“Batman” could’ve looked very different if it hadn’t been for Pierce Brosnan’s throwaway comment.
During an appearance on “The Tonight Show” on Tuesday, the actor, 69, revealed he auditioned for Tim Burton’s 1989 hit film “Batman.”
“I went up for Batman way back in the day when Tim Burton was doing it. Obviously, I didn’t get the job,” the Irish actor told host Jimmy Fallon.
“I remember saying something stupid to Tim Burton, I said, ‘You know I can’t understand any man who would wear his underpants outside his trousers.’ But there you go… the best man got the job.”
The part ultimately went to Michael Keaton, who later reprised the role in “Batman Returns” in 1992.
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