Cooper Not Gordon, Freeman May Take Role

‘William Keck’ tells us he talked to Chris Cooper at the Golden Globes and reports the following at

Chris Cooper tells us he was offered the role of Commissioner Gordon in the new Batman film, Intimidation Game, but turned it down. “I read the script and decided the substance of the script and the character was not up to what I expected,” said Cooper. Instead, Cooper will likely play Patricia Clarkson’s lawyer in Conquistador, a film dealing with rights for the disabled and written by Cooper’s wife. In other Batman news, Morgan Freeman told us at the Big Bounce premiere that he’s considering signing on for a part.

Stay tuned for more on the Batman casting!