Zack Snyder Had Ideas for Dave Bautista in the DCEU (But Not as Bane)

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Zack Snyder Had Ideas for Dave Bautista in the DCEU (But Not as Bane)

Although Dave Bautista has expressed interest in playing Bane, Zack Snyder says he had other ideas for the actor in the DC Extended Universe.

Zack Snyder had ideas about what Dave Bautista could do in the DC Extended Universe that didn’t involve Perdition. The wrestler-turned-lead actor in Snyder’s Army of the dead, which comes out May 21. Bautista plays Scott Ward, who teams up with a group of mercenaries to plan a heist. Things are complicated by a zombie outbreak that will set Army of the dead apart from other heist movies. A trailer debuted in mid-April and established the film as one of the most anticipated projects of the year.

Apart from Army of the dead, Bautista is known for his role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Drax the Destroyer. However, he has yet to appear in the DCEU, even turning down a role in James Gunn. Suicide squad to work with Snyder on Army of the dead. However, Bautista has made no secret of his dream role in DC. He has brought up his desire to play the Batman villain Bane multiple times, even sharing a story about going straight to DC Films to publicize his interest in the role.

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During the part “Spotlight on Army of the Dead with Zack Snyder” of Justice With, Snyder referenced Bautista’s ongoing campaign to play Bane, but revealed that he had other things in mind for the actor in the DCEU:

In the meantime, we have to figure out how to get Dave Bautista to be Bane. I feel like, I mean, I saw him talking about it, and I thought, ‘Okay, sure, you know, I had other ideas about what Dave Bautista could do in the DC Universe, but apparently it’s Bane, and we can talk about others. , there are other possibilities, but let’s all accept the fact that it has to be Bane, and there are no two ways to do it. ‘

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Since Snyder doesn’t offer details, it’s impossible to know what he had in mind for Bautista. Although Bane is still the actor’s first choice, he also mentioned Lobo as a character he would like to play. TO Wolf The movie has been in the works since 2009, so it’s only fitting that Bautista was or may still be in the mix for that if it ever comes to fruition. However, Snyder may have had a completely different idea. The director has a real knack for bringing characters and actors together in unexpected ways, so it would have been interesting to see his ideas for Bautista in the DCEU.

Unfortunately, it now seems unlikely that Bautista will star in a Snyder DC movie. Warner Bros. has made it clear that they see Zack Snyder’s Justice League as the end of his vision for the franchise, despite some calls to “restore the Snyderverse.” Still, Bautista’s experience in the MCU makes him seem like a natural fit for the DCEU as well, regardless of what character he plays. Hopefully, you will be able to lend your expertise to the franchise at some point in the future, even if it is not so Perdition.

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