Billy Crudup Analyzes Dr. Manhattan

by at . Comments

In Watchmen, Billy Crudup is tasked with bringing Dr. Manhattan to life.

A former physicist that underwent a life-altering accident, this layered super hero can see the future. As Crudup told Entertainment Weekly, though, such ominiscience creates a problem for the doctor: he cares less and less for mere mortrals.

"Why bother with human beings when you can peer into a star?" the actor said, adding that the role and situation is "a thrilling thought experiment."

Watchmen fans certainly agree. The movie comes out on March 6, 2009.

Dr. Manhattan Picture

FREE Movie Newsletter

Tags: , ,

Watchmen Quotes

It doesn't take a genius to see the world has problems.

Adrian Veidt

Watchmen. One of us died tonight. Somebody knows why. Somebody knows.


Watchmen Review

Say this about Zach Snyder's adaption of Watchmen: it's uncompromising.The director makes no effort to play down any of the violent or...

Read Review Editor Rating
  • 4.5 / 5.0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
User Rating

Rating: 4.8 / 5.0 (5 Votes)