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Matt McGloin

The Dark Knight Rises (2012): Warner Bros. Wants Nolan To Change Bane's Voice


the dark knight risesWith the premiere of the 6 minute Prologue and the second trailer for The Dark Knight Rises, came a bit of controversy in regards to Bane's voice.

Most complained and said they couldn't understand the villain, played by British actor Tom Hardy.

Now it seems the movie studio has taken notice as well.

According to THR, sources are saying Warner Bros. wants director Christopher Nolan to change the sound mix, but Nolan only wants to alter the sound slightly.

“Chris wants the audience to catch up and participate rather than push everything at them. He doesn't dumb things down," says one high-level exec, declining to be named. “You've got to pedal faster to keep up.”

THR also states the studio is scared to death about the "Bane problem," as the previous movie made a boat load.

Futhermore, Nolan stated in an earlier interview with THR, "It was OK for a moviegoer not to understand what was said at times, as long as the overall idea was conveyed."

The Dark Knight Rises hits theaters July 20th, 2012 and is directed by Christopher Nolan starring Christian Bale as Batman, Tom Hardy as Bane, Anne Hathaway as Selina Kyle/Catwoman, Gary Oldman as Commissioner Gordon, Morgan Freeman as Lucius Fox, Michael Cain as Alfred, Juno Temple and Josh Pence as a young Ra's al Ghul.

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