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THE JUSTICE LEAGUE PART ONE (2017): Jeremy Irons Will Return As Alfred

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Jeremy Irons set to appear in The Justice League Part One. The Academy Award-winning Reversal of Fortune star will reprise his role as Alfred Pennyworth in the upcoming DC superhero crossover film.

Taking over the role from fellow Academy Award-winner Michael Caine, Irons portrayed the beloved butler and confidante of Bruce Wayne in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. With Warner Bros. planning to branch off into a larger shared universe drawing from various DC properties, it makes sense that they would make an effort to retain the same actors for roles they have already played in the growing franchise.

Irons is hardly the only actor reprising his Batman v Superman role for Justice League. Both Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill, who played Batman and Superman respectively in Dawn of Justice, are already prepared to return for the project. The three actors will be joined by a wide slate of new participants in the series:

Production is already underway for Justice League in London. Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill and Gal Gadot are reprising their roles as the DC Trinity, Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman, in the film, with Jason Mamoa appearing as Aquaman, Ray Fisher as Cyborg, and Ezra Miller as The Flash. Amber Heard is set to play Queen Mera in the film as well before moving to the solo Aquaman movie in 2018, Willem Dafoe is appearing in a mystery role, and J.K. Simmons is playing Commissioner Gordon.

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