RUMOR: DC Character 'Roland Daggett' To Appear In The Dark Knight Rises
A source has taken new on-set pictures of the actors, the sets & some revealing photos of tags on the trailers that allude to, two not yet revealed characters making an appearance in the film. The source also has some speculative information to explain the mysterious additions to the cast. See the pics and what he has to say...
Images are the courtesy of the facebook account, Bilal Bhatti.(link)
Bilal, was good enough to take pictures of Hardy, Alon (here) and set pieces for the new Batman film. But the most intriguing photos were the ones he took of the name tags on the trailers. The pictures are below and come with commentary from the photographer.
Who is Roland Daggett?(link)
Roland Daggett is a fictional character and an adversary of Batman. He made his debut in Batman: The Animated Series as a corrupt and powerful businessman, voiced by Golden Globe-winner Edward Asner. The president of Daggett Industries, a pharmaceutical company, he is depicted as being a large, physically imposing man with smoothed back reddish-brown hair and blue eyes.
Daggett Industries develops "Renuyu", a face cream which enables the user to modify their face to their desire, and which Daggett is secretly going to sell through direct marketing since it will be rejected by stores for its addictive qualities. The only man addicted to the compound is Matt Hagen, an actor who was disfigured in a car accident and who committs crimes (in disguise) for Daggett in return for supplies of the formula after Daggett approached him at the burn clinic stating that Renuyu is much easier compared to years of plastic surgery.
Could Another Main Villain Be In The Movie?
The Tom Hardy and Alon Aboutboul pictures have been posted by Mark "RorMachine" Cassidy and can be found here.
The source speculates about Alon's role in the movie.
Also these props were used in the filming of today's shoot. Why?
The Dark Knight Rises hits theaters July 20th 2012 and stars Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne/Batman, Michael Caine as Alfred Pennyworth, Garly Oldman as Jim Gordon, Tom Hardy as Bane, Anne Hathaway as Selina Kyle, Joseph Gordon-Levitt as John Blake and Marion Cotillard as Miranda Tate.