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Man on a Ledge (2012) Poster

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All of the wide shots of the actors on the ledge were real. Restraining cables were either hidden from camera view or edited out in post
Amy Adams was considered for the role of Lydia.
The signs the three women on the neighboring rooftop are holding up: "JUMP IN TO MY ARMS", "WE ARE WITH YOU!" and "Single?".
Det. Lydia Mercer (Elizabeth Banks) helps Nick (Sam Worthington), a wrongfully convicted man who escapes from prison to prove his innocence. In 'The Next Three Days', Banks played a character who is wrongfully convicted and escapes from prison.
The sign on the roof of Englander's: "24 HOUR ROOF REPAIR". This is the reason for the massive blue tarp. Coincidentally or not, it provided additional coverage for Joey Cassidy (Jamie Bell) and Angie (Genesis Rodriguez).
Jack Dougherty's (Edward Burns) two notes to Lydia Mercer (Elizabeth Banks): "Room Swept No Prints" and "Running Print 5 minutes".
Joey Cassidy (Jamie Bell) says three different lines three times apiece in rapid succession: "We're here, we're here, we're here.", "Hold on, hold on, hold on." and "Angie, Angie, Angie."

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The trivia item below may give away important plot points.

The scruffy looking man who ultimately allows Nick Cassidy to prove his innocence is shown briefly in the scene when Mike Ackerman enters the police station and first learns there is a man on a ledge.

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