Cillian Murphy almost became Batman in Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight.
Irish actor screen-tested with Amy Adams, but the role went to Christian Bale.
Murphy ended up playing Scarecrow in the film and looks back on the experience fondly.
Bale was the only actor who was right for the role at the time, says Murphy.
In conversation with The Hollywood Reporter, the actor shares his thoughts on audition.
Clip of Murphy's screen test as Batman is available online.
Many actors have played Batman, including Michael Keaton and Robert Pattinson.
The Dark Knight is a successful superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan.