Why He’s Perfect: All right, all right, you can drop those eyebrows…just hear us out a minute!
Ed Norton might not seem the obvious choice for a comic-book villain, but he can certainly be an unsettling presence on-screen. Cast your mind back to his early role in Primal Fear if you’re not convinced.
He’s also got the sort of wheedling, whiny voice that lends itself to villainy, not to mention the obvious advantage of casting someone against type for added shock value.
Whether or not Marvel would be keen post-Hulk is another matter, but we’d like to see Norton in full-on villain mode. So long as its nothing like his attempt in The Italian Job that is… Essential Scene: A final showdown with Strange, in which Nightmare’s lines sound suspiciously dubbed in the wake of another Norton hissy-fit…