Originally Posted by ThePhantasm
I seem to remember originally TDK was going to be two films, with Joker on trial in the second film and scarring Harvey Dent. That all got condensed down to one movie.
I think that was a very loose idea of Goyer. I never read anything from Nolan , the moment TDK got in the writing process that validated that option . (which to me is perfectly normal , considering Dent's downfall and demise is essential to TDK).
It always sounded like typical studio outline bait.