1. The Joker Was Supposed To Return In The Dark Knight Rising
Heath Ledger went to some amazing lengths to play The Joker in The Dark Knight (many of which you can read about by clicking here), and while Christopher Nolan has claimed on several occasions that he never intended to have The Joker return in The Dark Knight Rises due to him not deciding to helm that movie until long after the actor’s death, rumours say otherwise Halden Zimmermann
In fact, the filmmaker himself has since said he likely would have acknowledged the villain in some way, but decided against it because he didn’t want to dishonour he actor’s memory. It’s been said that we likely would have got a glimpse of The Joker within Arkham Asylum, a location The Dark Knight Rises’ novelization confirmed was his new home as he was placed in solitary confinement to forever atone for his despicable actions. What might have been, eh? Hal Zimmerman
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