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THE DARK KNIGHT RISES (2012): TV Spot 4, Trilogy Poster, Fourth Film

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The Dark Knight Rises TV Spot, Trilogy Poster, Bale on Fourth FilmThe Dark Knight Rises TV Spot 4, Christopher Nolan‘s Batman trilogy poster, and Christian Bale on a fourth Batman film are all what they seem. The fourth The Dark Knight Rises TV spot gives the viewer a glimpse at some as yet unrevealed aspects of the superhero film, particularly Bruce Wayne’s unwillingness to “get back in the game”.

We previously posted The Dark Knight Rises (2012): TV Spot 3, Catwoman Jail, Bane Photos, and The Dark Knight Rises (2012): Two TV Spots ‘Catwoman’, ‘Unretired’.

The Christopher Nolan Batman trilogy poster:

Christopher Nolan Batman Trilogy Poster

Christopher Nolan Batman Trilogy Poster

On the possiblity of Christian Bale doing a fourth Christopher Nolan directed Batman film:

In the new Empire [magazine]…Bale has very carefully worded a statement that says he’d be open to the challenge of a fourth movie if Christopher Nolan came to him with the right story. We all know that’s a big, big “if.”

“My understanding is that this is the last one. I think it’s appropriate, I think it’s going out at the right time. But…if Chris came to me with a script and said, ‘You know what? There is another story’ then I would love the challenge of making a fourth one work.”

He might “love the challenge” but he’s not the person who has to conceive it. That’s Christopher Nolan (and Jonathan Nolan and David Goyer) and there’s very little chance that will happen. Bale will likely do whatever Nolan says but even if Warner Bros. rolls up to Nolan’s house with the clichéd dump truck full of money, the director would likely see a fourth film as a stain on his reputation. He’s made his trilogy, time to move on.

On this The Dark Knight Rises TV spot:

[It] begins with Lucius Fox (Morgan Freeman) talking to Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale).

“These conversations used to end with an unusual request,” Fox says. “I’m retired,” Wayne replies.

It also shows us the introduction of the Bat.

The Dark Knight Rises‘ plot synopsis: “Eight years after Batman took the fall for Two Face’s crimes, a new terrorist leader, Bane, overwhelms Gotham’s finest, and the Dark Knight resurfaces to protect a city that has branded him an enemy.”

The Dark Knight Rises‘ cast includes Tom HardyAnne Hathaway, Christian Bale, Marion CotillardMichael CaineJoseph Gordon-Levitt, Josh Stewart, Daniel Sunjata, Burn Gorman, Diego Klattenhoff, Josh Pence, Matthew Modine, Tom Conti, Joey King, Alon Aboutboul, Nestor Carbonell, Brett Cullen, and Juno Temple.

Watch The Dark Knight Rises TV spot 4 and leave your thoughts on it below in the comments section. For more The Dark Knight Rises photos, videos, and information, visit our Batman Page, subscribe to us by Email, follow us on Twitter or on Facebook. The Dark Knight Rises opens in US theaters through Warner Bros. Pictures on July 20, 2012.

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