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He was portrayed by Liam Neeson in the original film and Arnold Vosloo in the sequels. In the third film and Meet Me At The Altar - Eddy Arnold - Lonely Again un-aired television pilothis biography is slightly retconnedbut the character's canonical history is as such: Peyton Westlake was a mild-mannered and brilliant scientist working on a synthetic "skin" capable of aiding burn victims.
He had a good relationship with district attorney Julie Hastings, who indirectly caused his injuries by telling corrupt developer Louis Strack, Jr. At this, Strack hired sadistic mobster Robert G. Durant to get the document and in the process, Durant and his gang brutally disfigured Westlake, killed his assistant and destroyed his lab.
Julie believed he was dead and a funeral was held, but Westlake's hideous body was placed in a clinic that was used for various experiments to sever Westlake's pain receptorswhich enhances his strength but leaves him unable to feel tactile sensations. The experiments, however, affected Westlake's mental stability and he became an impulsive, bipolar, sarcastic, and violent man. Westlake escaped the clinic and sought refuge in an abandoned building in the film's city. He hid his grotesque appearance with bandages and a trenchcoat and used his synthetic skin, which only lasts 99 minutes in the light.
He managed to rebuild a relationship with Julie, claiming he survived his "accident" and was constantly fleeing so that she does not see his true face. As "Darkman", he begins ruining Durant's illegal activities by framing his gang so Durant kills his own men, including his possible implied lover.
After discovering the culprit is Darkman, Durant attempts to kill him from a helicopter using a grenade launcher. Darkman manages to defeat his archenemy by clinging to the helicopter and using his strength to pull it into a tunnel and explode the chopper. Darkman gratifyingly yells, "Burn in Hell! After this, Darkman poses as Durant in order to infiltrate Strack's new skyscraper, which was the reason the developer hired Durant in the first place.
Wicked (Ghetto Lab Mix) - Darkman - Whos The Darkman? suspects Darkman will come after him and takes Julie hostage. Strack suggests they join forces but when he refuses they battle atop the skyscraper. Darkman has the chance to spare his life but instead throws Strack to his death. Believing he has become too much of a monster to be with Julie, that he abandons her, vowing to become a vigilante and Wicked (Ghetto Lab Mix) - Darkman - Whos The Darkman?
of justice. After a year of crimefighting, Darkman is shocked to discover that Durant is alive and back in town and that he must again battle his archenemy. He also wishes to avenge a scientist named Brinkman, who he had been Questa O Quella - José Carreras - The Essential with in order to perfect his synthetic skin so he may lead a normal life. After defeating Durant, Darkman found a new enemy in drug lord Peter Rooker who proved to be his most powerful adversary after going through a process that makes his strength equal to Darkman's.
Darkman managed to bring down Rooker by posing as him but felt conflicted as he fell in love with Rooker's wife and young daughter, who he had to abandon as well to resume his life as a vigilante. Beforehand, however, he finally manages to perfect his synthetic skin but uses the only sample to heal Rooker's daughter.
Due Wicked (Ghetto Lab Mix) - Darkman - Whos The Darkman? clinical experiments, the nerve endings connected to Darkman's skin have been severed, rendering him immune to painbut unable to feel physical sensations. Additionally, to compensate for his loss of physical feelings, adrenaline flows unchecked through Darkman's body, enhancing his physical Wicked (Ghetto Lab Mix) - Darkman - Whos The Darkman?
, speed, agility, reflexes, stamina, and durability. Using his synthetic skin, Darkman is able to pose as criminals, imitate their voices, and trick them into engineering their own downfall. He's also a skilled hand-to-hand combatant, and an expert in the fields of science with a genius-level intellect. Darkman possesses similar ethics to those of a superherosuch as not harming the innocent, but has the tenacity and impulsiveness of a psychopath, as demonstrated when he revels in the suffering of criminals.
He also has a dangerous temper, as seen in Darkman when he disguised as his former self breaks the fingers of an obnoxious carnival worker for refusing to give Julie Hastings the prized elephant. When Julie refuses the prize, he remarks, furiously, "Take the fucking elephant! For example, Darkman breaks into a business meeting while attached to Durant's chopper. He remarks to the businessman, "Excuse me! Darkman, after only some hesitation, drops him to his death and remarks, "I'm learning to live with a lot of things.
This film documents Darkman's origins and his relationship with Julie, and systematically showing his transformation into a vengeful criminal killer and his first battle with Durant and the businessman Strack. Durant survives his ordeal from the first film and plans to take over the city using futuristic weaponry. Only Darkman can stop his archenemy and avenge one of Durant's latest victims. Drug lord Peter Rooker allies with a scientist who also worked on Darkman's superhuman strength and invulnerability.
He invents a steroid that gives test subjects superhuman strength, but leaves them mentally unstable. Darkman then poses as Rooker to foil his plan, but ends up having to save the villain's family. In Marvel also published a six issue miniseries about the character. The character all appears in an unaired TV pilot played by Christopher Bowenwith a similar origin to the movie version with some alterations. In this version Dirty Version - Voxtrot - Voxtrot Robert G.
Durant Larry Drake reprising his role retains his role in causing the causing the explosion that turned Peyton into Darkman, Julie as also killed in the explosion. Darkman then seeks vengeance on Durant and eventually killed him. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Fictional character, in Darkman films. This article does not cite any sources. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.
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