The Dark Knight 2008 info:-
The Dark Knight is a 2008 superhero film directed, co-produced, and co-written by Christopher Nolan. Based on the DC Comics character Batman, the film is the second installment of Nolan’s The Dark Knight Trilogy and a sequel to 2005’s Batman Begins, starring Christian Bale and supported by Michael Caine, Heath Ledger, Gary Oldman, Aaron Eckhart, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Morgan Freeman.
In the film, Bruce Wayne / Batman (Bale), Police Lieutenant James Gordon (Oldman) and District Attorney Harvey Dent (Eckhart) form an alliance to dismantle organized crime in Gotham City, but are menaced by an anarchistic mastermind known as The Joker (Ledger), who seeks to undermine Batman’s influence and turn the city to chaos. Nolan’s inspiration for the film was the Joker’s comic book debut in 1940.
the 1988 graphic novel The Killing Joke, and the 1996 series The Long Halloween, which retold Harvey Dent’s origin. The “Dark Knight” nickname was first applied to Batman in Batman. Christopher Nolan steps back into the director’s chair for this sequel to Batman Begins.
which finds the titular superhero coming face to face with his greatest nemesis the dreaded Joker. Christian Bale returns to the role of Batman, Maggie Gyllenhaal takes over the role of Rachel Dawes (played by Katie Holmes in Batman Begins), and Brokeback Mountain star Heath Ledger dons the ghoulishly gleeful Joker makeup previously worn by Jack Nicholson and Cesar Romero. Just as it begins to appear as if Batman, Lt.
The Dark Knight 2008 Plot:-
A gang of criminals robs a Gotham City mob bank, murdering each other for a higher share of the money until only the Joker remains, who escapes with the money. Batman, District Attorney Harvey Dent, and Lieutenant Jim Gordon ally to rid Gotham City of organized crime. Bruce Wayne believes that with Dent as Gotham’s protector, he can retire from being Batman and lead a normal life with Rachel Dawes – even though she and Dent are dating. Mob bosses Sal Maroni,
Gambol and the Chechen hold a videoconference with their corrupt accountant, Lau, who has taken their funds for safekeeping and fled to Hong Kong. The Joker interrupts the meeting to warn them that Batman is unhindered by the law, and offers to kill him in exchange for half of their money. The mob bosses disagree, and Gambol places a bounty on the Joker. The Joker finds and kills Gambol, taking over his gang. The mob decides to take the Joker up on his offer.
Batman finds Lau in Hong Kong and brings him back to Gotham to testify, allowing Dent to apprehend the entire mob. The Joker threatens to kill people unless Batman reveals his identity, and starts by murdering Police Commissioner Gillian B. Loeb and the judge presiding over the mob trial. The Joker also tries to kill Mayor Anthony Garcia, but Gordon sacrifices himself to stop the assassination. Dent kidnaps one of Joker’s henchmen and threatens him with a seemingly deadly game of heads or tails using Dent’s lucky coin; in fact, Dent’s coin has heads on both sides. Dent learns that Rachel is Joker’s next target. Please See More Information…..
The Dark Knight 2008 casting:-
A billionaire socialite who, after witnessing his parents’ death in a mugging at age 8, travels the world for seven years before returning home to operate as a bat-masked vigilante hailed as Gotham City‘s “Dark Knight”, using fear against the city’s criminal underworld at night. Bale said he was confident in his choice to return in the role because of the positive response to his portrayal in Batman Begins.
He continued training in the Keysi Fighting Method and performed many of his stunts, but did not gain as much muscle as in the previous film because the new Batsuit allowed him to move with greater agility. Bale described Batman’s dilemma as to whether “[his crusade is] something that has an end. Can he quit and have an ordinary life? The kind of manic intensity someone has to have to maintain the passion and the anger that they felt as a child, takes an effort after a while, to keep doing that. At some point.
you have to exorcise your demons.” He added, “Now you have not just a young man in pain attempting to find some kind of an answer, you have somebody who has power, who is burdened by that power, and is having to recognize the difference between attaining that power and holding on to it.” Bale felt Batman’s personality had been strongly established in the first film, so it was unlikely his character would be overshadowed by the villains, stating: “I have no problem with competing with someone else. And that’s going to make a better movie.” Bruce’s trusted butler and confidant, who supplies useful advice to Bruce and likeness as a father figure, leading him to be labeled “Batman’s batman”.
The Dark Knight 2008 Production:-
Before the release of Batman Begins, screenwriter David S. Goyer wrote a treatment for two sequels which introduced the Joker and Harvey Dent. His original intent was for the Joker to scar Dent during the Joker’s trial in the third film, turning Dent into the supervillain Two-Face. Goyer, who penned the first draft of the film, cited the DC Comics 13-issue comic book limited series Batman: The Long Halloween as the major influence on his storyline. According to veteran Batman artist Neal Adams, he met with David Goyer in Los Angeles, and the story would eventually look to Adams.
writer Denny O’Neil’s 1971 story “The Joker’s Five-Way Revenge” that appeared in Batman #251, in which O’Neil and Adams re-introduced the Joker. While initially uncertain of whether or not he would return to direct the sequel, Nolan did want to reinterpret the Joker on screen. On July 31, 2006, Warner Bros. officially announced initiation of production for the sequel to Batman Begins titled The Dark Knight; it is the first live-action Batman film without the word “Batman” in its title, which Bale noted as signaling that “this take on Batman of mine and Chris’ is very different from any of the others”