Ever since he played the role of Green Goblin in Spider-Man two decades ago, fans have been hoping that Willem Duffo will be the perfect joker. He has been portrayed as a DC villain by many actors from Jack Nicholson and Jared Leto to Heath Ledger and Joaquin Phoenix. But many on the Internet are actively campaigning for Willem’s role.
Recently, the 66-year-old actor noticed the performance of the fans and mocked him for having ‘an anti-social vibe’. When he appeared on the popular variety show Saturday Night Live this Saturday, Willem talked about his ‘over-the-top’ acting style in his early monologue. He said, “I don’t think about controlling it. I’m not one of the sophisticated actors like Nicolas Cage or Al Pacino.
He then joked about the campaign to make him act like a joker. Comedian ‘. It’s always nice to hear that you’ve got an anti-social vibe, ”he added.
This is not the first time the legendary actor has played the iconic villain with the buzz around him. In an interview with GQ last year, he said he was ready to play the ‘Joker cheater’. He said, “” There is something as interesting as if the Joker had been a traitor. So tooling jokers can have jokers who say they are jokers, not jokers. That type opens. Increase the potential for an interesting story, especially if you have Joaquin’s Phoenix Joker, and if you have someone who imitates or deceives what he did, I imagined it. But the actor added that he has not negotiated with anyone for that.
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The Joker may still be limitless to him but Willem recently starred as another iconic comic book villain. Last year at Spider-Man: No Way Home, he reprized his role as Green Goblin, returning to the role 19 years after his first release on Spider-Man (2002).
The actor will next play the supporting role in The Northman, a historical epic starring Alexander Scorskard, Nicole Kidman, Ethan Hawke and Anya Taylor Joy.