Originally Posted by Excelsior.
You know how the insignificant plot device of Dagget could've been improved on? If they brought back Rutger Hauer's character as a substitute. You could still have him be the same plot device as from before, but his history with Bruce in Batman Begins would immediately give it a greater texture. And his motivation to take over Wayne Ent. would be have some weight.
See, that right there is a better call back to Begins than LOS.
It isn't. Texture doesn't come with a familiar face. Comes from a real conflict . Not a caricature of someone wanting something that was never his.
Rutger Hauer was a corporate executive. Not a guy who would be involved in coups in Africa , tying himself with the LOS to use the country resources.