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2 items from 2011

Superhero Bits: The Dark Knight Rises, The Avengers, Deadpool, Batman Beyond, Ghost Rider

29 December 2011 2:00 PM, PST | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Which former WWE wrestler plays one of Bane's henchman in The Dark Knight Rises? Why does Anne Hathaway think her Catwoman is so different from every other one before her? Is there a reason girls are forced to buy pink toys while boys can buy superhero toys? What do Super Mario Bros. and Alan Moore have in common? Who owns the rights to Ghost Rider and which superhero movie was nominated for four People's Choice Awards? Read all of this and more in today's Superhero Bits. According to What Culture [1] (via Cbm [2]) Tna Wrestler D’Angelo Dinero, aka The Pope, aka WWE's Elijah Burke, and he's playing one of Bane's henchman in The Dark Knight Rises. He's above. Anne Hathaway spoke to the Los Angeles Times [3] about her influences playing Catwoman (Hedy Lamarr, for example) and why her Dark Knight Rises Catwoman doesn't actually have to be the same as »

- Germain Lussier

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Tna Wrestler D’Angelo Dinero In The Dark Knight Rises As Bane’s Henchman

28 December 2011 1:49 AM, PST | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

Tna wrestler D’Angelo Dinero (who also worked for the WWE under his birth name Elijah Burke) has a role in Christopher Nolan’s final Batman film The Dark Knight Rises that has now finished filming and will be released July 20th, 2012. Dinero is currently working a Harlem Street Preacher gimmick in Tna under ‘The Pope’ moniker.

Dinero reportedly plays a henchman or goon to the main villain Bane (Tom Hardy) but it’s not yet known whether he has any dialogue in the film.

A picture has leaked of Dinero’s appearance in the new Batman blockbuster but looking at the image below it doesn’t hint to him having a part that is any more significant than that of a glorified extra;


Maybe he will be the henchman who ends up with a pencil in the head in this one? »

- Matt Holmes

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