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Nicholson. Ledger. Leto. Everyone who has played Joker in the modern era has been an Oscar-winning actor. It's an iconic role, but in the late 1980s, John Lithgow didn't know that. He auditioned to play the role in Tim Burton's 1989 Batman and actively tried not to be cast. It's a decision he regrets to this day.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

Nicholson. Ledger. Leto. Everyone who has played Joker in the modern era has been an Oscar-winning actor. It's an iconic role, but in the late 1980s, John Lithgow didn't know that. He auditioned to play the role in Tim Burton's 1989 Batman and actively tried not to be cast. It's a decision he regrets to this day.