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Dark Knight Rises Teaser Poster Arrives
Gotham's in a sorry state...

12 July 2011  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Warner Bros.

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Things are certainly heating up in the world of The Dark Knight Rises, as the first proper teaser poster for the film has arrived online and can be viewed below.


The image is a striking look at part of Gotham City crumbling into ruins, with the Bat logo starkly outlined in the centre. There’s no hint as to what this might mean for the film’s plot – or even if it has a correlation – but it’s definitely cool.

Admittedly, it shows even less than the Sherlock Holmes sequel posters that arrived yesterday, yet this new image from Christopher Nolan’s latest – and likely final – Bat-venture is stylish, moody and eminently teasing. Essentially everything we’ve come to expect from ads for his Gotham-set movies and a spot earned in our pantheon of great teaser posters.

Lest you have forgotten, the cast includes Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Marion Cotillard, Juno Temple, Josh Pence, Daniel Sunjata, Diego Klattenhoff, Burn Gorman, Nestor Carbonell, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman, Matthew Modine and Tom Conti.

We’ve been promised the first proper teaser trailer landing in front of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 this week, so expect to find that cropping up online before long. Now starts the long wait until July 20 next year, when the whole thing will hit cinemas…


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RE: RE:
That's for real. And It seems to me what appears to be 'Bane's Theme' uses the same two notes as the Jaws theme, reversed and played slower. More

Posted by jobloffski at 16:37 on 14 July 2011 | Report This Post

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I know that other trailer said it was fake but is #CC0000]this the same one? More

Posted by samshepherd at 13:10 on 14 July 2011 | Report This Post

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L: Dr FlexiJerkOff Everybody zoom in on the bottom left corner. Can you see it. Look closely. See it yet. Look closer. thats right, It,s an on-set picture of Anne Hathaway being taken up the chuff by Christian Bale. Oh for God's sake please stop with the "I can see this, I can see that" crap. There are no hidden pics or symbols in this poster, period. sp; But where is the fun in that? ahh I would agree some sugestions are rediculous More

Posted by trainedasninja at 11:47 on 14 July 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Tom Conti...!
A mobile phone video is out there now. I'm gonna hold out for a proper release. More

Posted by adambatman82 at 15:37 on 13 July 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Trailer not attached to Harry Potter in Australia
Dont worry, will be Friday. The trailers have been sent out locked with prints of Harry Potter. More

Posted by piccolo135 at 14:27 on 13 July 2011 | Report This Post

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Posted by JIm R at 14:11 on 13 July 2011 | Report This Post

Trailer not attached to Harry Potter in Australia
Trailer not attached to Harry Potter in Australia. Maybe it's not surfacing this week after all? More

Posted by thelas at 14:00 on 13 July 2011 | Report This Post

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I could maybe believe that's a cat's eye in the top right but I'm not seeing anything else. More

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That superman referance is a good shout, sure looks suspicious More

Posted by trainedasninja at 09:46 on 13 July 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Hidden Images in The Dark Knight Rises Poster
Shots of teaser trailer ne. More

Posted by Spaldron at 22:59 on 12 July 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Hidden Images in The Dark Knight Rises Poster
Just been looking at a high res pic and can't see anything like that,  a pic with these bits marked would be good More

Posted by Scruffybobby at 21:46 on 12 July 2011 | Report This Post

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is there any way you could post a photo of the poster marking where those images are hidden? More

Posted by goldeneagle18 at 21:22 on 12 July 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Hidden Images in The Dark Knight Rises Poster
I cant clearly see any of that. More

Posted by target at 20:53 on 12 July 2011 | Report This Post

RE: A hole where Batman used to be?
Batman's always had great posters and symbols and this one is pretty f***ing sweet! More

Posted by Spaldron at 16:45 on 12 July 2011 | Report This Post

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L: humpstonjohn Look closer at the Batman logo, ars to be a clear skyleading Gotham out of the Darkness, maybe! V excited tho! sp; sp;When I look at it I see a grey, brooding and overcast sky More

Posted by pete_traynor at 16:21 on 12 July 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Can you see it?
Exellent poster kinda reminds me of the BatMan storyline where Gotham had an Earthquake & was quarantined off by the Government. More

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RE: Oh yes, oh yes please
Very evocative poster. And you actually have to check the title of the film is even on it at first look. The power of symbols... Incidentally, yet another take on the image: It's the end of the story, The Dark Knight has risen to smash through the darkness and let in the light. He has died (in terms of Gotham's faith in him) and he has been resurrected, and he ascends into myth, or to put it another way, "/i], Mr Wayne" More

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RE: Yes, there is!
L: crazymoviesdude L: enigmachine "There’s no hint as to what this might mean for the film’s plot" Well, yes there is. It is the hint. There's a hole where Batman used to be and the city is crumbling without him. It couldn't be much more obvious. Don't miss the wood for the trees, folks! If you remember how the last ended, and what Batman had to do, it makes perfect sense. This film will pick up from there / from that idea. wouldn't say that it's a hint for the plo More

Posted by jobloffski at 10:53 on 12 July 2011 | Report This Post

RE: FEATURING....
L: Rob Great poster. Does anyone else think the bit of rubble on the left had side looks like the Superman shield? sp; n see it Rob, conspiracy, cross over going to happen More

Posted by JIm R at 09:47 on 12 July 2011 | Report This Post

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Great poster. Does anyone else think the bit of rubble on the left had side looks like the Superman shield? More

Posted by Rob at 09:42 on 12 July 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Ace. Batman PR Fever Starts All Over again...
outstanding piece of work, sets the structure of it all perfectly. More

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I like, looks epic More

Posted by trainedasninja at 08:55 on 12 July 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Yes, there is!
L: enigmachine "There’s no hint as to what this might mean for the film’s plot" Well, yes there is. It is the hint. There's a hole where Batman used to be and the city is crumbling without him. It couldn't be much more obvious. Don't miss the wood for the trees, folks! If you remember how the last ended, and what Batman had to do, it makes perfect sense. This film will pick up from there / from that idea. wouldn't say that it's a hint for the plot. That's all very metaph More

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