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    DNArington

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    Should J.K. Simmons Return as J. Jonah Jameson in Amazing Spider-Man 2?

    Post  DNArington on August 6th 2012, 10:57 pm

    Should J.K. Simmons Return as J. Jonah Jameson in Amazing Spider-Man 2?

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    I certainly hope not! I enjoyed his proformance in the original trilogy(it is one of my favorite trilogies of all time), and thought his take on J.J. was spot on, but I don’t want this movie to tie back in any way to that trilogy. It is a new take on Spiderman, why not make it new? A cameo? Fine. As J.J.? No...Find a new actor IMO.

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    Re: Should J.K. Simmons Return as J. Jonah Jameson in Amazing Spider-Man 2?

    Post  Rickster on August 7th 2012, 10:58 pm

    I just don't know who they'll get to play the part as good as he did

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    Re: Should J.K. Simmons Return as J. Jonah Jameson in Amazing Spider-Man 2?

    Post  WhiteBoy on August 8th 2012, 2:58 pm

    Rickster wrote:I just don't know who they'll get to play the part as good as he did

    QFT! I have a hard time imagining anyone doing it better... or even as well.


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    Re: Should J.K. Simmons Return as J. Jonah Jameson in Amazing Spider-Man 2?

    Post  Dunadwarf on September 1st 2012, 12:40 pm

    If he changed his performance to be the same cynic, but less Vaudeville since these movies are a lot more serious, it could work. Of course, his over-the-topness was what made him such a great character, so it might be like hiring Jim Carrey or Jerry Lewis for a grim courtroom drama. I've seen this guy do straight stuff, so I know it's in his repetoire. The question is can he be JJJ and straight? If so, it'd be a great bit of trivia.
    If not, who else might be able to do the job?
    This might sound odd, but John Noble (Return of the King's Denethor & Fringe's Walter Bishop) might be able to play a more serious version of the guy.

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