3/28/2016

Watchmen (2009) - Night Owl (Patrick Wilson) and Comedian (Jeffrey Dean Morgan)
You'll never believe the movie cameos you didn't notice in Batman v Superman. The movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is full of big name stars like Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck and Gal Gadot. But hidden among the actors that got first billing are some actors that didn't get the spotlight.

The movie that everyone is comparing Batman v Superman to is Zack Snyder's Watchmen (2009). He's especially proud of it and brought some of the actors from the movie into this film. You probably noticed the first one but you never saw the others.

Warning: Spoilers for Batman v Superman

1. Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Batman v Superman (2016) - Thomas Wayne (Jeffrey Dean Morgan)
Jeffrey Dean Morgan plays the amoral superhero Edward Blake AKA Comedian in Watchmen. In Batman v Superman he plays Bruce Wayne's father Thomas Wayne. Morgan has been coy about whether he has a cameo in the movie.

When asked on Jimmy Kimmel Live whether the leaked painting of Thomas Wayne was him he only said, "It looks a lot like me, Man."

2. Carla Gugino

Man of Steel (2013) - Jor-El (Russell Crowe)
In Watchmen Carlo Gugino plays the feminist superhero Sally Jupiter AKA Silk Spectre. You couldn't miss her in her slinky outfit, but you probably didn't see her in Man of Steel. She does the voice of the Kryptonian robot Kelor.

When asked by a fan on Twitter if she's in Batman v Superman she said, "You might hear me in it if you listen carefully." She reprises her role as the computer that welcomes Lex Luthor (Jesse Eisenberg) to the Kryptonian Scout Ship in Batman v Superman.

3. Damon Caro
Damon Caro
Damon Caro was the fight choreographer / stunt coordinator on Watchmen and the second unit director on Man of Steel. Caro also has a cameo in the movie as a U.S. Soldier.

Caro is a second unit director on Batman v Superman and carries on the tradition of having a cameo. He plays an F-18 Pilot.

4. Patrick Wilson

Watchmen (2009) - Night Owl (Patrick Wilson)
Patrick Wilson plays the retired superhero Dan Dreiberg AKA Nite Owl. Created by Alan Moore, he's basically Batman with a cache of devices all themed around owls. In Batman v Superman Patrick Wilson does the voice of the President of the United States. He's responsible for the nuclear strike against Doomsday.

Back when they were casting Man of Steel he said that he'd like to play SupermanBack when they were casting Man of Steel he said that he'd like to play Superman, but that never happened. At least he got to play a small role in a Superman movie.

5. Tiffany Burns

Watchmen (2009) - Tiffany Burns
Tiffany Burns plays news reporter "Tiffany Burns" of Channel 3 News in Watchmen. She's the one that says "knot tops" killed The Comedian. It sends Night Owl on a rampage. In Batman v Superman Tiffany Burns plays an unnamed "Citizen".

So, when you watch Batman v Superman again, keep your eyes peeled for these cameos. You never know who's going to show up next!

Did you notice these cameos in Batman v Superman? Who had your favorite cameo in the movie?

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