Morgan Freeman & Marion Cotillard Film Scenes for The Dark Knight Rises in Newark

Morgan Freeman & Marion Cotillard Film Scenes for <em>The Dark Knight Rises</em> in Newark

Newark City Hall today was the site for the new Batman film as scenes were filmed involving lots of gunfire, and you might be surprised at whom is holding the guns.

The city's epicenter (Newark City Hall) was turned into what appeared to be a mock infirmary and ghetto, with cots lining the hallways and people dressed as vagrants, starting fires and wielding machine guns.

On the first floor, in the rotunda, wooden chairs were set up in rows, facing west, towards the front of the building. Very few people were seen in that area. On the second floor, crews had set up a makeshift first-aid area, surrounded by cots.

On the third floor, Freeman and Cotillard were seen filming a scene. Freeman, who plays Lucius Fox, was sitting on a chair in the hallway, while Cotillard, who plays Miranda Tate, was two feet away, leaning against a rail, overlooking the second floor. Freeman wore a black suit with a purple shirt. Cotillard was in a blue shirt with black pants.

Dozens of extras were seen on every floor, wearing ragged sweaters, trench coats and vests. Some carried fake weapons.

A letter given to people who entered the building warned of "contained fires" and loud noises, including simulated explosions and gun shots. -

At the Military Park Light Rail station, a sign that pointed pedestrians to Trinity Cathedral had been edited. "Gotham Museum" and "Gotham Library," were printed in the same font. "Gotham Transit Authority" also seamlessly blended into a sign at the entryway to the rail line, both mentions easy to miss if you weren't looking for them. -

Lots of gunfire inside. There is some kind of press conference held, league mercs storm the place. A gun fight breaks out. Gary oldman and Juno temple. Gary has been walking back and forth like a boss. - mchekhov,

Marion Cotillard and Morgan Freeman on third floor of @CityofNewarkNJ city hall / no sign of Christian Bale, er, Batman. @CoryBooker

Juno Temple spotted? Well that is odd, she stated a couple weeks ago that she was done filming. A believe the source is good, but I'll chalk it up as speculation until a few more people chirp in on this sighting, but it's worth noting. Next, I'm dying to know what the press conference is being held for. Any guesses?

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The city's epicenter was turned into what appeared to be a mock infirmary and ghetto Thursday with cots lining the hallways and people dressed in vagrant clothing who started fires and wielded mock machine guns.Credit

From a distance, Morgan Freeman, sitting, is seen on the third floor of Newark City Hall on Thursday.Credit

Morgan Freeman's doppleganger walks off the set through a crowd of onlookers as the real star is ushered out the front of City Hall into a waiting SUV. (credit? Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

The Dark Knight Rises hits theaters July 20th 2012 and stars Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne/Batman, Michael Caine as Alfred Pennyworth, Garly Oldman as Jim Gordon, Tom Hardy as Bane, Anne Hathaway as Selina Kyle, Joseph Gordon-Levitt as John Blake and Marion Cotillard as Miranda Tate.

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RunDTC - 11/3/2011, 1:59 PM
Juno Temple?
StrangerX - 11/3/2011, 2:05 PM
Fox is gonna die!
NightForce - 11/3/2011, 2:23 PM

Get it? Cause they're in Jersey XD
SkullFace616 - 11/3/2011, 2:24 PM
Don't kill Fox! Morgan Freeman is never supposed to die! :o(
RunDTC - 11/3/2011, 2:25 PM
I wonder if the doppleganger ever actually pretends to be Morgan Freeman and get women or something
comicoverlord - 11/3/2011, 2:26 PM
If they kill off Fox, then they have to introduce Harold, the mechanic.
thewolfx - 11/3/2011, 2:28 PM
yeah i was just there i didnt see any action just some production trucks =/

guess they filmed mostly in the morn
nowtheresaBATman - 11/3/2011, 2:31 PM
PaulRom - 11/3/2011, 2:31 PM
If Fox is gonna die, then that was probably filmed already. The original rumor came when production was still in Pittsburgh.
mushslipvayne - 11/3/2011, 3:06 PM
@skull - epic mask, have 1 myself
superbatspiderman - 11/3/2011, 3:25 PM
I really hope that the don't kill off Fox because he is such a good character.

@Todd Gray - I lost respect for Morgan Freeman too but because of him banging his step grand daughter not so much the Tea Party thing even though that is a low blow. He is a sick pervert for having sex with his step grand daughter.
GUNSMITH - 11/3/2011, 3:29 PM
Dumegg - 11/3/2011, 3:46 PM
Fox banged his step grand daughter?
oh shit! this is the first time I
heard that. what a dirty bastard.
ngu38 - 11/3/2011, 3:58 PM
a friend is a extra .... don't hold me to this but morgan freeman dies when Wayne tower is invaded by bane that's what iv herd
Fantine - 11/3/2011, 4:02 PM
Are first sighting of Juno! Great actress!
Emjeed - 11/3/2011, 7:21 PM
@Dumeg yeah man.. Got her pregnant and had a child.. Lol.. I still love the dude though.. He's just badass.. How many men his age can say they banged a 20 something year old?
Greengo - 11/3/2011, 7:57 PM
No he said the tea party was racist
Emjeed - 11/3/2011, 9:16 PM
Lol.. Same with Woody Allen.. He also married his step adopted daughter.. Haha.. Morgan was like "I gotta raise the bar.. I see your stepadopted daughter and I raise you step grand daughter"
AsianVersionOfET - 11/4/2011, 12:20 AM
Is that true? 80
A7 - 11/4/2011, 6:04 AM
thats close to where i work.
Treebeard - 11/4/2011, 3:02 PM
bear my children Cotillard. god damn she's gorgeous
BlackRobin98 - 11/5/2011, 11:34 AM
EVERY one! only read if you have the patience and won't sit there and b&tch adn moan about the length. if they did not want us writing posts this big then there would be a 'Twitter' cut off. Thank you. I swear this site is going to post the entire movie eventually one scene at a time!! Nolan blesses us by doing real life ON location shooting instead of those minature city-in-a-shoebox shot films we got from Buton and Schmuck-mocker and this is the thankx we give him?? Posting everything he shoots? I think its wrong. Let the director do his job. You guys are junkies! (some of you are) youg uys are spoiler junkies and you came by to get your latest fix. SMH - sad. So what ma I doing here you may ask? I can see it an not be spoiled. In fact I'm in the scene! What? You can't see me?? I'm in the Tumbler leading the way. Oh whooops, that was a spoiler! I jsut admitted that Robin is in the film! And he's a hard knock urban inner city neighborhood hood kid raised by wolves, raised by wolves literally in the sense of being raised in the urban 'jungle' of hard knocks and heart breaks which is why Bruce took me in. No more of that old fashion upper middle class pampered prim pasty face circus prince who was a son of money and privlage. What?> you thought circus tickets came cheap? Who do you think part owned Hailey's Circus? Thats right the Graysons.Nolan wanted to do TWO things in going out with a bang. ONE; give t he fans what they wanted and least expected it. And he and Goyer realized by the end of shooting TDK that the fans most wanted a 'Nolanized Robin' and PLAUSABLE use of him. AND TWO he wanted to go out with a bang. its his last time around so why not delve into the super natural slightly. I mean don't believe me? Well he is doing it with the Laz-Pit. And I dont' mean just with RESTORING a dying Ras, OH no but rather allowing it to have 'fountain of youth' type effects on him. You see if it was just a life restoration and it saved a dying and still breathing man, you could write it off much like the microwave emiter (btw how silly was that prop/idea, ME anyway) Anyway you could say well the pit was just filled with all that mother Earth had to offer in life giving HERBAL healing properties previously unknown to man. "Todays 'magic and myth' is tomorrows scientific fact and fruition-application(s) SORRY so long but for those who are intrested its worth its comment 'weight' in entertainment value. So much like Selina scoops up a street-smart wise kid (Holly?) well Bruce takes an inner city 'punk with a good heart' after I saved his life. You see I came from the worse of circumstances. My father was the biggest drug lord of the East end and the only black American to reach such a level of fame and he did it thru FEAR after sitting back and learning from Carmine Falcone and being best friends with a one Alberto Falcone. (*btw WE pronounce it Fal-CONE as in ice cream cone. And my mother was a white former Italian model turned heroin adict (oh what Gotham can do to you, your life and career,..unless your name is James Gordon) My Mom's habit was so bad that one day she turned to a dealer she never met but who had cheap product with Dilaudid level highs. She could not resist. This dealer simply went by the name 'The Doctor' and was able to compose his own drugs b/c of his background at Arkham where pharmocology was his primary treatment expertese. Well Mom got hooked and ultimately went crazy and we had to lock her in her bedroom and watch and feed her around the clock. But I became a genius in chemistry and drug applications. I got some help by a friend who knew what my family was going thru. This friend was a chemist and anti-bio weapons expert at Wayne Enterprises. FINALLY we were close to a cure for my Mom. But it was too late, she was killed to shut her up by one of the Scarecrows goons. (what he had to do with it I have no clue!) So I had a cure and nothing to do with ti! I had been boxing since I was seven b/c My father had always boxed and I did karate on the side. I had been training most of my life *now 14 years old. The lonely dangerous streets of Gotham were my playground at night as I became the small time vigilante known as Black Robin Hood. Like the name sake I stole from the rich and gave to the poor (the poor including myself lol) Its not like you see on tv with the tight spandex I wore a baggy ninja uniform; baggy but comfortable Picture a black loose fitting track suit or Nike warm up suit (GREY, believe it or not black is not the most ideal color for melting into the shadows, you need contrast, fade and blending with the colors and shades of urban-night) Baggy pockets to the side and length of my thigh And a tactical Dallas SWAT style utility and weapons belt. On the LEFT side of my body I carried bladed and throwing weapons and down the right side; explosive and projectile arms. Anything that goes bang or boom; stun grenades, smoke bombs, advanced state of the art tasers. The tasers and their capabilities SO advanced that they are currently being shipped to the middle east JUST NOW to aid the Delta Force and SEAL Team's 4&6 in the hunt for bin Laden even tho he is now dead, THATS how long it took to get these in the field, thair THAT new&fresh,..and controversial. Our Pentagon is slow at releasing weopons that kill the mots efficiently and sometimes violently. They like to keep it clean, but the bad guys don't so neither do I. (Bruce would soon change that. Down the left side of my body were concealed and unconcealed bladed weapons; throwing knives, variations of the batarangs; based on the USED ones I've found around the city, some still connected to batline. Yes I pride myself and my 3mans team's ability to "reverse engineer" what we call 'Bat-gets' (bat gadgets). Lastly a knife that would make the Red Hood jealous in its "adamantium"-like capabilities. And a black knee length hooded cape. WHY a cape? Certainly not for flair or 'Bat family' approval but whereas Bruce uses his for glding (I'm a black kid formerly living on the streets of mid-town Gotham, I can't exactly afford memory cloth!) MINE is used for what my ninja master and Lady Shiva called and trained me in "shape distraction and distortion" So if a guy targets you with a projectile weapon you know like a SIG SAUER P229 or a Glock 19(!!) lol. with a variety of 'dance like' ninja parrying, tumbling and 'free running' you can often avoid getting hit; disappearing and reapearing in and out of the shadows. You may 'return to the cave' with your cape looking like swiss cheese but not your athletically toned body (and I'm 5'8"/148pounds with a gymnist frame. I wear specially modified steel toed ninja tabi boots. You see the boots are really light in weight, flexable and soft which help make them virtually sound proof if you know how to ninja cat walk but DUE to their soft almost 'slipper' like light weightness they could potentially soften kicks like a sound suppressor silences the muzzle blast and flash on a small arm. So to circumvent a violence reducer on powrful ninja kicks meant to break shin and rib bones my suit developers modified the boots with steel toes and the top of the foot areas. SO there you have it. Anyway I saved Bruces, or should I say Batman's life one day when he was attacking Scarecrows heist at an Axis Chemicals off plant site. Me personally I was there doing recon. When I saw how out numbered he was I attacked. Like a pawn on a chess board defending my Knight's only open flank - he moved so fast that he covered 76% of his circular fight zone and of course he strategically had his back to the wall as much as he could to prevent sneak attacks. We were almost done when - at a break in the fighting - he schooped me up, basically with one arm and demanded the purpose of my being there and told me he did not allow 'copy cats to leave very happy' "copy cats?" thats not me! The confrontation gave Scarecrow the moment he needed to attack. he sprayed batman with his new advanced fear toxin the same one he used on my Mom. And I was the only one with the fast acting antidote. Long story short I saved batman and gave Scarecrow the beating of his life. I took off his mask and threw it to Batman as trophy (yeah I could not find any T rex's) When I realized that Dr. Crane and Scarecrow were the same man, I could not believe it! This man manipulated my Mom this WHOLE time and used her as a drug whore and test tube! I applied a deadly choke hold and began to twist. I could hear the minor bones in his neck reaching their breaking strain and applied more pressure. batman saved the maniac by pulling me off of him and lifting me up again. "That is NOT how we do things!" ("We?" is he recruiting me?) "I will show you MY way. Come on boy." From that day forwad I was Black Robin. Good thing the Joker is locked up. I have not gotten revenge out of my blood stream yet. After all, the Joker did kill my Father,..a Gang boss who protected his turf with an iron black fist and just happen to be my OTHER parent with an addiction,..his was that he just happen to love to,...Gamble

and I agree with you Smokahontas,...Marion bear my,..well not my "baby" (if we had a baby I'd have to be a father, step up) but my baby BATTER(!!) yeah thats cool!!
superbatspiderman - 11/5/2011, 7:06 PM
Yeah Morgan Freeman was caught having an affair with his step grand daughter. I heard it on the news a while ago.

BlackRobin98 - Jeez that is a big comment you posted there. I don't even thik I can read it all.

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