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Film News: Israeli Actor Alon Aboutboul Cast in ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ as Mad Scientist

CHICAGO – News surfaced yesterday in Hebrew that Israeli actor Alon Aboutboul has been cast in “The Dark Knight Rises” as a mad scientist, but embarrassingly, this reporter only went to “American Hebrew school” and can’t actually understand Hebrew.

Film News: ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Sees Snowballed Budget of $250 Million

The Dark Knight Rises with Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures

CHICAGO – While Christopher Nolan is busy preparing for the imminent “The Dark Knight Rises” shoot at St. John Street in London following filming in India, the suits back in the U.S. are butting heads over the business of the expected cash cow and who’s going to get fat from it.

Exclusive: New Set Details From ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Security at St. John Street in London

Latest update: Saturday, May 14, 2011 at 3:05 p.m.
CHICAGO (Exclusive) – Batman filming fever is back in full swing. Now that director Christopher Nolan has wrapped his first filming location for “The Dark Knight Rises” in Jodhpur, India, the master of mystery is busy preparing for his shoot next week at St. John Street in London.

Film News: ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Moves Filming From India to St. John Street in London

Latest update: Saturday, May 14, 2011 at 3:05 p.m.
CHICAGO – Following our report on Saturday that filming for “The Dark Knight Rises” began in Jodhpur, India with set photos that leaked from there, it has now been confirmed that director Christopher Nolan and his henchmen have moved filming to St. John Street in London.

Blu-Ray Review: Christopher Nolan’s Masterful ‘Memento’ Hits Decade Mark

Memento

CHICAGO – Now’s the time that a lesser writer would make some plot-related pun related to ask if you remember “Memento,” one of the best films of the ’00s that also happens to feature a protagonist suffering from memory loss. One thing fans of writer/director Christopher Nolan would like to forget is how cruel the Academy has been to their favorite filmmaker over the last decade, failing to nominate him yet for Best Director and never giving him an Oscar. For shame.

Film Feature: The 10 Biggest Oscar Snubs of 2011

CHICAGO – There just wasn’t enough room at this year’s Oscar party for several of the most-deserving candidates. There never is. Like every year, most of the key categories had at least one (and often more) deserving nominee not getting the happy call on Tuesday morning. Who should have? Who should have been left out instead? Here are the big ten.

Film News: Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy Join ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

Tom Hardy News

CHICAGO – The Batcave is buzzing about the two new cast members confirmed for “The Dark Knight Rises,” the third installment in Christopher Nolan’s phenomenally successful reboot of the Batman franchise.

Film News: Will Chicago Make ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Cut as Third Filming City?

The Dark Knight Batpod

CHICAGO – With shooting expected to begin in May 2011 for “The Dark Knight Rises,” Warner Bros. is currently busy scouting filming locations. While rumors have been running rampant for the last six months about which cities make the lucky cut, we now have two confirmed: Los Angeles and somewhere in the United Kingdom.

Blu-Ray Review: Christopher Nolan’s ‘Inception’ Rewards Repeat Viewing

CHICAGO – Summer 2010 was filled with some of the laziest mainstream product in the history of the blockbuster season. Creative bankruptcy ruled almost every weekend and audiences wisely turned away from most of it.

Film News: Christopher Nolan to Cast Two Female Leads For ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

The Dark Knight Rises potential female leads

CHICAGO – Six strong female contenders are up for two leading female roles in “The Dark Knight” follow-up film “The Dark Knight Rises,” according to Deadline New York on Thursday.

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