Nicolas Cage Reveals to Warner Bros. He Wants To Join 'The Batman' Sequel as Villain, Egghead

Nicolas Cage might just be entering into the world of DC Comics for his next career move.

In a message to Warner Bros. executives, Cage told reporters at SXSW that he is interested in taking on the role of the villain Egghead in a potential sequel to Matt Reeves’ The Batman. While a sequel has yet to be announced, Cage is putting his hat in the ring, just in case. In the interview, Cage discussed the upcoming releasingstating, “We have this new [movie with] Robert Pattinson as The Batman, which I’m excited to see. I haven’t seen it yet but I think he would be terrific.”

In regards to playing Egghead he added, “The villain that Vincent Price played on the 1960s show, Egghead, I think I want to have a go at Egghead. I think I can make him absolutely terrifying. And I have a concept for Egghead. So let them know over at Warner Bros., I’m down for Egghead.” In the comics, Egghead is a bald-headed master criminal known to be one of the smartest people in the world. In Cage’s words, he hopes to bring a new “terrifying” persona to the new Egghead, should he be given the chance.

The Batman is now playing in theaters worldwide.

In other Nicolas Cage news, he recently addressed the possibility of National Treasure 3 and Face/Off 2.
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