It's one of the most high-profile action roles in history, and the part of Batman has been played by quite a few folks over the years. But who almost made the cut as the Dark Knight in all those Bat-flicks—but didn't?
Some of these make a fair bit of sense, and some of these potential casting moves are just pure WTF-ery.
But as we all know, for every Christian Bale and Michael Keaton, there's been another, less awesome, casting decision to bring Bruce Wayne to the big screen.
So who are some of the actors who almost donned the cape and cowl?