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'The Dark Knight Rises' trailer: Lucius Fox returns

A new commercial for The Dark Knight Rises shifts the focus to Morgan Freeman’s tech guru Lucius Fox and adds further evidence in support of Jeff Labrecque’s theory that The Dark Knight Rises is an homage to the middle sequels of the Rocky franchise. Lucius/Apollo is all like “Yo, Rocky, you gotta get back in the ring!” But Bruce/Rocky is all like “Ehhh, I’m re-tie-yud, ehhhh.” Spoiler alert: Bruce Wayne is almost certainly going to fight Ivan Drago by the end of Dark Knight Rises. Watch the new commercial:

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