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The following characters appear in the film. The following characters appear in the film.
*[[The Joker]] *[[The Joker]]
-:*[[Gothamusd.net]] mentions the bus line being rerouted in District 22, and in the [[IMAXprologue| TDK IMAX prologue]], the Joker is seen escaping the bank heist in a yellow school bus conspicuously marked "District 22." 
-:*The sixth episode of [[Gotham Tonight]], which became available on July 11, has a breaking news segment referring to the [[IMAXprologue|bank robbery that takes place during the opening sequence of ''The Dark Knight.'']] As mentioned in the [[Gothamusd.net#June_20.2C_2008|Gothamusd.net June 20]] update, there is a field trip on July 11. This might explain how the Joker is able to escape the robbery within a line of yellow school buses. 
:*The kidnappings (and later murders) of [[Whysoserious.com/Redballoons/Ineptlackeys.htm|Maroni associates Stevie and Romeo]] allow the Joker to find which bank held most of the mobs' money, in order to make the most powerful statement during the bank heist opening sequence. :*The kidnappings (and later murders) of [[Whysoserious.com/Redballoons/Ineptlackeys.htm|Maroni associates Stevie and Romeo]] allow the Joker to find which bank held most of the mobs' money, in order to make the most powerful statement during the bank heist opening sequence.
:*Joker is seen wearing a [[Ibelieveinharveydent.com|Dent support sticker]] at one point in the film. :*Joker is seen wearing a [[Ibelieveinharveydent.com|Dent support sticker]] at one point in the film.
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*[[Harvey Dent]] *[[Harvey Dent]]
:*[[Gothamelectionboard.com|Participants voted Harvey Dent as Gotham City District Attorney, the title he holds at the start of the film.]] :*[[Gothamelectionboard.com|Participants voted Harvey Dent as Gotham City District Attorney, the title he holds at the start of the film.]]
 +:*Similar to his actions in the [[IBIHDpressconference|Notaro hostage situation,]] Dent coolly takes control of the situation when <spoiler>Albert Rossi pulls a gun on him point-blank during testimony. It misfires and Dent takes the gun, punching out Rossi and giving a wry statement to Maroni.</spoiler>
:*Referred to as "Gotham's White Knight." :*Referred to as "Gotham's White Knight."
:*The slogan "I believe in Harvey Dent" is said by [[Batman|Bruce Wayne]] when showing his support for Dent, and is later given a deeper meaning at the end of the film, when <spoiler>Batman takes the blame for the murders that Two-Face committed, so that Dent's legacy as Gotham's "White Knight" will remain.</spoiler> :*The slogan "I believe in Harvey Dent" is said by [[Batman|Bruce Wayne]] when showing his support for Dent, and is later given a deeper meaning at the end of the film, when <spoiler>Batman takes the blame for the murders that Two-Face committed, so that Dent's legacy as Gotham's "White Knight" will remain.</spoiler>
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*[[Lucius Fox]] *[[Lucius Fox]]
 +:*Seen running Wayne Enterprises as CEO. <spoiler>It is very clear that he knows who Batman is, and attempts to protect his identity as well.</spoiler>
*[[Salvatore Maroni]] *[[Salvatore Maroni]]
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*[[Jonathan Crane]]/Scarecrow *[[Jonathan Crane]]/Scarecrow
 +:*Appears in the film as a drug dealer, as rumored in [[GT3transcript|the third episode of Gotham Tonight.]]
==Plot-related references== ==Plot-related references==
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:*There is a plot point involving [[Wayne_Enterprises_Invests_in_Cutting-Edge_Technology|Wayne Enterprises technology]] where <spoiler>Batman uses a new wireless technology system to secretly monitor all cell-phone users in Gotham, which threatens his relationship with Lucius Fox.</spoiler> Various characters are also seen in the film using Nokia phones. :*There is a plot point involving [[Wayne_Enterprises_Invests_in_Cutting-Edge_Technology|Wayne Enterprises technology]] where <spoiler>Batman uses a new wireless technology system to secretly monitor all cell-phone users in Gotham, which threatens his relationship with Lucius Fox.</spoiler> Various characters are also seen in the film using Nokia phones.
:*[[Gotham_Ballet_Twinkles|Ballerina Natascha Patrenko]] appears in the film as Bruce Wayne's date at a fancy restaurant, where he is introduced to Harvey Dent. <spoiler>Bruce Wayne also takes the entire Gotham ballet company on an impromptu yacht trip as part of a Batman-related alibi, causing the ballet performances to be canceled.</spoiler> :*[[Gotham_Ballet_Twinkles|Ballerina Natascha Patrenko]] appears in the film as Bruce Wayne's date at a fancy restaurant, where he is introduced to Harvey Dent. <spoiler>Bruce Wayne also takes the entire Gotham ballet company on an impromptu yacht trip as part of a Batman-related alibi, causing the ballet performances to be canceled.</spoiler>
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 +*[[Gothamcablenews.com]]
 +:*The sixth episode of [[Gotham Tonight]], which became available on July 11, has a breaking news segment referring to the [[IMAXprologue|bank robbery that takes place during the opening sequence of ''The Dark Knight.'']]
*[[Gcferries.com]] *[[Gcferries.com]]
-:*[[Gcferries.com#April_9.2C_2008|The Liberty Ferry]] is mentioned in the film.+:*[[Gcferries.com#April_9.2C_2008|The Liberty Ferry]] is mentioned very briefly in the film.
:*Two ferries are involved in the movie's climax. :*Two ferries are involved in the movie's climax.
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 +*[[Gothamusd.net]]
 +:*[[Gothamusd.net]] mentions the bus line being rerouted in District 22, and in the [[IMAXprologue| TDK IMAX prologue]], the Joker is seen escaping the bank heist in a yellow school bus conspicuously marked "District 22."
 +:*As mentioned in the [[Gothamusd.net#June_20.2C_2008|June 20]] update, there is a field trip on July 11. This might explain how the Joker is able to escape the robbery within a line of yellow school buses, since the [[GT6transcript|July 11 episode of Gotham Tonight]] reveals the bank heist has just occurred.

Revision as of 01:36, 17 July 2008

Casting sides

The casting sides that were discovered in March 2007 contain plot points that all appear in the film.

Characters

The following characters appear in the film.

  • Seen running Wayne Enterprises as CEO.
  • Appears in the film as the head Batman copycat, and is

Plot-related references

  • Evolves from a support site for Batman into a full-fledged community of organized vigilantes who emulate Batman.
  • Similar to some takedowns that are references in CFB Underground, early in the film
  • The Gotham Police Major Crimes Unit plays a significant part in the film, and Gordon openly (albeit not publicly) lets Batman work with them on their investigations.
  • Joker is
  • Corruption in Gotham PD
  • Joker provides a clue as to his future target in his own reprint of The Gotham Times, which Gordon and Batman find at the scene of a crime. It even appears slightly Jokerized.
  • There is a plot point involving Wayne Enterprises technology where Various characters are also seen in the film using Nokia phones.
  • Ballerina Natascha Patrenko appears in the film as Bruce Wayne's date at a fancy restaurant, where he is introduced to Harvey Dent.
  • The Liberty Ferry is mentioned very briefly in the film.
  • Two ferries are involved in the movie's climax.
  • Gothamusd.net mentions the bus line being rerouted in District 22, and in the TDK IMAX prologue, the Joker is seen escaping the bank heist in a yellow school bus conspicuously marked "District 22."
  • As mentioned in the June 20 update, there is a field trip on July 11. This might explain how the Joker is able to escape the robbery within a line of yellow school buses, since the July 11 episode of Gotham Tonight reveals the bank heist has just occurred.
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