Why Jon Cryer Should Play a Psychopath in a Movie

TVOvermind | 2/7/2016 | Tom
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Can anyone remember a time when Jon Cryer was actually the geeky guy that had a crush on Molly Ringwald’s character? Yeah, there was a time and place when he seemed absolutely hopeless and yet turned out to be one of the coolest and most caring friends ever. Then for a while he became the geeky dad on Two and Half Men that was so utterly hopeless that he made his doofy son look cool at times. But as of now it would seem that Jon is really stepping up his game since he’s taken on a role that has for the most part been reserved for those that don’t make complete fools out of themselves in various parts. In all honesty though it would seem that he’s anything but geeky in this new role and has really taken on a part that will establish him as someone you just don’t mess with.

The fact that he’s playing Lex Luthor, a brilliant and rather brutal individual, in Supergirl is enough to think that he’s ready for a movie that might make him into a certified psychopath. In looking at things from this point of view Cryer has all the necessary components needed for a character that’s inherently disturbed and absolutely dangerous without being too obvious about it. He’s got an odd look, is able to create weird but somehow quirky mannerisms, and can play a socially inept character or one that’s cultured and entirely capable of speaking to others in a calm and rational manner that would set them at ease. He’s the kind of guy that you wouldn’t expect to be a psycho in any way, shape or form since he can act so inherently goofy and friendly, but beyond that facade there’s something to Cryer that says he can...
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