Alec Baldwin: I’m Not Riffing Off Trump in JOKER (UPDATED: He’s OUT!)


UPDATE: USA Today is reporting Baldwin has left the project completely. “I’m no longer doing that movie,” Baldwin said, citing scheduling issues. “I’m sure there are 25 guys who can play that part.”  The original report is below…

A couple of days ago, we learned that Alec Baldwin had been cast as Thomas Wayne in Todd Phillip’s upcoming film, JOKER.

In a story reporting the casting news, one trade said Thomas Wayne would be depicted as “cheesy and tanned businessman who is in the mold of a 1980s Donald Trump.”

Not true says Alec Baldwin himself.  Check this out…

So that, is that. – Bill “Jett” Ramey

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A life-long Batman fan, Bill "Jett" Ramey is the founder of BATMAN ON FILM. His passions include Dallas Cowboys football (fan since birth/season ticket holder since 2000), Elvis Presley, Rock music, cold beer, dive bars, the city of Austin, his summer house in Minnesota, the University of Texas Longhorns and...THE BATMAN (fan for 50+ years)! He resides in the great state of Texas with his lovely wife ("Announcer Rachel"), his youngest son, and 1.5 Boston Terriers.