Jason Aldine Williams, known professionally as Jason Aldean, is an American singer. Since 2005, Jason Aldean has been signed to Broken Bow Records and his 2010 album My Kinda Party is certified quadruple-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. Eight more of his singles have reached the top 10, Aldean was born as Jason Aldine Williams in Macon, Georgia, in the United States. His parents and Debbie, divorced when he was three and he was raised by his mother, in Macon, where he went to high school at Windsor Academy. During the summer, he would spend time with his father in Homestead, before going to work during the day, his dad would map out guitar chords on notebook paper to show Aldean where to place his fingers to play the chords. Aldean sat and practiced all day while his dad was at work, when his dad got home, he got out his own guitar and they played together. Soon, after hearing a song only a few times, he could play it and his early favorites included George Straits The Cowboy Rides Away, Hank Williams Jr.
s The Blues Man, and Alabamas My Homes in Alabama. Both of his parents encouraged young Aldean as he progressed musically, from age 14, after watching the country-music awards on television, he wanted to perform on stage. With his mothers help, he performed at the local VFW hall in Macon and he sang John Andersons song Seminole Wind and Tracy Lawrences Sticks and Stones. He would say that the entire audience – all ten – applauded, and he began performing at area talent contests and local fairs. At 15, he joined the band at Georgia nightspot Nashville South. Aldean chose his name as there were already a number of people called Jason Williams including a well-known basketball player. In order to out, he changed the spelling of his middle name, Aldine. Aldean married his school sweetheart, Jessica Ussery, on August 4,2001. Together the couple have two daughters and Keeley, on April 25,2013, seven months after Aldean admitted to acting inappropriately with former American Idol contestant Brittany Kerr, news outlets reported Aldean and his wife had separated in January.
Aldean filed for divorce on April 26, citing irreconcilable differences, the couple were married on March 21,2015. Aldean owns 1,300 acres of land just outside Nashville, Aldean is a Georgia Bulldogs fan and spends every Saturday he can watching games. In 2015, Forbes estimated Aldeans annual income at $43.5 million, after high school, with his fathers help and his band performed at Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri
The Avengers (2012 film)
In the film, Nick Fury, director of the peacekeeping organization S. H. I. E. L. D. Recruits Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk, and Thor to form a team that must stop Thors brother Loki from subjugating Earth, the films development began when Marvel Studios received a loan from Merrill Lynch in April 2005. After the success of the film Iron Man in May 2008, with the signing of Johansson in March 2009, the film was pushed back for a 2012 release. Whedon was brought on board in April 2010 and rewrote the screenplay by Zak Penn. Production began in April 2011 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, before moving to Cleveland, Ohio, in August, the film was converted to 3D in post-production. The Avengers premiered on April 11,2012, at Hollywoods El Capitan Theatre and was released theatrically in the United States on May 4,2012. The film received reviews from critics, as well as numerous awards and nominations including Academy Award. It has set or tied numerous box office records, including the biggest opening weekend in North America, the Avengers grossed over $1.5 billion worldwide, and became the third-highest-grossing film during its theatrical run—as well as the first Marvel production to generate $1 billion in ticket sales.
The film was released on Blu-ray Disc and DVD on September 25,2012, the Asgardian Loki encounters the Other, the leader of an extraterrestrial race known as the Chitauri. In exchange for retrieving the Tesseract,2 a powerful source of unknown potential. Agent Phil Coulson explains that the object has begun radiating an unusual form of energy, the Tesseract suddenly activates and opens a wormhole, allowing Loki to reach Earth. Loki takes the Tesseract and uses his scepter to enslave Selvig, in response to the attack, Fury reactivates the Avengers Initiative. Agent Natasha Romanoff is sent to Calcutta to recruit Dr. Bruce Banner to trace the Tesseract through its gamma radiation emissions, Coulson visits Tony Stark to have him review Selvigs research, and Fury approaches Steve Rogers with an assignment to retrieve the Tesseract. While Loki is being escorted to S. H. I. E. L. D, his adoptive brother and frees him, hoping to convince him to abandon his plan and return to Asgard. After a confrontation with Stark and Rogers, Thor agrees to take Loki to S. H. I. E. L. D.
s flying aircraft carrier, there Loki is imprisoned while Banner and Stark attempt to locate the Tesseract. The Avengers become divided, both over how to approach Loki and the revelation that S. H. I. E. L. D, plans to harness the Tesseract to develop weapons as a deterrent against hostile extraterrestrials. As the group argues and Lokis other possessed agents attack the Helicarrier, disabling its engines in flight and Rogers try to restart the damaged engine, and Thor attempts to stop the Hulks rampage. Romanoff fights Barton, and knocks him unconscious, breaking Lokis mind control, Loki escapes after killing Coulson and ejecting Thor from the airship, while the Hulk falls to the ground after attacking a S. H. I. E. L. D
CBS is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation. The company is headquartered at the CBS Building in New York City with major facilities and operations in New York City. CBS is sometimes referred to as the Eye Network, in reference to the iconic logo. It has called the Tiffany Network, alluding to the perceived high quality of CBS programming during the tenure of William S. Paley. It can refer to some of CBSs first demonstrations of color television, the network has its origins in United Independent Broadcasters Inc. a collection of 16 radio stations that was purchased by Paley in 1928 and renamed the Columbia Broadcasting System. Under Paleys guidance, CBS would first become one of the largest radio networks in the United States, in 1974, CBS dropped its former full name and became known simply as CBS, Inc. In 2000, CBS came under the control of Viacom, which was formed as a spin-off of CBS in 1971, CBS Corporation is controlled by Sumner Redstone through National Amusements, which controls the current Viacom.
The television network has more than 240 owned-and-operated and affiliated stations throughout the United States. The origins of CBS date back to January 27,1927, Columbia Phonographic went on the air on September 18,1927, with a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from flagship station WOR in Newark, New Jersey, and fifteen affiliates. Operational costs were steep, particularly the payments to AT&T for use of its land lines, in early 1928 Judson sold the network to brothers Isaac and Leon Levy, owners of the networks Philadelphia affiliate WCAU, and their partner Jerome Louchenheim. With the record out of the picture, Paley quickly streamlined the corporate name to Columbia Broadcasting System. He believed in the power of advertising since his familys La Palina cigars had doubled their sales after young William convinced his elders to advertise on radio. By September 1928, Paley bought out the Louchenheim share of CBS, during Louchenheims brief regime, Columbia paid $410,000 to A. H.
Grebes Atlantic Broadcasting Company for a small Brooklyn station, WABC, which would become the networks flagship station. WABC was quickly upgraded, and the relocated to 860 kHz. The physical plant was relocated – to Steinway Hall on West 57th Street in Manhattan, by the turn of 1929, the network could boast to sponsors of having 47 affiliates. Paley moved right away to put his network on a financial footing. In the fall of 1928, he entered talks with Adolph Zukor of Paramount Pictures. The deal came to fruition in September 1929, Paramount acquired 49% of CBS in return for a block of its stock worth $3.8 million at the time
Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, known professionally as Katy Perry, is an American singer and songwriter. After singing in church during her childhood, she pursued a career in music as a teenager. Perry signed with Red Hill Records and released her studio album Katy Hudson under her birth name in 2001. She moved to Los Angeles the following year to venture into music after Red Hill ceased operations and she subsequently began working with producers Glen Ballard, Dr. Luke. After adopting the stage name Katy Perry and being dropped by The Island Def Jam Music Group and Columbia Records, the album became the first by a female artist to produce five number-one songs in the U. S. and the second overall after Michael Jacksons album Bad. In March 2012, she re-issued the album as Teenage Dream, The Complete Confection and her fourth album, was released in 2013, and is influenced by pop and dance. She became the first artist with multiple videos to one billion views on Vevo with the videos for its songs Roar.
Perry has received awards, including four Guinness World Records, a Brit Award, and a Juno Award. Her estimated net worth as of 2016 is $125 million and she is one of the best-selling musical artists of all time, having sold 100 million records globally throughout her career. In film, she released a documentary titled Katy Perry, Part of Me in 2012. Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson was born in Santa Barbara, California, to Pentecostal pastors Mary Christine and her parents are born again Christians, each having turned to religion after a wild youth. Perry has English, German and Portuguese ancestry, through her mother, she is a niece of film director Frank Perry. She has a brother named David, who is a singer. From ages 3 to 11, Perry often moved across the country as her parents set up churches before settling again in Santa Barbara. Growing up, she attended schools and camps, including Paradise Valley Christian School in Arizona. Her family struggled financially, sometimes using food stamps and eating from the bank intended to feed the congregation at her parents church.
Growing up, Perry and her siblings were not allowed to eat Lucky Charms as the term luck reminded their mother of Lucifer, Perry primarily listened to gospel music, as secular music was generally discouraged in the familys home. She discovered popular music through CDs she sneaked from her friends, while not strictly identifying as religious, Perry has stated, I pray all the time – for self-control, for humility
Anthony Anderson is an American actor, comedian and game show host. He has starred in his own sitcom, All About the Andersons, as well as the ABC sitcom Black-ish and he is known for his leading roles in drama series K-Ville, The Shield and as NYPD Detective Kevin Bernard on Law & Order. He has had roles in feature films such as Me, Myself & Irene, Kangaroo Jack, Agent Cody Banks 2, Destination London, The Departed, Transformers. Anderson is a judge on Food Networks Iron Chef America. Since September 2014, he has served as an executive producer, as of June 2016, he has served as host of the ABC version of the game show To Tell the Truth. In addition, he has served as guest panelist for various shows throughout the 21st century. Anderson was born in Compton, according to a DNA analysis, Anderson descends from the Bubi people of Bioko Island, and from the Tikar and Fulani people of Cameroon. Anderson has stated that his first attempt at stand up comedy was a failure. Although this experience was a blow to his ego, he did meet his friend and fellow comedic actor Guy Torry there.
He and Guy would act together in the Eddie Murphy film titled Life, Anderson is an alumnus of the Hollywood High School Performing Arts Magnets Class of 1988 and Howard University. He trained with actors such as Avery Brooks, Ruby Dee, Anderson writes for and stars in the hit ABC series, alongside Laurence Fishburne and Tracee Ellis Ross which airs on Wednesday nights. He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for this role and his past television work includes a lead role in the teen series Hang Time as Teddy Broadis. He had many one-off and guest roles on series such as NYPD Blue, Malcolm & Eddie, In the House. Recurring roles were on series such as Til Death and The Bernie Mac Show. He previously starred in two other series, Foxs K-Ville and Foxs cable channel FXs The Shield. Andersons series Eating America, with Anthony Anderson was a show in 2014. He is a judge on Iron Chef America. Anderson is one of the few judges to taste dishes from all the Iron Chefs on the show, in the Ultimate Bar Food battle, he served as bartender/sous-chef for Iron Chef Bobby Flay opposite Masaharu Morimoto and fellow judge Simon Majumdar
Vera Mindy Chokalingam, known professionally as Mindy Kaling, is an American actress and comedian. She is the creator and star of the Fox and Hulu sitcom The Mindy Project and she is known for her work on the NBC sitcom The Office, where she portrayed the character Kelly Kapoor, for which she served as executive producer and director. Kaling was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to Hindu parents from India, Avu Chokalingam, an architect, and Dr. Swati Chokalingam, kalings parents met while working at the same hospital in Nigeria. Her father was overseeing the building of a wing of the hospital, the family emigrated to the United States in 1979, the same year Kaling was born. Kalings mother died of cancer in 2012. Kaling has a brother, Vijay Jojo Chokalingam. Kaling graduated from Buckingham Browne & Nichols, a school in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Kaling graduated from Dartmouth in 2001 with a degree in playwriting. She was a major for much of college and studied Latin. While a 19-year-old sophomore at Dartmouth, Kaling was an intern on Late Night with Conan OBrien, Kaling said she was a terrible intern, less of a make copies intern and more of a stalk Conan intern.
After college, Kaling moved to Brooklyn, Kaling said one of her worst job experiences was as a production assistant for three months on the Crossing Over With John Edward psychic show. During this same time, Kaling did stand-up in New York City, in August 2002, Kaling portrayed Ben Affleck in an off Broadway play called Matt & Ben, which she co-wrote with her best friend from college, Brenda Withers—who played Matt Damon. The play was named one of Time magazines Top Ten Theatrical Events of The Year and was a hit at the 2002 New York International Fringe Festival. Kaling wrote a blog called Things Ive Bought That I Love. The blog was written under the name Mindy Ephron, a name Kaling chose because she was amused by the idea of her 20-something Indian-American self as a long-lost Ephron sister. In 2004, when The Office producer Greg Daniels was working to adapt The Office from the BBC show of the same name, if anything feels phony or lazy or passé, she’ll pounce on it. When Kaling joined The Office, she was 24 years old and was the woman on a staff of eight.
She took on the role of character Kelly Kapoor, debuting in the second episode
Matthew Staton Matt Bomer is an American actor. He made his debut with Guiding Light in 2001. He played the role of con-artist and thief Neal Caffrey in the USA Network series White Collar from 2009 to 2014. Bomer won a Golden Globe Award and received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for his role as Felix Turner, opposite Mark Ruffalo. Bomer made a guest appearance on the season of FXs horror anthology series American Horror Story. He was upgraded to main cast during the fifth season, on stage, Bomer has starred in the Dustin Lance Black play 8 on Broadway and at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre as Jeff Zarrillo, a plaintiff in the federal case that overturned Californias Proposition 8. Bomer is married to the publicist Simon Halls with whom he has three children, Bomer was born in Webster Groves, Greater St. Louis, one of three children of Elizabeth Macy and John ONeill Bomer IV, a Dallas Cowboys draft pick. He grew up in Spring, Texas, a suburb of Houston, and attended its Klein High School and Bomer both acted at Houstons Alley Theatre, a non-profit theatre company.
In 2001, he graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, after graduating, Bomer moved to New York City, where he won the role of Ian Kipling on All My Children. From 2001 to 2003, he portrayed the role of Ben Reade on another daytime soap opera. He starred as Luc, Trus ill-fated love interest, in Tru Calling, Bomer appeared on North Shore, a primetime television soap opera, as well as in Flightplan, a thriller film with Jodie Foster. In the slasher film The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Beginning, Bomer portrayed Eric, the brothers run afoul of Sheriff Hoyt and are taken captive by the Hewitt family. He co-starred in Traveler, a midseason replacement television series which premiered on ABC on May 30,2007. He had a role, as Bryce Larkin, on Chuck. On October 23,2009, Bomer began starring in White Collar, buddyTV ranked him first on its list of TVs Sexiest Men of 2011 and third in 2012. In September 2011, Bomer starred in the Broadway debut of Dustin Lance Blacks play,8, in March 2012, he was featured in the Wilshire Ebell Theatre production as well, portraying Jeff Zarrillo, one of the plaintiffs in the trial.
In October 2011, Bomer appeared in the science fiction thriller film In Time, in which he played a 105-year-old man, in 2012, Bomer starred as Ken, a stripper, in the feature film Magic Mike. In 2014, he appeared in black comedy film Space Station 76
Girl on Fire (song)
Girl on Fire is a song recorded by American singer-songwriter Alicia Keys for her fifth studio album of the same name. Keys co-wrote and co-produced the hip hop/R&B ballad with Jeff Bhasker, the songs drum beat is sampled from the 1980 song The Big Beat by American rock guitarist Billy Squier, who received a writing credit on Girl on Fire. Girl on Fire was inspired by Keys giving birth to her son Egypt, Keys recorded a three-track suite for the song, consisting of the main version in addition to two remixes. Girl on Fire opened to positive reviews from critics, with many praising Keys vocals. Keys performed Girl on Fire for the first time at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards on September 6,2012, the song has sold over 4 million paid downloads in the United States. The original version is no longer available on streaming services. The Inferno version still is, the original version never appeared on her album. Girl on Fire is the single and title track from Alicia Keys fifth studio album. On being able to premiere her new song at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards Keys said, I debuted No One at the VMAs — it was the first time anyone in the world heard No One, Keys said.
People are so excited about the night of music and hearing different styles that it just goes over really well, Girl on Fire is a midtempo R&B and hip hop song written by Keys, Jeff Bhasker, Salaam Remi and American rock guitarist Billy Squier. Squier earns a writing credit for the inclusion of a sample of the loop from his 1980 song The Big Beat. Composed on the key of A major, Girl on Fire uses common time and is set to a heavy beat at a tempo of 93 beats per minute. Keys vocals range in the song over an octave from a low note of C♯4 up to a note of E5. On the main single, Keys opens the songs with the lyrics She got both feet on the ground and shes burning it down and she got her head in the clouds and shes not backing down. Markman spoke of the pace of the song, describing it as pulsating, LA Times Gerrick Kennedy expanded further describing the songs components as a fierce battlecry over a fast-building simplistic hook. Critics likened Girl on Fire to Keys previous singles No One, the Inferno version features Trinidadian hip hop artist Nicki Minaj, who wrote and rapped two new verses on the song.
Minajs vocals were recorded at Chalice Recording Studios in Los Angeles, Minaj talks about being haunted by the ghost of Marilyn Monroe. Markman noted that in verse, Minaj switched her delivery style to more of a whisper
Jensen Ross Ackles is an American actor and director. He starred as the lead in the box office success My Bloody Valentine 3D and portrayed Jason Todd in the animated film Batman. Ackles currently stars as Dean Winchester on the CW series Supernatural, Ackles was born in Dallas, the son of Donna Joan and Alan Roger Ackles, an actor. He has a brother, and a sister, Ackles had planned to study sports medicine at Texas Tech University and to become a physical therapist, but instead moved to Los Angeles to start his acting career. After modelling on and off since the age of 4, Ackles began to concentrate on a career in 1996. He appeared in several guest roles on Mr. Rhodes, Sweet Valley High, Ackles departed Days of our Lives in 2000 and went on to appear in the mini-series Blonde, about the life of Marilyn Monroe. He auditioned for the role of the young Clark Kent on Smallville, next he appeared in a guest role on the James Cameron television series Dark Angel on Fox in 2001 as serial killer Ben/X5-493, the brother of main character Max/X5-452.
His character died in the episode, but Ackles returned to the show as a regular in the second season as Bens sane clone. He remained with the show until its cancellation in 2002 and he joined the cast of the WBs hit show Dawsons Creek during its final season, playing CJ, Jen Lindleys lover. Afterward, Ackles filmed several episodes of the unaired series Still Life for Fox before it was abruptly dropped and he had a small role in the 2004 short film The Plight of Clownana. Ackles returned to Vancouver in 2004 to become a regular on Smallville playing the assistant football coach Jason Teague, who was the newest romantic interest for Lana Lang. He had a role in the 2005 film Devour in which Ackles father, actor Alan Ackles, had a role playing the father of Ackles character. In 2005, Ackles joined the cast of the WB show horror/drama series Supernatural where he stars as Dean Winchester and his brother Sam drive throughout the United States hunting paranormal predators, fighting demons and angels, and dealing with all manner of fantasy & sci-fi genre.
The show is currently in its season on the CW. It owns the title of the longest-running North American sci-fi series in history, in the summer of 2007, Ackles took on the role of Priestly in the independent comedy Ten Inch Hero. The film began hitting the festival circuit in early 2007. In February 2009, the film was released on DVD exclusively by Blockbuster Home Video and he appeared on stage from June 5–10,2007 with Lou Diamond Phillips in A Few Good Men at Casa Mañana Theatre in Fort Worth, Texas, as Lt. Daniel Kaffee. Ackles received strong praise for his work in this role, which was his professional theatre debut, in the summer of 2008, Ackles was cast in the remake of the cult film My Bloody Valentine 3D, which opened nationwide on January 16,2009
Wilson currently co-hosts the Earwolf podcast Bitch Sesh. Wilson made her first major television appearances with a stint as a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 2008 to 2009. Casey Wilson was born and raised in Alexandria, along with her brother, Fletcher. She is of Irish and Italian heritage and was raised Baptist and her father, Paul O. Wilson, is a political strategist and consultant who runs campaigns for Republican party candidates. Her mother, Kathy Wilson, was a rights advocate. Under Kathys leadership, the NWPC endorsed Walter Mondale in the 1984 presidential election, Kathy died of heart failure at age 54 in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware on September 1,2005. Wilson and her family have continued to run The Kathy Wilson Foundation. When she was nine years old, her father built her a stage in the familys backyard. From there, she started taking singing and acting lessons as a teenager, while studying acting at the Stella Adler School of Dramatic Arts, Wilson had originally set out to be a dramatic actress, but started to focus on comedy at the suggestion of an acting teacher.
Performing the long-running stage show opened doors for them as writers, Comedy Arts Festival in 2005, they were hired by New Regency Pictures to write the film Bride Wars and landed a development deal with UPN to create a sitcom pilot. Wilson has cited among her biggest influences as Catherine OHara, Diane Keaton, Madeline Kahn, Lucille Ball, Bette Davis, Molly Shannon, Cheri Oteri, Debra Winger, and Shirley MacLaine. Wilson started her career writing and performing with the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York. At UCB, she was a member of the Harold improv teams Mr. and Mrs. All-Star, Sentimental Lady, and Hey, Uncle Gary. The two women, who had first met in a class during their freshman year at NYU. As a film actress, Wilson made her debut as a student in the final scene of the 2006 Christopher Guest film. She has since appeared in films as Julie & Julia. The Breakup Girl, The Guilt Trip, The Brothers Solomon, Freak Dance, The Great Buck Howard, as well as in the Bob Odenkirk-directed short film Derek & Simon, A Bee and a Cigarette.
She has co-starred in the David Fincher thriller Gone Girl, the 2016 dramedy The Meddler, with Susan Sarandon, as writer-performers and Raphael continue to generate material for themselves
The Dark Knight Rises
The Dark Knight Rises is a 2012 British-American superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan, who co-wrote the screenplay with his brother Jonathan Nolan, and the story with David S. Goyer. Featuring the DC Comics character Batman, the film is the installment in Nolans Batman film trilogy. Christian Bale reprises the role of Bruce Wayne/Batman, with a returning cast of allies, Michael Caine as Alfred Pennyworth, Gary Oldman as James Gordon. The film introduces Selina Kyle, and Bane, eight years after the events of The Dark Knight, merciless revolutionary Bane forces an older Bruce Wayne to resume his role as Batman and save Gotham City from nuclear destruction. Nolan drew inspiration from Banes comic book debut in the 1993 Knightfall storyline, the 1986 series The Dark Knight Returns, filming took place in locations including Jodhpur, Nottingham, Los Angeles, New York City and Pittsburgh. Nolan used IMAX70 mm film cameras for much of the filming, including the first six minutes of the film, a vehicle variation of the Batplane and Batcopter termed the Bat, an underground prison set, and a new Batcave set were created specifically for the film.
As with The Dark Knight, viral marketing campaigns began early during production, the Dark Knight Rises premiered in New York City on July 16,2012. The film was released in the United States and the United Kingdom on July 20,2012 and it received positive reviews from critics, many of whom named it one of the best films of 2012. Like its predecessor, the film grossed over $1 billion worldwide at the box office and it is currently the 17th-highest-grossing film of all time, the third-highest-grossing film of 2012, and the fourth-highest-grossing superhero film of all time. Eight years after the death of district attorney Harvey Dent, the Dent Act grants the Gotham City Police Department powers which nearly eradicate organized crime, Police Commissioner James Gordon feels guilty for covering up Dents crimes, from when he was turned into a murderer by the Joker. He writes a resignation speech confessing the truth but decides against using it, Bruce Wayne has become a recluse, broken by the death of his childhood sweetheart Rachel Dawes and has retired as the vigilante Batman after taking the blame for Dents crimes and death.
Cat burglar Selina Kyle obtains Waynes fingerprints from his home and kidnaps congressman Byron Gilley and she sells the fingerprints to Phillip Stryver, an assistant to Waynes business rival John Daggett. She requests a clean slate that can wipe all traces of a person from the internet as payment, Stryver double-crosses Kyle, but she uses Gilleys phone to alert the police to their location. Gordon and the police arrive to find the congressman, and pursue Stryvers men into the sewers while Selina flees, the police attempt to follow them into the sewers, but the men that enter are killed. Gordon is captured, while the rest of the police are assailed down by sniper fire, the assailants drag Gordon to Bane, a masked mercenary, who has him searched and finds his resignation speech. Gordon escapes and is found by John Blake, a patrol officer, Gordon promotes Blake to detective, with Blake reporting directly to him. Bane and multiple accomplices attack the Gotham Stock Exchange, using Bruces fingerprints in a transaction that leaves Wayne bankrupt, Waynes butler Alfred Pennyworth reveals that Rachel had intended to marry Dent before she died.
Alfred resigns in an attempt to convince Bruce to move on from being Batman, Wayne Enterprises is losing profits after Wayne discontinued his fusion reactor project when he learned that the core could be weaponized