This November’s ‘Justice League’ will see the introduction of a new Commissioner Jim Gordon to the DC Extended Universe – but it sounds like it will be a pretty short introduction. JK Simmons, who will make his debut as the time-honoured ally of Batman in the superhero ensemble piece from ‘Man of Steel’ and ‘Batman V Superman’ director Zack Snyder, has revealed in a new interview that he won’t be in the film much. Reintroduction might be the better word, given that Commissioner Gordon has been a staple of the ‘Batman’ movies, played by the late Pat Hingle in the Tim Burton and Joel Schumacher movies, and most recently by Gary Oldman in Christopher Nolan’s ‘Dark Knight’ trilogy.
“Rock Dog” is 3D animated comedy that’s based on the Chinese graphic novel, “Tibetan Rock Dog”. “Rock Dog” is directed by Ash Brannon, with a story and screenplay by him too. It features the voice talents of Luke Wilson (Bodi), Eddie Izzard (Angus Scattergood), J.K. Simmons (Khampa), Lewis Black (Linnux), Kenan Thompson (Riff), Mae Whitman (Darma), Jorge Garcia (Germur), Matt Dillon (Trey), and Sam Elliot (Fleetwood).
As far as action-comedy duos go, J.K. Simmons and Emile Hirsch probably aren’t the most obvious of pairings. Hirsch plays Martin, a struggling Los Angeles banjo player recently dumped by his girlfriend Ginnie (Analeigh Tipton).
There’s plenty of hype and anticipation over the future of Ben Affleck’s Batman, especially where ‘Justice League’ is concerned. While Affleck’s solo outing is in the works, we’ll next see the Dark Knight appear in Zack Snyder’s ‘Justice League’, which is the Avengers equivalent for DC. Speaking to Extra TV on the upcoming superhero projects and about what fans can expect, Affleck teased over the new additions we will see to the Batsuit in terms of tech and gadgets.
J.K. Simmons has not only revealed that he’s already finished his work on ‘Justice League’ but he’s also admitted that his role as Commissioner Jim Gordon in the blockbuster isn’t actually that big. Simmons was then quizzed about who he got to spend most of his scenes as Commissioner Jim Gordon with, which led him to remark, “Yeah, mostly with Ben [Affleck]. Which, off the back of the poor critical response to ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice’, is probably the nicest thing that ‘s been said about Zack Snyder in a while.
JK Simmons has been talking about his upcoming role as Commissioner Gordon in DC superhero epic ‘Justice League’, describing Batman’s famed ally as a “badass”. Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, Simmons said: “People of my generation remember Commissioner Gordon as this jolly, ineffectual Santa Claus type, and I think over the years in the comics there’s definitely much more of a badass side to him.
The ‘Whiplash’ Oscar-winner will follow on from Gary Oldman and the late Pat Hingle as the latest big screen incarnation of Batman ally Commissioner Gordon - and, as the actor explains to Entertainment Weekly, his version will be somewhat different. “People of my generation remember Commissioner Gordon as this jolly, ineffectual Santa Claus type, and I think over the years in the comics there’s definitely much more of a badass side to him.
Earlier this month, J.K. Simmons basically broke the internet when pictures of his insanely jacked body started to do the rounds online. Was it for ‘Justice League’? Will his Commissioner Gordon beat Batman and Superman in a fight?
Pictures of J.K. Simmons working out in a Los Angeles gym in preparation of his role in as Commissioner Jim Gordon in ‘Justice League have taken the internet by storm over the last few days. Rather interestingly Williamson insisted that he wasn’t aware if Simmons, who he described as the most natural trainer he’s ever worked with, had got into shape for his role as Commissioner Gordon in ‘Justice League’, refusing to comment on this speculation. Instead, Williamson added, “[Simmons] is just a really good friend of mine, and he’s been training now for a couple of years.
This week has seen the first major casting announcement for Zack Snyder’s ‘Justice League: Part 1’, with Oscar-winner JK Simmons taking on the role of Batman’s long-time ally Commissioner Jim Gordon.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, J.K. Simmons has landed the role of Gotham City’s Commissioner Gordon in the upcoming ‘Justice League’ movie. “The Justice League has found its Commissioner Gordon,” they revealed.
It’s always fun trying to figure out the A-list voices in animated movies. Here, you can bone up on which stars to listen for this weekend when Kung Fu Panda 3 high-kicks into theaters. This exclusive group shot features the voice cast of the sequel — as well as a whole lot of pandas. A class photo of sorts, let’s zoom in and get a closer look (from left): J.K. Simmons, who plays evil Yak chi master Kai, looks like anything but a baddie in this jovial pose. And Kate Hudson appears to be having a great time, too. ...
The full cast for Disney’s ‘Zootropolis’ (that’s ‘Zootopia’ to anyone outside of the UK) has been announced, and it includes Idris Elba and J.K. Simmons.
Wait, J.K. Simmons is in 'Terminator Genisys?' After being MIA in all the previous teaser footage for the upcoming “re-imagining" of the Arnold Schwarzenegger blockbuster series, the newly minted Oscar winner appears in this exclusive new TV spot as a neurotic San Francisco police detective.