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'The Dark Knight Rises' Script Due Today, Or Christopher Nolan's 'In Big Trouble'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • December 6, 2010 2:12 AM
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Latest Rumors Link Tom Hardy To Role Of Dr. Hugo Strange After a couple of years of speculation as to whether he would make the film, and after one passion-project turned box-office-blockbuster, Christopher Nolan finally confirmed that he would be directing the third, and final, film in the Batman series a few months back. We know that it's going to be called "The Dark Knight Rises," we know that "Bronson" star Tom Hardy will reteam with Nolan, who directed him in "Inception," by joining the regular cast, and we know... well, not much else really.

No Joker & No Two-Face: Aaron Eckhart Says He Won't Be In 'The Dark Knight Rises'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • December 3, 2010 3:41 AM
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Right now, it seems we know more about what won't be happening in Christopher Nolan's upcoming "The Dark Knight Rises" than what actually will be happening. The film won't be in 3D, won't feature the Riddler, will not feature a CGI Heath Ledger as the Joker, and now we can tell you you one more thing that won't be happening.

Emma Thomas Says 'Superman' Is Now In Zack Snyder's Hands As Nolan Will Be Too Busy With 'TDK Rises'

  • By Edward Davis
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  • December 1, 2010 6:33 AM
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CGI-Enhanced Superman Rumors Surface, The Joker As CGI Debunked For 'Batman 3,' And Ben Affleck Sorta Talks Not Directing 'Man Of Steel'Those kicking back, relaxing and insisting that "Superman: The Man Of Steel" will be in good hands because filmmaker Zack Snyder will be directing the film under the watchful aegis of "The Dark Knight" helmer Christopher Nolan may want to hold the phone slightly.

Alternate 'Inception' Poster Revealed, Christopher Nolan Talks Theories About The Film's Ending

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 24, 2010 9:52 AM
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An alternate poster for "Inception" has been revealed and well, it's pretty clear to see why it was an alternate. The stars remain figures in the distance as the cityscape curls up around them and really, it's not as striking as the official one sheets and character posters that got the thumbs up. But an interesting look at the creative process regardless.

'The Dark Knight Rises' To Shoot May-November 2011

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 19, 2010 3:13 AM
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Cast Will Get Script In JanuaryAsk a simple question, get a simple answer.

Christopher Nolan To Shoot 'The Dark Knight Rises' Completely In IMAX?

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 12, 2010 2:43 AM
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Old Rumor Surfaces Once AgainPerhaps running just as long as the rumor that the Riddler would be the villain in "The Dark Knight Rises" (which was one of the first things the secretive Christopher Nolan denied about the project) the second persistent tidbit about the forthcoming film was that Christopher Nolan and his regular DP Wally Pfister were strongly considering shooting it completely in IMAX. Of course, Nolan utilized the format for certain segments for "The Dark Knight," but due to the camera's bulky nature and noisy operation, at the time it was largely limited to exteriors or brief action sequences (notably, the opening bank heist).

'The Dark Knight Rises' To Feature Catwoman? Christopher Nolan Seeking Love Interest & Villain

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 11, 2010 8:52 AM
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Rachel Weisz, Naomi Watts, Blake Lively, Natalie Portman, Anne Hathaway & Keira Knightley In The Mix; Tom Hardy Reportedly Playing A VillainHere we go again. We probably could have broken this story ourselves as every one of these names have cropped up in recent casting rounds, but the most intriguing part of this story are not the names attached, but the revelation that Christopher Nolan is seeking two female leads for "The Dark Knight Rises": one, a love interest for Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale), the other, for a villain. This really only leaves a few possibilities for the potential foe of Batman (unless Nolan is going really obscure): Catwoman, Poison Ivy or as some of our readers have suggested, Talia al Ghul.

Christopher Nolan & Hans Zimmer Prepping "Augmented Sound Project” Based On 'Inception' Soundtrack

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 9, 2010 7:52 AM
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Get ready for your mind to be blown all over again.

'The Dark Knight Rises' Rumor: Charlize Theron, Vera Farmiga & Kacie Thomas In The Mix For Roles

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 2, 2010 6:43 AM
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So, before everyone starts weighing in, just bear in mind this rumor comes from Comic Book Movie who take non-vetted contributions from any yahoo on the Internet whether it be total bullshit or not. That said, they have been on the right track a few times and some of these casting rumors for Christopher Nolan's forthcoming "The Dark Knight Rises" could possibly make sense.

So It's Not The Riddler: Ten Candidates For The Villain In 'The Dark Knight Rises'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • October 29, 2010 4:25 AM
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After months and months of speculation, some firm information on the third Batman finally appeared yesterday, courtesy of director Christopher Nolan. It'll be called "The Dark Knight Rises," and it won't be in 3D. Plus, a little while ago, we discovered that actor Tom Hardy will be joining the cast of the film in a role that most assume to be villainous in nature. But Nolan also debunked something that many had believed to be a certainty: that one of the classics in the Batman rogue's gallery, The Riddler (previously played by Jim Carrey in "Batman Forever"), would be the villain in the picture.

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