been A Perfect Fit For The Role

Clint Eastwood definitely doesn’t have any regrets about his career, the man is highly respected among Hollywood’s elite, and he’s been a part of one too many good movies. But it’s absolutely unfortunate that we never got to see him play Big Bad Harv aka Harvey Dent, or more famously known as Two-Face.

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Clint Eastwood in Dirty Harry 

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If the old folks reading this remember, there was a Batman TV series back in the 60s called Batman with a far less serious tone than the ones we see on screen today, in fact, it was a superhero comedy! Another fact about this live-action TV series based on the Bat was that the creators were keen on having Clint Eastwood as Harvey Dent, but as history shows us, it never happened, and it’s quite saddening.


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He Will Be Appearing In This New Documentary About Nature And Animals

Clint Eastwood is pretty old now, it would also be in bad taste to ask the Million Dollar Baby actor to star in an action movie again, but that doesn’t rule him out from documentaries!

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Eastwood posing for a photo

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The 92-year-old actor is set to appear in conservationist Katie Cleary’s upcoming wildlife documentary called Why On Earth. It explains and analyzes how deforestation and the illegal trade of endangered species affect elephants, lions, orangutans, and other animals.

Why On Earth is available for streaming on Amazon, iTunes, Google Play, Vudu, Vimeo, and Hoopla.

Source: MovieWeb


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