The Dark Knight Rises, the final installment of director Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy with Christian Bale (pictured) in the lead role, has some unexpected source material — and we're not talking about DC Comics.
When The Dark Knight Rises blasts into theaters on July 20, it will not only mark the end of director Christopher Nolan's trilogy, but the end of actor Christian Bale's run as Batman. Saying goodbye forever to the Batman costume was, according to Bale, more difficult than he expected.
The closer we get to its release date, July 20, the more we get to see of Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises, which just let loose two new TV spots — one featuring our favorite gadget-maker Lucius Fox, played by Morgan Freeman, and another showcasing Selina Kyle, a.
The Dark Knight Rises, directed by Inception's celebrated Christopher Nolan and featuring a staggeringly star-studded cast that includes Anne Hathaway (Catwoman), Tom Hardy (Bane), Liam Neeson (Ra's Al Ghul), Gary Oldman (Jim Gordon), Morgan Freeman (Lucius), Joseph Gordon-Levitt (John Blake), Michael Caine (Alfred), Marion Cotillard (Miranda), and of course Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne / Batman himself, promises to be one of the biggest blockbusters of the summer.