RUMOR: Is Robin a Girl in TDKR?

Starting because of a cryptic casting comment by Variety, and prophesied by AICN, the new rumor states that actress Juno Temple may be playing the female robin.

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By SuperConnerKent - 3/20/2011
HERE is what Variety said that created the hoo haw:

--it's known that Juno Temple is being eyed for a supporting role as a street-smart Gotham girl.


And HERE is what AICN's hercules added to that:

The same story in Variety suggests 21-year-old British actress Juno Temple (“Year One,” “Greenberg”) is being sought to play a “street-smart Gotham girl.” When we last saw Barbara “Batgirl” Gordon she was still pretty tiny, so my suspicion is they might be casting something akin to a female Robin.


Temple, who can now be seen in Jordan Scott's "Cracks" and Gregg Araki's "Kaboom," has two Sundance pics in the can -- Elgin James' "Little Birds" and last year's festival hit "Dirty Girl." She recently wrapped starring roles in the indies "Killer Joe" alongside Matthew McConaughey and Emile Hirsch, as well as "Jack and Diane." In addition, thesp plays Queen Anne in Paul W.S. Anderson's adaptation of "The Three Musketeers" and is gearing up to co-star in indie thriller "A Single Shot."

Is it true then? Dunno. We report, you decide.
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RedHood3113 - 3/20/2011, 6:33 PM
for the love of god.. please dont let this be true
SaintCrow - 3/20/2011, 6:35 PM
i really don't want to see robin at this stage, girl or boy. maybe a film as nightwing, but no robin
RorMachine - 3/20/2011, 6:35 PM
AICN just say their GUESS is that it's a female Robin.
PaulRom - 3/20/2011, 6:41 PM
NONONO.
That's just wrong. She would rock as Harley Quinn.
Moakynubs - 3/20/2011, 6:46 PM
Dick Grayson or not at all. The end, for Nolan's movies I'd have to say no Robin, but I want to see a real Batman & Robin movie some time.
PaulRom - 3/20/2011, 7:03 PM
@Superconnerkent I just hate the idea of a live action female Robin. Heck we haven't even had Tim Drake or Nightwing yet.
Deadshot - 3/20/2011, 7:27 PM
This is a joke right?
ultimatefan1974 - 3/20/2011, 7:41 PM
This sounds as silly as the old "Hathaway will play only Selina" rumor. A streetsmart girl could well be Holly from Year One -although she may not be a hooker.
adamrich81 - 3/20/2011, 7:43 PM
Yeeeah, that's a hell of a guess. Quite a stretch.
m2prod - 3/20/2011, 7:44 PM
That casting description could apply to almost any character. Besides, Nolan said a year ago that Robin was not part of this story.
yankeemanf - 3/20/2011, 7:45 PM
nolan said no robin lol
supertrackmonkey - 3/20/2011, 7:47 PM
Its more likely that she will play a girl Catwoman saves
InstigatorGIRL - 3/20/2011, 7:48 PM
Oh for crying out loud. Like what ultimatefan1974 said. She's most likely being cast as Holly Robinson... C'mon now. LOL.
RorMachine - 3/20/2011, 7:49 PM
My suspicion is she will be playing a transsexual version of The Blue Beetle.

There. New rumor.
robbo1701 - 3/20/2011, 7:49 PM
My vote is for harley quinn but if she is a female robin im gonna be pissed, i'm sure i read on here a few months ago that Nolan said he wouldn't have robin (of any gender) in his 3 films, and so far he has stuck to that, awww hell with it in nolan i trust not let us down so far.
Exiles - 3/20/2011, 7:53 PM
she could easily be holly robinson
killzonev2 - 3/20/2011, 7:54 PM
@superconnerkent

he does have a say, its in his contract, it was pre-negotiated before batman begins between him and nolan
Knightstalker - 3/20/2011, 7:56 PM
She's probably Catwoman's version of Alfred. You know, the support system at home i.e. Mavis from TAS or something akin to that. I'm probably wrong, but that was my first thought.
Nick56 - 3/20/2011, 7:57 PM
Robin would not work in Nolans batman world.
BIGBMH - 3/20/2011, 7:58 PM
If Nolan can't be convinced to include Dick Grayson in this movie, I highly doubt he would think throwing in a female Robin would be a good move.
EditNinja - 3/20/2011, 8:00 PM
Rubbish.
schneider625 - 3/20/2011, 8:01 PM
These people who are rumoring a Robin incarnation, obviously, don't know much about the Batman mythology or Nolan's style. There will not be a female Robin. Holly Robinson is more likely.
optimus69 - 3/20/2011, 8:07 PM
its not robin cant be nolan said no robin so lets pray hes not had a stroke and not thinking straight...
DaenerysTargaryen - 3/20/2011, 8:08 PM
well not the robin I want but whatever. Someday I will see Nightwing on the big screen. SOME DAY! ;)
killzonev2 - 3/20/2011, 8:10 PM
@superconnerkent

here follow these links, show me the interview where he says "i have no creative control over whats put in the bat-films."

http://www.starpulse.com/news/index.php/2008/07/02/batman_bale_says_no_to_robin_

http://www.watcherswatch.com/blog/716081

**nolan isnt going to lose the star of his films for robin, there isnt going to be a robin because one website made a guess**
NeoBaggins - 3/20/2011, 8:12 PM
“street-smart Gotham girl”= Whore. In BatMan: Year One, CatWoman looks after a little girl that's being pimped out. They're probably just making her older because 13 may be a little too real even for a Nolan BatMan film. Who knows.

The film is so anticipated that there will speculation about every damn role, right down to the garbage man who everyone will think is the Penguin.
The14thAvenger - 3/20/2011, 8:14 PM
ANYBODY THINK SHE MAY BE BARBARA GORDON??????
kierancatwitch - 3/20/2011, 8:16 PM
this is so lame!

SuperConnerKent@ in what universe does a female Robin make more sense then holly robinson? Believe it or not, there is a thing called a "supporting cast". Holly is a part of Selinas past (& future).

For F***ks sake, why do people assume every casting choice is gonna involve a pair of tights? There are"normal people" in this & in every other version of Gotham.
killzonev2 - 3/20/2011, 8:17 PM
@darkmatter

me too man, tag team baby!
droopy1317 - 3/20/2011, 8:20 PM
no robin
kierancatwitch - 3/20/2011, 8:23 PM
NeoBaggins@ the girl in Batman: Year One, was Holly

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holly_Robinson_%28fictional_character%29

& I agree with you 100%
killzonev2 - 3/20/2011, 8:25 PM
@weneedrevelation

i agree with you 110% man
Devastator335 - 3/20/2011, 8:35 PM
Please let this be fake! Robin as a girl? Hell no!
Make him a dude! This can't be!
NeoBaggins - 3/20/2011, 8:35 PM
kierancatwitch Cool, then it's a logical assumption.

And hey, SuperConnerKent! You already said you hated Nolan's films, but you're dedicating a lot of time to TDKR. I'm only curious because you previously said you weren't a troll.
killzonev2 - 3/20/2011, 8:38 PM
@AlReg

i agree with you completely, i think this article is horseshit and everybody that disagrees with the article superconnerdouche just makes fun of them. it does make the site look bad and i think it should be taken off
turrettsxxx - 3/20/2011, 8:41 PM
Can't we all just get along? I read this site every day and I rarely ever say anything. But today, I felt compelled. For one, just because you post an article here and 90% of the people disagree with you, it's not a reason to be a dick SuperConnerKent. And two,did you think Falcone was a big character before Batman Begins? He was pretty obscure going by the previous Batman films' rogues gallery. That's because that doesn't mean anything in the current Batman movies. They're more based in reality, meaning REAL PEOPLE. Having someone other than a hero or villain in them MAKES SENSE so just because a female Robin would give you a boner, it doesn't always make sense in the grand scheme of these movies. Calm down, and stop being a dick.
Christuffer - 3/20/2011, 8:44 PM
@Everyfreakingbody

1) Shut up.
2) Go look in the mirror. Are you an adult?
- If "Yes", please continue reading.
- If "No", go aska yo momma to change a yo diaper
3) Reread all Batman news articles posted since TDK was released
- Understand that regardless of what YOU want, what's going to happen will happen.
4) Apologize to SuperConnorKent.
5) For the love of God, please keep your comments off the site's articles if you can't act like you have some friggin' sense. You have a brain to take care of yourself and to be a good person, not to act like a First-Class butthead.
Haven't you realized how more than just the 'F' word has been bleeped from the site?

@SuperConnorKent
I don't know yet if I would hate or love a girl Robin. Personally, I would love to see a Nolan-class Robin IN a movie, but i'm not opposed to him/her not being the film either. I'm thinking it should be hinted at....not executed for now
ironpool007 - 3/20/2011, 8:44 PM
I doubt this is true. Nolan has made it clear that he does not want Robin in his movies. Plus Batman is likely to already have another to team up with and that is Catwoman.
Ryguy88 - 3/20/2011, 8:45 PM
Why are people getting mad at this, it's just some speculation on the part of ONE guy on some other site, which the article clearly outlines. No one's life needs to be threatened here.
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