Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Liam Neeson confirms his appearance in The Dark Knight Rises

Consider this a MAJOR SPOILER as you read, but you probably know it was bound to happen anyway, and here be the proof...

It's been long speculated among Batman fans that legendary actor Liam Neeson will reprise his role as Henri Ducard/ Ra's Al Ghul. Now, via Comic Book Movie and Showbiz Spy, there may be credence to those whispers, as Neeson himself has confirmed that he was on the set of the third and final batflick directed by Christopher Nolan!

In an interview with Showbiz Spy, Liam was quoted to say the following:

"I can tell you nothing about Dark Knight Rises, seriously. I was on set for maybe an hour-and-a-half and the director didn’t tell me anything of what it’s about. So, I’m being very honest when I say I have no idea what’s going to happen.”

With that said, it's a very likely and obvious possibility that Liam Neeson will reprise his role as Ra's Al Ghul via flashbacks, mentoring a young Bane (Tom Hardy) perhaps or raising a young daughter Talia Al Ghul, who was recently confirmed to be played by young actress Joey King. The latter role however hasn't been confirmed to be linked to Maria Cotillard's role as Miranda Tate (who may be an alias for an older Talia), but the fact that Liam is back in some capacity is great news, even when fellow actor Josh Pence was cast as a younger version of his character Ra's.

Batman Begins - The Will To Act

In the end, things come full circle for Nolan's films. Liam Neeson returns to his role as Ra' Al Ghul from Batman Begins. He was the man who inspired Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) to become a "Legend", and gave him a path and the means to eventually assume his role as Batman. Whether it be flashback or an actual "Lazarus Pit" miracle, everyone is very much looking forward to this. For more on the story, visit the source post at CBM and Showbiz Spy!

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