'Dark Knight Rises' Viral Campaign Reveals New Trailer Screenshots
We already know that a new trailer for The Dark Knight Rises will premiere before The Avengers when the superhero ensemble hits the big screen this weekend. What we didn't know was that a viral campaign would tease the trailer this week leading up to its release online. At the official website for the movie, TheDarkKnightRises.com, a manhunt is currently ongoing for the masked vigilante known as Batman as he is being blamed for the deaths of several police officers and District Attorney Harvey Dent. In the evidence file for the case, you'll find locations around the world that will help unlock something special.
Here's some of the snapshots collected so far from the website (click to start unlocking more):
Within the case file, a list of locations (the addresses for the United States and Canada will be revealed at 8am PST today) will lead fans to some sort of graffiti (seen above) and the information needed to unlock some of the new snapshots of the trailer coming this week (basically it's a combination of the viral campaigns for both Super 8 and The Amazing Spider-Man). For the list of locations and details on what to do with the evidence when you find it, head on over to www.thedarkknightrises.com. In the meantime, see some of the screenshots already revealed below, and watch for the new ones being revealed all day at TDKR07202012.com. Stay tuned as the brand new trailer for The Dark Knight Rises is coming soon.
Eight years after The Dark Knight, the terrorist leader Bane arrives in Gotham City, pushing it and its police force to the limits, forcing its former hero Batman to resurface after taking the fall for Harvey Dent.
The Dark Knight Rises is once again directed by Oscar nominated British filmmaker Christopher Nolan, of Following, Memento, Insomnia, Batman Begins, The Prestige, The Dark Knight and Inception previously. The script was co-written by Christopher & Jonathan Nolan (The Prestige, The Dark Knight), from a story by Chris Nolan & David S. Goyer (of Batman Begins, The Dark Knight). Warner Bros is bringing The Dark Knight Rises to regular and IMAX theaters everywhere July 20th, 2012 this summer. The Legend Ends...