Identity Crisis1 of 13
Brandon Routh as Superman, Tom Welling as Superman, Kevin Conroy as an older Bruce Wayne, Burt Ward as ... got to be Dick Grayson at this point, right?
Warner Bros. the CW and Greg Berlanti seem intent on fulfilling every DC fangirl and fanboy's holiday wishes this December in the Arrowverse "Crisis on Infinite Earths" crossover.
Already a sort of 'what if the the most popular Comic-Con autograph lines and line-wide comic book crossover event had a baby,' this winter's "Crisis" could still add a few names that would sweeten the pot to unprecedented (on TV) levels.
Here are 11 more actors (or pairings) we hope also get the Crisis call.
P.S. - If we missed your favorite, tell us (respectfully) who you'd like to see heed the call on Facebook and Twitter.
Shaquille O'Neal as Steel2 of 13
Well, he might just do it...
But, no we're kidding.
Had to get that one out of our system.
Teri Hatcher and Dean Cain as Lois and Clark3 of 13
Though a recent report stated Teri Hatcher isn't scheduled to reprise her role as Lois & Clark's titular Lois Lane, we're holding out hope.
After all, both she and Dean Cain have played roles in CW's Supergirl, so we know they're in the orbit.
Bring them back along with their now sorta-grown son (Jon Kent?) to round out their tale. And if you really want fans to lose it, cast Superman Returns' Tristan Lake Leabu as Jon...
Michael Rosenbaum as Lex Luthor4 of 13
With Smallville's Tom Welling soaring in as a 10-years-later Clark Kent and Erica Durance reportedly coming back as that show's Lois Lane, why not round out the core Superman trio and tap Michael Rosenbaum as Lex Luthor?
We know he died in Smallville continuity, but this being "Crisis on Infinite Earths", why not make him the heroic Alex Luthor of Earth-3?
For an extra deep cut, we'd love to see Rosenbaum double up as an alt-Universe Wally West.
David Mazouz as Gotham Batman5 of 13
David Mazouz's turn as Bruce Wayne on Fox's Gotham wrapped earlier this year, with a glimpse at a much older Batman.
So why not bring him back as a nascent hero, a young Wayne perhaps in counterpart to Kevin Conroy's older Bruce?
For that matter... Wouldn't it be cool if Mazouz portrayed Terry McGinnis alongside Conroy's Wayne? We can dream right?
Failing that, any Gotham character would be pretty dang cool (and if Mazouz returned as Wayne, Sean Pertwee would have to come back as Alfred, right?).
Helen Slater as Supergirl6 of 13
Helen Slater has played Eliza Danvers on Supergirl for several years now - so why not close the circle and have her appear as an older Kara Zor-El in "Crisis On Infinite Earths"?
The pieces are all in place - in this case, it's just a matter of bringing them together.
Mia Sara as Harley Quinn7 of 13
The short-lived Birds of Prey TV series lives on mostly as a one-season cult classic. But it's DC-CW pedigree runs deep, having aired on CW's precursor network, the WB.
If "Crisis" is reviving previous iterations of characters for one last hurrah, we'd love to see Mia Sara reprise her role as Harleen Quinzel - and take on the mantle of Harley Quinn.
While we're at it, why not bring back the Birds themselves? Dina Meyer, who played Barbara Gordon, has appeared on several CBS network shows, and Rachel Skarsten, who played Dinah Lance, is already part of the Arrowverse as Batwoman's Alice. Bring in Ashley Scott and seal the deal...
Mark Hamill as the Joker8 of 13
If Kevin Conroy is playing Bruce Wayne, Mark Hamill has to play Joker - 'nuff said.
He's already played a Joker-styled alt-universe Trickster in Flash.
We repeat, this has to happen.
Lee Meriwether & Julie Newmar as Catwoman9 of 13
Of the three actors who portrayed Catwoman in the 1960s Batman movie and show, both Julie Newmar (top) and Lee Meriwether (bottom) are still alive (rest in peace, Eartha Kitt) - so why not bring either or both back as Selina Kyle to pair with Ward's Dick Grayson.
Julie Newmar has already reprised her Catwoman role in voice in the Return of the Caped Crusaders animated film - so bring her back on camera too. And with the nature of "Crisis on Infinite Earths", there's plenty of room for Lee Meriwether too.
The Shazam Winnebago10 of 13
If Crisis is going to go whole DC-TV hog, the 1970s Saturday morning TV series Shazam seems like a logical inclusion.
One of the two actors who played Shazam, John Davy, passed away many years ago. The original Jackson Bostwick still makes appearances at conventions, and along with the real star of the show, Michael Gray who played Billy Batson, are certainly possibilities.
But if the CW really wants to embrace the full glory of the Multiverse with its highs and lows, the show's motorhome (which was really a 1973 Dodge Open Road and not a Winnebago) that served as the gateway to the statically-'animated' council of Immortal Elders would be a way to go.
At the very least if the Open Road doesn't appear at least as an easter egg it'll be nearly unforgivable.
Chris O'Donnell as Robin and/or Alicia Silverstone as Batgirl11 of 13
While more and more feature film actors are crossing the line to do TV for streaming services and premium cable, there's still a more firm line between A-list actors and network TV - and probably an uncrossable line for a network TV superhero show.
So we're not going to spend copy arguing for Michael Keaton, George Clooney, Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway, etc. (though we're very tempted by Joseph Gordon-Levitt by Nightwing/Batman).
That said, Batman and Robin's Dick Grayson Chris O'Donnell has been a network TV star for years, and the same film's Batgirl Alicia Silverstone's last major credit was a short-lived 2018 TV series
Yes, we're flirting with indulging in the Hollywood caste system here, but it'd be a kick to see more DC movies represented - and truth be told it would be a lot of fun to see O'Donnell and Silverstone make good on their underserved movie roles.
Lynda Carter as Wonder Woman12 of 13
Was there any doubt?
Not only is this the most logical, and arguably the coolest 'get' the crossover could pull off given the context, it also seems totally doable given Ms. Carter has an established relationship with the DC-TV verse as President Olivia Marsdin on Supergirl.
Having Carter appear as Diana (perhaps having ascended to Queen of Themiscyra) seems nearly inevitable at this point, but its inevitability would not take anything away from its appeal.
This can happen. This should happen. And fans would be all about it when it does.
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