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Old 10-30-2012, 11:30 AM   #24
Wesley Dodds
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Default Re: The Joker in the new film franchise

Yeah, they definitely don't need to bother with origins anymore. Hit the ground running with a comic-faithful, older Batman who's been active for years.

The first movie gives a passing reference to the Joker having disappeared.

The second movie doesn't mention him at all and seemingly wraps up nicely, before a dark, unforeseen, Spider-Man 2 style cliffhanger:

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Cut to black on the iconic 'smile' image:

Then leave the audience to stew on that for three years, before the third goes for all-out, Bats vs Joker awesomeness.

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