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Christopher Nolan asked Aaron Eckhart not to perform any tics or slurping noises as Two-Face to make the character less “showy”.
The Dark Knight (2008)

Christopher Nolan asked Aaron Eckhart not to perform any tics or slurping noises as Two-Face to make the character less “showy”.

The Dark Knight (2008)

The flipping of the semi-truck was done by building a high powered piston in the truck. The only digital effects used were to remove the piston from the final scene.

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Despite endless speculation on which actor had been chosen to portray The Joker, Heath Ledger had always been Christopher Nolan’s one and only choice for the role. When asked the reason for this unexpected casting, Nolan simply replied, “Because he’s fearless.”
The Dark Knight (2008)

Despite endless speculation on which actor had been chosen to portray The Joker, Heath Ledger had always been Christopher Nolan’s one and only choice for the role. When asked the reason for this unexpected casting, Nolan simply replied, “Because he’s fearless.”

The Dark Knight (2008)

Aaron Eckhart enjoyed wearing the Two-Face makeup and warned: “When you look at him, you should get sick to your stomach.”
The Dark Knight (2008)

Aaron Eckhart enjoyed wearing the Two-Face makeup and warned: “When you look at him, you should get sick to your stomach.”

The Dark Knight (2008)

While filming both the bank and police department scenes at the post office, an unrelated fire broke out in a top floor mechanical room and many onlookers believed that the smoke and fire was related to the filming.
The Dark Knight (2008)

While filming both the bank and police department scenes at the post office, an unrelated fire broke out in a top floor mechanical room and many onlookers believed that the smoke and fire was related to the filming.

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In preparation for his role as The Joker, Heath Ledger hid away in a motel room for about six weeks. During this extended stay of seclusion, Ledger delved deep into the psychology of the character. He devoted himself to developing The Joker’s every tic, namely the voice and that sadistic-sounding laugh.
The Dark Knight (2008)

In preparation for his role as The Joker, Heath Ledger hid away in a motel room for about six weeks. During this extended stay of seclusion, Ledger delved deep into the psychology of the character. He devoted himself to developing The Joker’s every tic, namely the voice and that sadistic-sounding laugh.

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The Joker make-up was composed of three pieces of stamped silicone, which took less than an hour to apply to Heath Ledger on each day of shooting.
The Dark Knight (2008)

The Joker make-up was composed of three pieces of stamped silicone, which took less than an hour to apply to Heath Ledger on each day of shooting.

The Dark Knight (2008)

The first four days of scheduled shooting resulted in no film being rolled. Instead, Christopher Nolan screened two films for the cast and crew with a break in between. The eight films were (in order): Heat, Cat People, Citizen Kane, King Kong,Batman Begins, Black Sunday, A Clockwork Orange, and Stalag 17.
The Dark Knight (2008)

The first four days of scheduled shooting resulted in no film being rolled. Instead, Christopher Nolan screened two films for the cast and crew with a break in between. The eight films were (in order): Heat, Cat People, Citizen Kane, King Kong,Batman Begins, Black Sunday, A Clockwork Orange, and Stalag 17.

The Dark Knight (2008)

Heath Ledger actually directed both of the Joker’s videos himself.
The Dark Knight (2008)

Heath Ledger actually directed both of the Joker’s videos himself.

The Dark Knight (2008)

The Joker’s face paint was reportedly designed by Heath Ledger  himself, who used white clown makeup and cosmetics from a drugstore.  Once his design was approved, the makeup team was responsible for  replicating the look each day for filming.
The Dark Knight (2008)

The Joker’s face paint was reportedly designed by Heath Ledger himself, who used white clown makeup and cosmetics from a drugstore. Once his design was approved, the makeup team was responsible for replicating the look each day for filming.

The Dark Knight (2008)

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