Gotham Central wrote:
As a side note, does anyone else think that from the outside, that place looks less like a penitentiary and more like fortified warehouses with fences? Its too bad that they could not have found some abandoned prison to use for the set. Prisons have more than chainlink fences...they have thick heavy walls, bullet proof glass and thick heavy doors.
From the outside, more modern prisons actually look quite a bit like college campuses. For example, here'
s a pic of one of New York's newest max. security prisons. While it's not a close up, you can see it doesn't have the "fortified" look we associate with most movie prisons.