A teaser trailer for “The Dark Knight Rises” was leaked online today.
According to Slate.com, the video appears to have been shot by a moviegoer, who provided the first glimpse of the final installment of Christopher Nolan’s Batman series, which will hit theaters in Summer 2012.
Almost immediately after it began appearing online, Warner Bros. lawyers hunted down each site and reportedly had it taken down. According to the website Super Hero Hype, the trailer for “The Dark Knight Rises” will hit theaters with the release of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2,” Friday.
Earlier this week, makers of “The Dark Knight Rises” released a movie poster on the films’official website showing Gotham City crumbling down to the ground. With pieces of skyscrapers falling from the sky to make out Batman’s famous logo.
As we previously reported, “The Dark Knight Rises,” follows “The Dark Knight” that premiered four years ago and brought in a record-breaking $158 million during its opening weekend. Returning for a final go will be Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman and Christian Bale with newcomer, Anne Hathaway making her Catwoman debut.