J.K. Simmons is making the jump from Marvel to DC, when Justice League hits theaters. He’s Recently signed on to play Commissioner Gordon in multiple DC Films.
While on the Late Show With Stephen Colbert, Colbert poked fun at the legalities of existing in both the DC and The Marvel Universe and Simmons.
Colbert: Soon you’ll be Commissioner Gordon in the Justice League movies. Now can you legally do that, because you’re also in the Marvel Universe as J. Jonah Jameson in Spider-Man. Do you need a special passport to get from the Marvel Universe to the DC Universe?
Simmons: I don’t have it yet. The paperwork is in progress so, I start in a couple of months so hopefully, all of those things will get sorted out by then.
J.K. is known for playing J. Jonah Jameson in Sam Rami’s Spider-Man films. Jamesons’s brash personallity is an extremely different from Comissioner Gordon’s. He will be showing up on set to start filming in a few months. What do you guys think of Simmons’ comments so far? Do you think he’ll make a good Commissioner Gordon? Sound off in the comments section.
Justice League is Currently filming and will be directed by Zack Snyder. The film will bring back Ben Affleck as Batman, Henry Cavill as Superman, Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman and Amy Adams as Lois Lane. Officially joining the cast are, Jason Momoa as Aquaman, Ezra Miller as The Flash, Ray Fisher as Cyborg, Amber Heard as Mera and J.K Simmons as Commissioner Gordon. Willem Dafoe is currently in talks for an undisclosed role. Justice League hits theaters November 17th, 2017!