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The Dark Knight is hung so.... You just won't believe it, Dirk Diggler has nothing on him!

Hey folks Harry here, got the following pic from Victor Giggles. Is Batman doomed? Who could stop this lynch mob? Who could have done this? I don't know, but it's a cruel cruel world when we kill our heroes... who will save us? Are we worth saving? For now - I mourn...

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  • Aug. 29, 2007, 12:52 a.m. CST


    by tendermelon


  • Aug. 29, 2007, 12:53 a.m. CST


    by Roderick Usher


  • Aug. 29, 2007, 12:54 a.m. CST

    Gonna be...

    by Massage...Bored

    ....awesome. Most anticipated film of next year by far.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 12:57 a.m. CST

    With the executed, the past tense actually 'hanged'

    by Sepulchrave

    ...but it ruins your penis joke. Sorry. This looks like a fabulous joke courtesy of Mr Ledger.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 12:58 a.m. CST

    yes, this is what joel schumacher did to the franchise

    by Leafy McPlantsalot


  • Aug. 29, 2007, 12:59 a.m. CST

    Pure West...

    by TerraRyzing

    Quick hand me my noose repellant spray!

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 1 a.m. CST

    Indy 4 will PWN this film

    by thealmightybagel

    By far more anticipated by the general public than a new Batman film.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 1:03 a.m. CST

    He's not being hanged.

    by MC-909

    That's just his new grappling hook.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 1:04 a.m. CST

    Spoiler advert?

    by CuervoJones


  • Aug. 29, 2007, 1:06 a.m. CST

    DARK KNIGHT rising.

    by LoneGun

    I'm just about at the point where I can't bear to see any other possible spoilers for this one, but it's damn hard to resist peeking. This film has got me so hyped. I don't care about the rest of 2007, I want July 2008 right now!

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 1:13 a.m. CST


    by Midol Boy

    Yeah. And I actually thought it was about his penis. I'm so disappointed.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 1:13 a.m. CST

    OK, so.....

    by closeencounter

    How would Harry know if the Dark Knight is hung.....OOHHH, you mean THAT hung!!! Sorry.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 1:16 a.m. CST

    Don't count Dirk Diggler out just yet...

    by Hairy Nutsack

    ...that ain't a rope people.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 1:22 a.m. CST

    I bet Batman has a small cock.

    by Midol Boy

    That's why he needs the costume, and the gadgets.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 1:44 a.m. CST

    This Film Is All Over


    It's hard to make out the beats of the story by trying to cut and paste set reports together. All I ask is that nolan make it <p> EPIC!

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 1:50 a.m. CST

    Seems to fit in with...

    by Pawprint

    The 'multiple fake Batmen' storyline I have been hearing about.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 1:51 a.m. CST

    Doig a piss poor job of keeping this movie under wraps,

    by The Rondo Hatton Blues Explosion

    aren't they?

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 2:02 a.m. CST

    "Hard as a Rock"... "Shooting off Early"?!

    by Pawprint

    I'm getting a little stiff meself with all this filthy talk!<p> Agreed with Rondo - seeing as how all details of this film were supposed to be a big secret, many cats have escaped from the bag.<p> I don't even know why the bothered with the fake "Rory's First Kiss" title, as that was blown WELL early..

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 2:16 a.m. CST

    What the fuck is this supposed to be?

    by Doc_Strange

    Seriously is this part of the movie or did someone just randomly hang a dude in a Batsuit? Exactly why should I care about this? More answers please.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 2:23 a.m. CST

    Maybe Louie the Lilac is behind this ...

    by Boris Baddenov

    Becuz it doesn't look like something Colonel Gumm would do.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 2:59 a.m. CST

    Look at the Suit!

    by BenFerris

    Thats the suit from the first movie. I can tell from the mask's neck piece. Maybe this explains why he gets a new suit.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 3:08 a.m. CST

    Burt Ward demands a sacrifice!

    by Doctor_Sin

    And his vengeance is complete.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 3:17 a.m. CST

    "Batman and Rollergirl" - New title confirmed!

    by Haunted Tank

    Eat your heart out, Robin!

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 3:22 a.m. CST

    "Chief O'Hara, Egghead is behind this one!"

    by Doctor_Sin

    "Begora, Commissioner! They hanged Batman like he was a Christmas goose, they did!"

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 3:29 a.m. CST

    I don't know

    by boogy110

    I know this movie will be kick ass, but I'm kinda skepticle on the Joker. Seeing those pics on him that WB demanded AICN take down, well the joker looks kinda weak.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 3:31 a.m. CST

    owen wilson is playing batman?

    by Basehead

    i thought it was christian bale?

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 3:34 a.m. CST

    Is that not Bruce Wayne in

    by damo666

    Is that not Bruce Wayne in the bottom right corner????.. abit blurry but thats how he normally stands with hands in pockets

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 3:36 a.m. CST

    Yes, I have nothing on him

    by DirkD13"

    Except for my 13 inch cock, haha! Bet Batman doesn't have one of those on his utility belt!!

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 4:12 a.m. CST


    by UMAGA

    So I guess in a month or so you'll get to the pics of Joker interrupting the funeral disguised as a cop? Or the hospital they're blowing up? The suit he is wearing is the same as one of the fake Batmans sitting in one of the leaked pics.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 4:13 a.m. CST

    And the footage of the SWAT team..

    by UMAGA

    Flying out the windows (caused by The Joker apparently)?

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 4:14 a.m. CST

    The Dark Knight

    by DuncanHines

    Is going to kick so much ass its feet ar going to be completely covered in fanboy and naysayer shit for the entire time of its stay in theaters.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 4:21 a.m. CST

    Thanks, S-chrave

    by Mister Man

    "Pictures are hung, people are hanged." Now if only they have a phrase for "there, their and they're," being that you tweeners rarely get it correct.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 4:52 a.m. CST

    looks like a Joker prank to me...

    by couP

    and nothing else. basehead, not cool dude!

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 5:08 a.m. CST

    Batman, they said you was hung!

    by raw_bean

    Baby, they was right!

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 5:19 a.m. CST

    Nice one Basehead

    by masteryoda007

    You ahd me in stitches with that one, classic.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 5:23 a.m. CST

    It's one of the fake Buttmen (as if someone didn't know

    by JackPumpkinhead

    The leaked pics showed a bunch of them sitting together, including the guy with the waffle chest. Who, as far as I can recall, is the one in this photo, too.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 5:23 a.m. CST

    Bruce Wayne in picture?

    by masteryoda007

    Well done Damo66 it does indeed look like the new skinny Bruce in the picture. That was a very good spot on your behalf, you been eating your carrots?

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 5:38 a.m. CST

    Batman always was a bit tense..

    by buffywrestling

    High strung, actually.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 5:44 a.m. CST

    I sincerley doubt thats Batman theyre hanging

    by RockLobster800

    Its most likely a dummy in a batsuit-an effigy, a symbol of Gotham's hatred for the "flying rodent", most likely orchestrateed through the fake batmen thing which in turn was created by either Maroni or the Joker. And for those saying that the fake Batmen's costumes look too much like Bat's real one and keep crying "oh, where did they get the time to order all the parts", please dont be so thick. They DONT look THAT much like Bats, seeing as you can tell theyre fake! and plus, if your city has its own vigilante, is it not possible that some company might mass produce cheap replicas for parties, kids, etc-like, I dunno,in real life when a new Batman film comes out! Plus if theres a gangster behind this, he has the money to create cheap rip off suits anyway.....also to end my rant-The Joker=he looks good! I was skeptical about Ledger, I didnt like the idea that he was only wearing makeup, but when I heard the voice and saw those photos, I thought "well Nolan has fufilled his promise-he's different but familiar"....look at his clothes-pure Joker. Look at that look on Ledgers face-he looks like a messed up loon! He sounds the part, he looks like a nutjob, and while theres more to Joker than that, I like what Im seeing so far.....

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 7:31 a.m. CST

    Joker's fault

    by godhelpus

    he framed Batman and now the public is mad, its a dummy of batman not batman

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 7:45 a.m. CST

    Anybody else notice the Indiana Jones/Batman connect???

    by mtoppi1975

    I recall the last time Indiana Jones was out (Last Crusade) that the was a Batman film with the Joker in it. I think there was also a Lethal Weapon film that summer, too - thankfully, we won't have to deal with that in 2008, though!

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 7:56 a.m. CST

    yeah mtoppi1975...

    by just pillow talk

    Someone else mentioned that in a previous talkback. I think we're just in a vicious circle and will always get the same movies over and over again. Though with these two, I definitely don't mind so much.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 8:07 a.m. CST

    The Living Daylight

    by sirbroiler

    Still giving me bad feelings that so much of this shoot is taking place in broad daylight!!! Dark Knight my ass!

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 8:30 a.m. CST

    Brooks Was Here

    by uss cygnus

    I don't think they'll put up much of a fuss...not for an old bat like me.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 8:58 a.m. CST


    by macdaddy88

    I can't believe all they managed to get was one "grainy" photo. I am starting to see the reviews here are a mixture of actual fans and reviewers, but it also seems like a great place for studios to plant "secret" or "private" screenings with "spoilers". The "Cloverfield" project will be hyped more than Superbad.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 9:04 a.m. CST

    It will look better once they orange it up

    by Crimson Dynamo

    Is Nolan going to shoot this one thru a butterscotch wrapper too?

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 9:33 a.m. CST

    I think that's actually a picture of...

    by Mr. Nice Gaius

    ...I am Batman (aka moviemack) staging a one man protest of Nolan's TDK.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 9:46 a.m. CST

    Batman's final thought: I want my sculpted neck-piece!

    by JDanielP

    See what happens when Batman can turn his head?!

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 10:09 a.m. CST


    by Mr Chuff

    jesus I saw pics from this shoot weeks ago...this site is S.L.O.W.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 10:28 a.m. CST

    you're right MNG

    by just pillow talk

    Wow, I can't believe he got his pic posted on here...

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 10:49 a.m. CST

    Sheesh, I knew Owen Wilson wanted to play Batman...

    by Stalin vs Predator

    But I thought he got over it already. Jeez!

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 10:53 a.m. CST

    Rob Zombie's Batman Begins...

    by spud mcspud

    Is Batman played by a black dude? Zombie could cast Bill Moseley and Sid Haig as KKK leaders. Hell, Sheri Moon Zombie could doance on his corpse. It's a tender tale of the first black superhero, murdered by hillbilly redneck psychos who we're then supposed to sympathise with.<P> Fuck Rob Zombie! Where's Chris Nolan's HALLOWE'EN???? (Bale as Loomis...)

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 10:55 a.m. CST

    Don't read anything into that, by the way...

    by spud mcspud

    I know irony doesn't go over well on AICN message boards. But if Rob Zombie ever did a Batman movie...<P> You know I'm right.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 12:03 p.m. CST

    Damn if he STILL doesn't look Bad ass

    by TheGreenStyle

    dead hanging from a rope.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 12:08 p.m. CST

    very weird

    by kafka07

    I'm trying to imagine how this could fit into their story. Is this hung batman a bat-dummy? Or is it supposed to be one of the batmen? How did his head not pop off from being hung from a sky scraper? I need to know.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 12:11 p.m. CST

    Morgan Freeman Confirmed

    by XXVIII

    Just read his interview over at SHH. I hadn't seen this anywhere else.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 12:17 p.m. CST

    Old News. Really Old News.

    by Magunga

    Also, for those who've mentioned that this is all being filmed in the bright light of day, calm down. First, in this incarnation of Batman there are both nights AND days, unlike Burton's movies. Second, it's common to film night scenes during the day and fix it up in editing. Think about it; it makes sense from a filmmaker's perspective.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 12:26 p.m. CST

    "Quickly, Alfred! My Bat-Autoerotic Asphyxiation Suit!"

    by Lord Haw Haw

    And the people on the business end of "the" Batman probably ought to start backing up if they know what's good for them!

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 1:21 p.m. CST

    I thought this was supposed to be about his cod piece?

    by The Dum Guy

    I hope next years round of blockbusters makes up for this years.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 1:21 p.m. CST

    Dark Victory-esque

    by BenIdom

    Seeing him on the hangmans noose reminds me of when there was an attempt to hang Batman only he had the reinforced neck brace.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 1:28 p.m. CST

    Batman's really hung up about what to do in this flick

    by TallBoy66

    Maybe all the people out there are a hung jury. Mock trail with J. Rienhold.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 1:43 p.m. CST


    by BringingSexyBack


  • Aug. 29, 2007, 1:59 p.m. CST

    Should the title not be...

    by loafroaster

    ..."So hung", rather than "hung so"? Sorry to be pedantic, but it confused me...

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 2:12 p.m. CST

    Didn't that guy from INXS go the same way?

    by Puddleglum

    just askin...

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 2:45 p.m. CST

    Dark Victory

    by deadshot07

    Wasn't there a Hangman killer in that?

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 2:45 p.m. CST


    by deadshot07

    Should have read the posts above.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 2:53 p.m. CST

    by JackBauer24

    KABLAMMO!!! Dark Knight's biggest stunt yet is online for all to see...

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 2:57 p.m. CST


    by Loosejerk

    Good to know there's a medical responder from Oklahoma in Gotham City. WTF?!!?!?

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 3:38 p.m. CST


    by deadshot07

    You didn't hear that the climax of DKR occurs in bricktown? Joker and Bats fight on top of Toby Keith's Bar and Grill

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 4:30 p.m. CST


    by DDeRosia82

    What happened to spoiler warnings??? With each spoil, I am less likely to see a movie. SOLEY because of the spoils given on aintitcoolnews, I skipped Spider-Man 3. SOLEY!!!

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 5:02 p.m. CST

    Soley? Soley!

    by CatVutt

    SOLEY!! So-LEE! SOOOLEEEY...<p> Damn. I done soleyied myself. Carry on.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 5:21 p.m. CST

    Shouldn't someone tell him

    by master_of_realty

    that bats hang upside down. Silly noose, uh, goose, uh, bat... man. Is it 2008 yet?

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 5:34 p.m. CST


    by SkidMarkedUndies


  • Aug. 29, 2007, 9:14 p.m. CST

    Does look like Bale in a suite on the right...

    by Bong

    Mob lynching one of the "fake" Batmen as Bruce looks on?

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 10:24 p.m. CST

    you IDIOT!!!! YOU made me, remember?

    by Doc_Strange

    You dropped me into that vat of chemicals. That wasn't easy to get over. And don't think that I didn't try..... <p> Funniest line from Batman. I still prefer Burton's.

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 10:53 p.m. CST

    "Holy Hangman, Batman!"

    by MrMysteryGuest

    "The Riddler must be sending you a clue! Batman? Batman? Oh...dear...God!..."

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 10:56 p.m. CST

    The fans' vengeance on Joel Schumacher is complete!

    by MrMysteryGuest

    Now the world is safe! :P

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 10:59 p.m. CST

    They apparently hung Casper on the street light, too!

    by MrMysteryGuest

    That bastard lynch mob!

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 11:01 p.m. CST


    by MrMysteryGuest


  • Aug. 29, 2007, 11:06 p.m. CST

    Bale must've read advance reviews of "3:10 To Yuma"!

    by MrMysteryGuest


  • Aug. 29, 2007, 11:13 p.m. CST

    Superman did it!

    by MrMysteryGuest

    Big Blue was jealous!

  • Aug. 29, 2007, 11:24 p.m. CST

    Looks like Michael Keaton in the suit on the right!

    by MrMysteryGuest

    He's come to inspect his handiwork! "No one plays Batman but me! Muhahahahahahahahahahaha....."

  • Aug. 30, 2007, 4:42 a.m. CST


    by NomoredirtyjokespleaseweareYanks

    this and John Rambo will rule all before them with their asskickery.

  • Aug. 30, 2007, 8:04 a.m. CST

    But we'll still have the one true Batman movie.

    by Stalin vs Predator

    Hailed be Burton, praised be Keaton.

  • Aug. 30, 2007, 12:07 p.m. CST

    It's actually either 'hung', or 'hanged'.

    by Flim_

    Both are correct. Anyone who tells you that the usage of a word in English is 'incorrect' or 'wrong' is a grammar Nazi, and doesn't know better (and also hasn't checked their credible grammatical sources). English is defined by the people who speak it, not the other way around.