Billy Dee Williams will Voice Two-Face in The LEGO Batman Movie

Billy Dee Williams will Voice Two-Face in The LEGO Batman Movie

After more than 20 years of waiting, Billy Dee Williams will finally play Two-Face.

2014's The LEGO Movie was a surprise hit. News of sequels and spinoffs soon spawned, and the next chapter of the franchise, The LEGO Batman Movie, will hit theaters in February of 2017. Today on Twitter, we learned one semi-important bit of casting news: Billy Dee Williams will voice Two-Face in the movie.

Why does this matter? Well, fans of the live-action Batman movies will note that Williams played Harvey Dent in the 1989 Tim Burton film, but never got the chance to turn into the villainous Two-Face. The role was then given to Tommy Lee Jones in 1995's Batman Forever. Williams was paid in order for the role to be recast.

So, fans, you'll finally get to see, at least in an even jokier, less-serious movie, what Williams would have done as Two-Face. That should be exciting news.

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He was not even Two Face at all, only Harvey Dent.

Ugh I just know I am gonna be surrounded by people in this site eating this movie up. Its gonna be months full of annoying memes and references and stupidity from this fuckin movie :P

I still get annoyed every time I here someone sing "EVERYTHING IS AWESOME!!!"

Fuck me I am not looking forward to Feburary.

Samtemdo8:
He was not even Two Face at all, only Harvey Dent.

Ugh I just know I am gonna be surrounded by people in this site eating this movie up. Its gonna be months full of annoying memes and references and stupidity from this fuckin movie :P

I still get annoyed every time I here someone sing "EVERYTHING IS AWESOME!!!"

Fuck me I am not looking forward to Feburary.

but...
but...

Isn't everything cool when you're part of a team?

Fun poking aside, I'm looking forward to this movie. Really looking forward to DC's grim dark attitude being taken down a peg.

Unless Mark Hamill is voicing the Joker, I'm probably not going to care about this movie. It and the Lego movie are the opposite of the humor I enjoy.

I figured he would be ever since I saw the official minifig they were making for this version of Two-Face. Its nice for him that he's finally getting the role he wanted, and nice for me that I get to hear his wonderful voice in something else

Even after seeing the teaser, I can't look at that Robin without thinking Carrie Kelly. Anyway, I'm excited about this movie and can't wait to see what it winds up being all about. It looks like one of the best Batman things to come out in a while.

Shoggoth2588:
Even after seeing the teaser, I can't look at that Robin without thinking Carrie Kelly. Anyway, I'm excited about this movie and can't wait to see what it winds up being all about. It looks like one of the best Batman things to come out in a while.

You mean its not Carrie?

Samtemdo8:
He was not even Two Face at all, only Harvey Dent.

Ugh I just know I am gonna be surrounded by people in this site eating this movie up. Its gonna be months full of annoying memes and references and stupidity from this fuckin movie :P

I still get annoyed every time I here someone sing "EVERYTHING IS AWESOME!!!"

Fuck me I am not looking forward to Feburary.

He took the role of Harvey Dent because, being a fan of Batman, he knew that Harvey Dent eventually became Two-Face, and was totally on board with that. However, when Tim Burton left and Joel Schumacher came in, they decided they'd really rather have Tommy Lee Jones in the role of Two-Face, and basically screwed Billy Dee Williams out of the role he wanted to play. This is Billy Dee Williams getting to play the role he wanted to play 20 years ago. That warms my heart, to be quite honest.

Silentpony:
Unless Mark Hamill is voicing the Joker, I'm probably not going to care about this movie. It and the Lego movie are the opposite of the humor I enjoy.

Pretty much my thoughts here as well.

thebobmaster:

Samtemdo8:
He was not even Two Face at all, only Harvey Dent.

Ugh I just know I am gonna be surrounded by people in this site eating this movie up. Its gonna be months full of annoying memes and references and stupidity from this fuckin movie :P

I still get annoyed every time I here someone sing "EVERYTHING IS AWESOME!!!"

Fuck me I am not looking forward to Feburary.

He took the role of Harvey Dent because, being a fan of Batman, he knew that Harvey Dent eventually became Two-Face, and was totally on board with that. However, when Tim Burton left and Joel Schumacher came in, they decided they'd really rather have Tommy Lee Jones in the role of Two-Face, and basically screwed Billy Dee Williams out of the role he wanted to play. This is Billy Dee Williams getting to play the role he wanted to play 20 years ago. That warms my heart, to be quite honest.

Was going to say this too. I read that when he pushed for the part the producers had no idea that Dent was Two-face so he was kind of sneaking in the back door to get the role. Well it's about time that paid off!

This has been a slow build 27 years in the making, hats off to them

Thus, the prophecy comes to pass.

Pallindromemordnillap:
I figured he would be ever since I saw the official minifig they were making for this version of Two-Face. Its nice for him that he's finally getting the role he wanted, and nice for me that I get to hear his wonderful voice in something else

I had to double check that when go through the slideshow, dead ringer for her.

 

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