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First Look: Six Images from The Dark Knight Rises, Out of the Batcave, Onto the Blogs

Thompson on Hollywood By Maggie Lange | Thompson on Hollywood January 14, 2012 at 1:39PM

Christian Bale, in full Batman getup, dominated Entertainment Weekly's 2012 Preview issue yesterday, as part of the release of six new images from the highly-anticipating completion to the Batman trilogy.
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Dark Knight Rises Preview

Christian Bale, in full Batman getup, dominated Entertainment Weekly's 2012 Preview issue yesterday, as part of the release of six new images from the highly-anticipating completion to the Batman trilogy.

The six shots (all posted here) reveal a new midnight navy batsuit (above), as well as a image that reveals an insight into Gary Oldman's Commissioner Gordon - perhaps in a climactic wit's-end type of scene.

Christopher Nolan's final installment takes place eight years after "The Dark Knight." In the magazine, Bale confesses that his final stunt as the hero/anti-hero gave him a weighty pressure.

Christopher Nolan and his brother Jonathan wrote the script for the upcoming feature, which will include returning cast members Oldman, Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Nestor Carbonell. New additions include Marion Cotillard, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Anne Hathaway, whose role as Selina Kyle/Catwoman is cautiously anticipated. The film will open July 20, 2012.
 

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.