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THE DARK KNIGHT RISES Poster: Gotham Is Aflame

May 21, 2012
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A new poster for “The Dark Knight Rises,” director Christopher Nolan’s highly anticipated third and final instillation in his Batman franchise has been released.

It presents an image of the big bad bat in the midst of a Gotham gone aflame, we can only imagine what this means for the trajectory of the caped crusader in the film.

Take a look at the new poster and synopsis for the film below.

Synopsis:

Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ “The Dark Knight Rises” is the epic conclusion to filmmaker Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, Leading an all-star international cast, Oscar(R) winner Christian Bale (“The Fighter”) again plays the dual role of Bruce Wayne/Batman. The film also stars Anne Hathaway, as Selina Kyle; Tom Hardy, as Bane; Oscar(R) winner Marion Cotillard (“La Vie en Rose”), as Miranda Tate; and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, as John Blake. Returning to the main cast, Oscar(R) winner Michael Caine (“The Cider House Rules”) plays Alfred; Gary Oldman is Commissioner Gordon; and Oscar(R) winner Morgan Freeman (“Million Dollar Baby”) reprises the role of Lucius Fox. The screenplay is written by Christopher Nolan and Jonathan Nolan, story by Christopher Nolan & David S. Goyer. The film is produced by Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan and Charles Roven, who previously teamed on “Batman Begins” and the record-breaking blockbuster “The Dark Knight.” The executive producers are Benjamin Melniker, Michael E. Uslan, Kevin De La Noy and Thomas Tull, with Jordan Goldberg serving as co-producer. The film is based upon characters appearing in comic books published by DC Comics. Batman was created by Bob Kane.

"The Dark Knight Rises" hits AMC Theatres on July 20th and stars Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Anne Hathaway.

Source: Collider

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