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VIDEO: Steelers on set of next Batman movie

Posted on: August 8, 2011 10:30 pm
 
Posted by Josh Katzowitz

Taking a break from sweating in the hot sun in western Pennsylvania while at training camp, about 12 Steelers spent last Saturday morning at Heinz Field spending time under the hot lights of Hollywood and pretending to play football.

As the Pittsburgh Tribune Review writes, Ben Roethlisberger, S Troy Polamalu, WR Hines Ward, LB James Farrior, C Maurkice Pouncey, TE Heath Miller, DE Brett Keisel* and S Ryan Clark all participated in the shooting for “The Dark Knight Rises,” the new Batman movie scheduled to drop next summer.

*Yes, but what about Keisel’s beard?

“You put the uniform on, you sit around a long time, guys with the cameras come and get you and you go on the field and do our little part," said defensive end Aaron Smith, who, with his teammates, played for a club called the Gotham Rogues. "Batman was not on site when I was there. Saw a bunch of football guys."

It’s unfortunate that Batman was not at Heinz Field that day (perhaps, Christian Bale was indulging in some Primanti Bros.?), but to ease that pain, there is video of part of the day’s events (though if you can tell what’s going on in the shot, you’re a better person than me).

So, why did producers set up Pittsburgh for the shot and, specifically, use the Steelers as the Rogues? According to the AP, the executive producer, Thomas Tull, is a member of the team’s ownership group. See? It's always about who you know.


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Since: Dec 2, 2011
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VIDEO: Steelers on set of next Batman movie



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Since: Dec 27, 2006
Posted on: August 10, 2011 10:23 am
 

VIDEO: Steelers on set of next Batman movie

I don't like the Sleelers at all, but you are really stuck on the Eagle's winning the The Super Bowl................NOT!!!!!!


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Since: Jul 29, 2011
Posted on: August 9, 2011 12:34 am
 

VIDEO: Steelers on set of next Batman movie

A little late for Batman to try and stop the villianous Roethlisberger.



Since: May 6, 2009
Posted on: August 8, 2011 10:39 pm
 

VIDEO: Steelers on set of next Batman movie

Not surprising at all that film makers are looking for Steeler players as actors. Next they are gonna be asking Steeler fans. If the money is right....I may consider. They'll have to speak to my agent.


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