'The Dark Knight Rises' Production Notes Whets Appetite

0
0
Subscribe to Tom Hardy alerts


Warner Brothers are really beginning to ramp up the hype for the forthcoming Batman movie, 'The Dark Knight Rises'. Their latest move is to release a 49-page dossier containing production notes from the movie, as shared by deadline.com. The document is described by thestar.com as "(including) bits of dialogue, (which) are understandably self-serving and, in some instances, earnestly cringe-worthy."
One of the worst examples of such cringe-worthy commentary comes from the actor Tom Hardy, who plays the role of Bane. The quote from the production notes certainly errs on the side of 'cheesy,' saying "Tom Hardy, whose character is supposed to be more than a match for the Dark Knight, recounts, 'I remember the first time I saw Christian in the makeup chair, and I arrogantly thought to myself, 'That's not a problem. I can handle him.' And then, on the set, Batman showed up. It wasn't Christian Bale anymore; he absolutely was Batman."
The production notes, despite being such a hefty document, do not reveal anything about the movie's plotline that hasn't already been shared with us. What this latest piece of the Batman marketing puzzle does contain, though, is a collection of quotes from director and co-writer Christopher Nolan, as well as the movie's biggest stars, including Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy and Christian Bale. The release of the production notes comes in addition to the six minute prologue also being made available, as well as a series of movie posters. The Dark Knight Rises is scheduled for release on July 20, 2012.


Contactmusic

Tags: Tom Hardy - Christopher Nolan - Anne Hathaway - Christian Bale

0
0
Subscribe to Tom Hardy alerts
Advertisement

More Tom Hardy

Mad Max: Fury Road Trailer

With the world first running out of oil, water soon followed. Planet Earth is now covered in endless deserts, and people driven completely insane through...

Casting For 2016's 'Suicide Squad' Announced

In possibly controversial news, the casting for DC Comics’ supervillain team-up movie Suicide Squad has been announced, and the biggest news of all is that...

Suicide Squad Cast: Tom Hardy, Will Smith, Jared Leto Announced

Will Smith, Tom Hardy, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Jai Courtney and Cara Delevingne have been announced as the primary cast members for the DC Comics...

FX Lands Rights to BBC Series 'Taboo', with Tom Hardy

FX has landed the domestic rights to the BBC period drama Taboo, which will star Tom Hardy. The series hails from Ridley Scott and World...

Advertisement

FX Acquire Tom Hardy's Upcoming BBC Drama 'Taboo'

Tom Hardy's transition back to the small screen will be taking place in the U.S., as well as the U.K. Television network FX have acquired...

The Drop Movie Review

A slow-burning intensity sets this crime thriller apart from the crowd, directed by Belgian filmmaker Michael Roskam with a sharp focus on flawed characters who...

'The Drop' Starring Tom Hardy Is A European Invasion

For such a deeply American story, written by that chronicler of blue-collar New England life Dennis Lehane, the new crime thriller 'The Drop' boasts a...

'The Drop' Features Tour-de-Force Performance from James Gandolfini

It seems opportunist and downright lazy to suggest Michael R. Roskam's new crime-drama is a "fitting" final film for the late James Gandolfini. The Brooklyn-born...

Advertisement

Comments

Tom Hardy Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Tom Hardy

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All