Joss Whedon Would Rather Not Cast a Celebrity As Batgirl

Casting for big-budget movies is a ridiculously complex process. It’s not just about who is right for a role, it’s about who is right for the movie. A director can’t always cast the most talented person who walks in the room. If the studio feels that person doesn’t have the star power needed to put paying customers in seats, then they’re out of the picture. It’s a game of compromise, and one that is heavily weighted against newcomers.

As with all things, though, there…

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