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Jeremy Irons to return as Alfred for 2017’s Justice League Part One

2 May 2016 12:35 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Since an on-screen Batman isn’t complete without his Alfred Pennyworth, Jeremy Irons will be reprising his role from Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice as the Wayne family butler and chief of security in Zack Snyder’s Justice League Part One. 

The news was confirmed to Showbiz 411 by Irons himself while he was promoting his newest film The Man Who Knew Infinity. The outlet also mentions that Irons will be back on board for the 2018 Batman solo film, directed by his frequent Dawn of Justice screen partner and the Caped Crusader of DC Extended Universe, Ben Affleck.

The size of Irons’ role in Justice League is currently unknown, but it shouldn’t necessarily come as a surprise that he’ll be back, considering that for each of the Dark Knight’s previous live-action cinematic efforts, dating back to 1966’s Adam West-starring Batman, Alfred has appeared.

Irons took the role over from Michael Caine, »

- Justin Cook

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Oberon Later Years: From Empress to Duchess, Shah of Iran Mexican House Connection

25 March 2016 11:15 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Merle Oberon films: From empress to duchess in 'Hotel.' Merle Oberon films: From starring to supporting roles Turner Classic Movies' Merle Oberon month comes to an end tonight, March 25, '16, with six movies: Désirée, Hotel, Deep in My Heart, Affectionately Yours, Berlin Express, and Night Song. Oberon's presence alone would have sufficed to make them all worth a look, but they have other qualities to recommend them as well. 'Désirée': First supporting role in two decades Directed by Henry Koster, best remembered for his Deanna Durbin musicals and the 1947 fantasy comedy The Bishop's Wife, Désirée (1954) is a sumptuous production that, thanks to its big-name cast, became a major box office hit upon its release. Marlon Brando is laughably miscast as Napoleon Bonaparte, while Jean Simmons plays the title role, the Corsican Conqueror's one-time fiancée Désirée Clary (later Queen of Sweden and Norway). In a supporting role – her »

- Andre Soares

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