February 2nd, 2011
05:50 PM ET
With the announcement that Henry Cavill has been cast in the next big screen incarnation of "Superman," the realization hit us like a ton of bricks (erm, steel): The Big Three of the superhero set are currently being portrayed by Englishmen.
Holy bangers and mash, Batman!
To recap: Christian Bale is the reigning Batman and Andrew Garfield is set to star in 2012's "Spiderman" re-boot. What's next? Hugh Grant as a floppy-haired, befuddled Hulk?
Don't get us wrong, we are giant Anglophiles here at the Marquee blog. We can't relate to anyone who's never seen "Ab Fab" and we're all drinking tea right now.
But think about this: J.K. Rowling insisted that all cast members of "Harry Potter" movies be British. Do you think that those who defend truth, justice and the American way - even if only on celluloid - should also pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America?
What do you think: Best man for the role and nationality be damned or U.S.A. all the way?
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