Movie News: Adam Driver Shoots Down Dick Grayson Talk

Written by Andrew Pollard Monday, 18 November 2013

Movie News

Adam Driver Nightwing News

Last week brought news that LINCOLN’s Adam Driver was up for the role of Dick Grayson in the upcoming BATMAN VS SUPERMAN. As the week went on, several more names were also put in the frame. Now, speaking to Collider, Driver is playing it coy and claiming that the rumours are purely that: rumours.

When asked if there was any truth to last week’s stories, Driver said, “No. Not that I know of, no. If you find out, let me know, then I’ll know.”

Seemingly showing at least some interest, the actor added, “That’s like intensely flattering, as you can imagine. I mean, it’s Batman and Superman, who doesn’t want to be involved in something, not only of that scale, but of who those characters are. That’s an incredible world to be able to be in for a bit. Like, who wouldn’t want to do that?”

Whilst that is all good to hear, the one slight thing that grates on me, purely from a personal standpoint… I’d have just loved him to say something like, “That’s like intensely flattering, as you can imagine. I mean, it’s Dick Grayson, it’s Robin, it’s Nightwing, it’s this character with such a rich, strong comic book history to dive into.” I dunno, maybe that’s just the Dick Grayson fanboy in me expecting a little too much.

At present, BATMAN VS SUPERMAN is looking at a 17th July, 2015 release date.

Share your comments below or on Twitter @STARBURST_MAG

Find your local Starburst Magazine stockist HERE, or buy direct from us HERE. Our issues are also available as iPad editions, and can be downloaded via Apple HERE.


Suggested Articles:
With Sony’s animated Spider-Man movie currently in development, the film has moved to bring in two
With Amy Pascal recently suggesting that Venom may well end up existing in the same world as the Mar
Following this week’s shocking news that directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller had been fired from
In some rather surprising news, Disney’s currently-in-production Han Solo movie is now back on the
scroll back to top

Add comment

Security code

Sign up today!