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These may give you a clue...

24 May 2010  |  Written by Helen O'Hara  

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After months of drought on Inception clues, in these final months before release we're finally getting a few morsels of information about the plot - and here to add to the puzzle pieces are new character banners from the film, including a one-word description of each character's role in the film.

So we learn that DiCaprio 'The Extractor', Cillian Murphy is 'The Mark', Ellen Page 'The Architect', Marion Cotillard 'The Shade', Ken Watanabe 'The Tourist', Joseph Gordon-Levitt 'The Point Man' and Tom Hardy 'The Forger'. Of course, we're still not much the wiser, but every little helps, eh?

If you're determined to find out more, it's probably a good idea to keep an eye on Inception's Facebook page just in case some more tidbits are revealed there, and otherwise you'll have to wait until July 16.


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Your Comments

I reckon DiCaprio is exploiting Paige in some way. More

Posted by darko18 at 18:12 on 02 June 2010 | Report This Post

she looks good in the role
Yea was referring to the Matrix. No slight at her work in Juno intended hah. More

Posted by emperorglenuff at 13:36 on 31 May 2010 | Report This Post

RE: Seriously emperorglenuff....get some new material.
I think he's referring to The Architect in The Matrix, rather than Page's dialogue in Juno. More

Posted by mrgadd4 at 20:13 on 30 May 2010 | Report This Post

Seriously emperorglenuff....get some new material.
The Ellen Page/Juno jokes are so 2008. Nolan felt she was right for the part.....shall we trust him or you? More

Posted by Ichi1 at 16:14 on 30 May 2010 | Report This Post

nooooo
The architect? As long as she doesn't spend all her screen time sat in a chair spouting psuedo-philosophical crap to justify the existence of the film. ergo visa vie shut the hell up More

Posted by emperorglenuff at 02:04 on 29 May 2010 | Report This Post

Ellen
Ellen page one looks great. Architect? Intrig you ing. More

Posted by JimTheGreat at 23:26 on 28 May 2010 | Report This Post

RE: Exclusive Inception Character Banners!
Watanabe looks cool as fuck. More

Posted by Kazuya at 14:42 on 26 May 2010 | Report This Post

RE:
Wow... More

Posted by Jasper_29 at 23:18 on 25 May 2010 | Report This Post

So Cottilard has a bigger role than i originally anticipated. She is only in the trailer for about 2 seconds. Each and every single little bit of news that comes of inception makes me more and more excited. More

Posted by Blue Ryan at 21:02 on 25 May 2010 | Report This Post

Neat!
Amazing posters! But I refuse to read any information on the movie! More

Posted by Pixaroholic at 13:01 on 25 May 2010 | Report This Post

RE: woot
L: 7eke remember the first time you watched the matrix? remember how you felt? it will soon be that time again. *grins manically* sp; I was just thinking something similar.   I ] this film is gonna absolutely rock my world - can't wait! More

Posted by lukeyboy at 12:19 on 25 May 2010 | Report This Post

woot
remember the first time you watched the matrix? remember how you felt? it will soon be that time again. *grins manically* More

Posted by 7eke at 10:40 on 25 May 2010 | Report This Post

Ellen Page's one is awesome. Now to find out what it all means... More

Posted by BlancmangePie at 10:01 on 25 May 2010 | Report This Post

Yay, something good to come out of today after the disatster that was Lost. More

Posted by mogel96 at 22:06 on 24 May 2010 | Report This Post

Wow!
I honestly thought that that was Heath Ledger before I realised it's Joseph Gordon Levitt, and Ken Watanabe looks like Jimmy Smits in that pic! More

Posted by will1000 at 20:42 on 24 May 2010 | Report This Post

Inception Banners
I've used so many adjectives to describe the Inception trailers and posters thus far (mostly revolving around the word 'amazing') but here's one I didn't think I'd say: beautiful. These are actually beautiful. I would love one of these on my wall, maybe Tom Hardy or Ken Watanabe or La Belle Marion. Just gorgeous! More

Posted by The_Dystopian at 20:11 on 24 May 2010 | Report This Post

SWEET!
This film and its marketing just keeps getting more exciting!! More

Posted by Butlerbert at 19:29 on 24 May 2010 | Report This Post

This could be......
absolute genius in the build to one of the most anticipated movies of 2010 or it could be one of the most stunning movies ever to be made where it you leave your amazement in complete awe of the movie, either way you have to just imagine on how the final product is going to be from Nolan himself on July 16th More

Posted by umer_ejaz at 18:50 on 24 May 2010 | Report This Post


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