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      'The Dark Knight Rises' to possibly feature Occupy Wall Street protests

      While just a rumor, it's possible the Occupy protests could be featured in the third Batman movie. Urban unrest figured prominently in "The Dark Knight." (Photo: Flickr/Sevi_Lwa)

      The L.A. Times reports: The Occupy Wall Street protests might be making a cameo in Christopher Nolan's third installment of the Batman trilogy, "The Dark Knight Rises."

      Under its code name "Magnus Rex," the Warner Bros./Legendary Pictures production will arrive in New York City for 14 days starting Oct. 29, according to a casting notice recently issued by producers.

      Cast members have been told the shoot could include scenes shot at the Occupy Wall Street protests, according to a person who wanted to remain anonymous.