12 Things You Didn't Know About "Batman Begins"
9 of 12 Marilyn Manson, Dr. Who And Obi Wan Were Almost The Scarecrow
Marilyn Manson was considered for the role of the Scarecrow/Jonathan Crane. Christopher Eccleston and Ewan McGregor were also up for the part.
10 of 12 Them Pretty Blue Eyes
Cillian Murphy was originally considered for the role of Batman/Bruce Wayne before the part went to Christian Bale. Christopher Nolan was so impressed with Murphy’s audition as Batman, in particular enamored with Murphy’s piercing blue eyes, he cast the actor as the Scarecrow/Jonathan Crane. So the audience could get a better look at Murphy’s eyes, Nolan took every opportunity to get Murphy to take his glasses off in “Batman Begins.”