The Dark Knight Rises Anticipation Station

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  1. Allyn Gibson

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    This surprises me, honestly, as Neeson had announced a retirement from acting for the rest of this year. He'd been working nonstop since his wife's death, and filming on Taken 2 was pushed into 2012 to accommodate his need for downtime.

    So while I have no reason to doubt that Neeson will appear in Dark Knight Rises, I don't expect it to be much more than a scene or two -- unless the retirement announcement was a cover story for his DKR return.
     
  2. JonnyQuest037

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    Doesn't Bruce have some dialogue at the end of Batman Begins stating that he plans to rebuild Wayne Manor exactly as it was? So why use a different house than the one they used in Begins?
     
  3. Captaindemotion

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    ^ Maybe the original one wasn't available, maybe they got this one cheaper, maybe the new one suited their shooting location and schedule better, maybe Bruce's architect told him that WM couldn't be re-built identically because of new building regulations, maybe they think audiences won't notice or won't care.
     
  4. Admiral James Kirk

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    I would notice. But if the movie is good I wouldn't care.
     
  5. Avalon

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    The article Captaindemotion linked to earlier says this:

     
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  7. Admiral James Kirk

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    I was wondering, are they doing any Thomas Wayne flashbacks in this movie? It occurred to me that since they're going full circle in this flick and bringing back Ras that they might bring back Thomas as well. Why do I ask? Well I remember they did a storyline in the comics where Bane was possibly the bastard son of Thomas Wayne. I thought perhaps that might be something they would tease with in this film as a way to justify Bane's presence. I dunno, maybe I'm just daft. Just thought that might be an interesting development. Then again I only got an hour's sleep last night so sunlight is an interesting development to me right now.
     
  8. JarodRussell

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    Bane being Bruce's brother is something I can very well see in a Nolan movie.
     
  9. Timby

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    It's possible, I suppose, but Linus Roache is busy shooting Titanic for ITV.
     
  10. Admiral James Kirk

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    I wonder if the ship sinks.
     
  11. Captaindemotion

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    ^ Shhhhhhh! Spoilers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  12. Broccoli

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    I think the article is looking way to into a throwaway comment. Besides, how can that really be a spoiler when that is a typical Alfred job in the comics (and in the previous movies). That would like claiming "Batman punches people" is a spoiler.
     
  13. InklingStar

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    I would not like such a plot twist. I like to see a series of movies grow organically rather than have shock twists retconned into the story at the last minute. Sandman being the "real" killer of Uncle Ben in Spiderman 3 felt like that and I would feel the same way about a long-lost son here.
     
  14. Admiral James Kirk

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    I would be okay with the Bane plot twist. But I understand how you feel. At the age of eight I found it unlikely that Princess Leia was Luke Skywalker's sister. I've come to accept it as I've lived with it since I was eight but it was pretty tacked on.
     
  15. JarodRussell

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    Nolan doesn't do these kind of cheap twists. Bane being Bruce's brother would be the very motivation of the movie. I guess. Otherwise it's just a simple Batman vs. unrelated bad guy story.

    In Begins it was Ra's, his mentor, and Falcone, who killed his parents.
    In Dark Knight it was Two Face, which he put all his hopes in, and Joker, who only appeared because of his own existence as Batman, and who kills his love.
    So I could very well see that Bane is there because he is his half brother.
     
  16. Admiral_Young

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    Theatrics and deception are something are concepts that we know that Ra's holds dear and taught Bruce. I think we could be in for a couple twists regarding Bane. My guess is that he'll be introduced as a potential heir like he was in the Legends of The Dark Knight story.
     
  17. Captaindemotion

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    Glad to hear her costume will be more practical
     
  19. Broccoli

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    Is that the first confirmation that Selina Kyle will be Catwoman in the film (assuming this "source" is legit)?
     
  20. Set Harth

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    I thought that was kind of a given.