Aaron Taylor-Johnson as joins the cast of Tenet

An original action espionage film releasing in IMAX on August 12, 2020
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intersteIIarx wrote:
May 30th, 2020, 2:19 am
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May 30th, 2020, 12:51 am
Just browsing the IMDB page for Tenet, and noticed that Aaron Taylor-Johnson's has a character name "junior". Have people mentioned this before? Is this new? So far him and Dourif are the only ones with names...And the names are like something out of a Kojima game.

If the rumors are to be believed, R. PAt's name is Rookie. So we have a Rookie, a Junior, and a Wheeler.
lol was just about to post about this! I swear "junior" wasn't there a few hours ago when I checked IMDb
I'm glad I'm not the only one!

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A Borges man wrote:
May 30th, 2020, 12:51 am
Just browsing the IMDB page for Tenet, and noticed that Aaron Taylor-Johnson's has a character name "junior". Have people mentioned this before? Is this new? So far him and Dourif are the only ones with names...And the names are like something out of a Kojima game.

If the rumors are to be believed, R. PAt's name is Rookie. So we have a Rookie, a Junior, and a Wheeler.
It's funny, now the name Rookie has disappeared from Pattinson's credit and we have Aaron as Junior. I also think Wheeler isn't a coincidence that it references the interpretation to the sator square being a wheel about time (also reference merry-go-round)

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intersteIIarx wrote:
May 30th, 2020, 2:28 am
A Borges man wrote:
May 30th, 2020, 12:51 am
Just browsing the IMDB page for Tenet, and noticed that Aaron Taylor-Johnson's has a character name "junior". Have people mentioned this before? Is this new? So far him and Dourif are the only ones with names...And the names are like something out of a Kojima game.

If the rumors are to be believed, R. PAt's name is Rookie. So we have a Rookie, a Junior, and a Wheeler.
It's funny, now the name Rookie has disappeared from Pattinson's credit and we have Aaron as Junior. I also think Wheeler isn't a coincidence that it references the interpretation to the sator square being a wheel about time (also reference merry-go-round)
"Wheeler" definitely feels like Diorif's character will be very linked to the time inversion stuff...but these I am curious about why these names are so literal and obtuse at the same time. I can't imagine these being the actually character names.

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Junior for Aaron Taylor Johnson might fuel the theory that he is a younger Brannagh, or an older version of "Max" (the little boy).

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Well... if this all turns out to be true, you can all say to me that you all "told me so", but...
Isn't it a bit far-fetched that a 30-something guy would play the younger version of a 50-something guy? They don't really look alike, and, once again, they're both grown-up men. I feel that people want to look for twists where there wouldn't be many. I'm not really up for the "10-year-old is the younger version of Kenneth Branag" theory either, but the ATJ stuff truly comes off as forced. Once again, I might be completely wrong, so you can have me once the film comes out.

Also, this sator square thing is something I doubt will be part of the film. It was a nice crew gift, but I think that was it.
Also also, don't forget that kind of anyone can edit IMDb (right?).

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DHOPW42 wrote:
May 30th, 2020, 2:53 am
Well... if this all turns out to be true, you can all say to me that you all "told me so", but...
Isn't it a bit far-fetched that a 30-something guy would play the younger version of a 50-something guy? They don't really look alike, and, once again, they're both grown-up men. I feel that people want to look for twists where there wouldn't be many. I'm not really up for the "10-year-old is the younger version of Kenneth Branag" theory either, but the ATJ stuff truly comes off as forced. Once again, I might be completely wrong, so you can have me once the film comes out.

Also, this sator square thing is something I doubt will be part of the film. It was a nice crew gift, but I think that was it.
Also also, don't forget that kind of anyone can edit IMDb (right?).
I don't buy the in spoiler mentioned theory, just thought i'd throw it out there because the name was funny in that context. I really, I'm not really a theory person, I'm a wait for the movie and watch it type.

The sator square element I think is just a great thematic jumping off point, it makes sense as like an extra-textual reference. I don't believe it will literally be there in the movie...like imagining John David Washington trying to create a new element with science machines, looks around a room, sees the Saitor square and then comically uses it to balance out the hobble in a machine...I doubt it.

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