'Dark Knight Rises' Viral Campaign Reveals New Trailer Screenshots

April 30, 2012
Source: ComingSoon

The Dark Knight Rises

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,, 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):

The Dark Knight Rises Viral

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 In the meantime, see some of the screenshots already revealed below, and watch for the new ones being revealed all day at Stay tuned as the brand new trailer for The Dark Knight Rises is coming soon.

The Dark Knight Rises Viral

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…

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Josh on Apr 30, 2012


I just shit my pants. This trailer is gonna blow minds. FUCK ME I`M EXCITED!!!!!!!! LMAO

Mmmmmmmmmmm on Apr 30, 2012


 you seem gay

mmmmmmmmm2 on Apr 30, 2012


Haven't you seen the NBA commcericals where calling someone gay is not the right thing to do? But then again that commercial was pretty gay. Ha!

The Douche on Apr 30, 2012


Didn't play infront of Avengers over here in the UK :(...maybe that's what we get for having it released 2 weeks before you guys haha!

Ayotunde Afolabi on Apr 30, 2012


Behind Prometheus this is it for me. I can't wait to see it and or this new trailer. Speaking of Avengers, what's this developing trend it seems with American movies being released abroad before state side?

Johnny Neat on Apr 30, 2012


I expect BALANCE between mount of dialogue and mount of action in this one, I Wana Batish"Return Of The King" And if Wana bat die I Wana really cry from my heart, I don't Wana any custom-built or political batman, I'm Wana Dark Bat on the Gotham And yes I Wana : ((Bat Beat The Bain))

Ehsan Davodi on Apr 30, 2012


Sprechen sie English?

Spock on Apr 30, 2012


this is the most god-awful thing i've read in quite some time.

Chiroptera Exsanguination on Apr 30, 2012


Nolan is both British and American. He has dual citizenship. Jonathan Nolan has a Chicago accent. Why they insist on making this film outside of the US is beyond me. 

Ticketmaster on Apr 30, 2012


Uh, hasn't the film been filmed in NY and Pittsburgh? New Jersey too I think.

Razor on Apr 30, 2012


They also shot in Los Angeles as well.

Gabriel Rincon on Apr 30, 2012



DoomCanoe on Apr 30, 2012


I think the trailer is .....

Zach on Apr 30, 2012

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