Holmes Out, Gyllenhaal In on the Dark Knight?

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picI certainly hope not. I like her okay, don’t get me wrong, she’s fine… but I don’t understand why she’s so famous, and why she has to bring down the hot quotient of the new Batman Begins sequel, The Dark Knight. Not that I go to a Christopher Nolan for babes, but isn’t that what a Hollywood movie is all about? Find the most competent AND sexy actress you can get for the part? So while I’m fine with Katie Holmes taking off as Rachel Dawes (though disappointed that they’re merely looking to recast the role instead of introducing a new character), I’m not so fine with the plain jane Maggie entering the fray. I know I’ll get yelled at for this, but I just don’t see the appeal unless she’s sitting in her own urine. There’s better in the world, folks, and that’s all I’m saying.

Here’s the current news on her “mulling” over the Dark Knight role on SCI FI.