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Sunday, December 30, 2018

Sam Heugan As "The Batman"



While director Matt Reeves ("Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes") continues casting for some fey lead to star in his developing stand-alone "Batman" feature, brawny "Outlander" star Sam Heughan, who previously played the 'Dark Knight' for the "Batman Live" arena show, recently won an online poll at JustJared.com, appealing to both male and female fans as the next big screen 'Caped Crusader':


Heughan is a graduate of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama...


...and a 2003 nominee for the 'Laurence Olivier Award' for 'Most Promising Performance'.


In 2012, he originated the role of 'Batman' in the DC/Warner Brothers and Waterlane production of "Batman Live"...


...a 2012 world arena show that opened at the Staples Center in Los Angeles...


...followed by more stops in the US, before touring both South America and Europe.


In 2010, Heughan was nominated for a British Soap Award as 'Villain of the Year' for his role as 'Scott Neilson' in the BBC soap opera "Doctors"...


...plus guest-starred in several UK series including "River City," "Island at War," "The Wild West," "Midsomer Murders," and "Any Human Heart". 


Besides "Outlander", Heughan's other TV movie credits include, "Breaking the Mould" for BBC Television, "A Very British Sex Scandal" for Channel 4 and "First Light" for BBC2. 


Film credits include "Alexander the Great from Macedonia", "Emulsion" and "Heart of Lightness".


Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek Sam Heughan in "Batman Live”...