Thursday, July 26, 2007

Watchmen Cast Confirmed!

As promised, the official cast for Zach Snyder's WATCHMEN (based off the Alan Moore graphic novel) was released at Comic Con 2007. There is only one new revelation while the other five remaining characters/actors have been leaked beforehand. Patrick Wilson, Jackie Earle Haley, Matthew Goode, Billy Crudup, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Malin Akerman have been cast in the the film "officially".

From The Hollywood Reporter:

Set in an alternate America, "Watchmen" follows costumed hero Rorschach, who is living a vigilante lifestyle because most masked heroes have retired or been outlawed. While investigating a murder, Rorschach learns that a former masked-hero colleague has been killed, prompting him to begin investigating a possible conspiracy.

Jackie Earle Haley - Rorschach

Jackie Earle Haley will play Walter Kovacs, aka Rorschach, who ignores the ban on costumed vigilantes.

Billy Crudup - Dr. Manhattan

Billy Crudup will play Dr. Manhattan, a superpowered being with godlike powers and temperament.

Malin Akerman - The Silk Spectre

Malin Akerman will play Laurie Juspeczyk/the Silk Spectre, who is involved with Dr. Manhattan -- but that relationship begins to fall apart as he becomes more disconnected from humanity.

Matthew Goode - Ozymandias

Matthew Goode will play Adrian Veidt/Ozymandias, a costume adventurer who retired voluntarily, disclosed his identity and built a large fortune. He hatches a plot to avert a global catastrophe he believes will be caused by Dr. Manhattan.

Patrick Wilson - Nite-Owl

Patrick Wilson will play the Nite-Owl, a crime-figher who uses technical wizardry and has an owl-shaped flying vehicle.

Jeffrey Dean Morgan - The Comedian

Jeffrey Dean Morgan will play the Comedian, a cigar-chomping, gun-toting vigilante-turned-paramilitary agent.

Stephen McHattie - Hollis J. Mason (Night Owl I)

Stephen McHattie will be playing Hollis J. Mason (Night Owl I), a long since retired superhero who lends his name and likeness to Patrick Wilson's character.

Carla Gugino - Sally Jupiter (Silk Spectre I)

Carla Gugino will be playing Sally Jupiter (Silk Spectre I), a burlesque dancer-turned-costumed heroine and sex symbol the Silk Spectre who is part of the Minutemen, a group of heroes who preceded the Watchmen.

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