With a big-budget film like 'The Dark Knight Rises,' there were many drafts of the script, costumes, concept art and the like that did not make the final cut. For one, we all know that one of Bane's original design was more akin to the comic book villain than the one Tom Hardy portrayed on the screen. For another, the promotional artwork went through a number of changes as well. Just take a look at these gun and ammunition-themed posters that Warner Bros. almost used to promote Christopher Nolan's final Batman film.
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Forget about the Golden Globes and the Oscars for one second, and let's focus instead on what the fans think about the best movies and TV shows of 2012. We at ScreenCrush asked you, our loyal movie- and TV-obsessed readers, to start voting on your picks for the best 2012 had to offer, and so far we've got some tid bits to report -- 'The Dark Knight Rises' is leading 'The Avengers' to take home the title of Best Movie, while 'Sons of Anarchy' is trending to win Best TV Series over 'The Walking Dead'!
Unhappy with those wins? Don't worry because this is a preview. There's still a week left in the polls and your votes can change the tide.
'The Dark Knight Rises' trailer is nominated in the ScreenCrush Awards as one of the Best Trailers of 2012. But what if you thought that 'Dark Knight Rises' trailer didn't have enough LEGO pieces in it? Well, you're in luck because someone spent a lot of time recreating the entire trailer using LEGO and now you can watch it.
While 'The Avengers' may have opened in theaters before director Christopher Nolan's epic conclusion to the 'Batman' trilogy, 'The Dark Knight Rises' is by far the better movie.In the eternal battle between Marvel and DC superheros, Nolan and his cast are the clear victors in this round. Don't believe us? Read on for the top five reasons why 'The Dark Knight' wins the victor's laurel wreath.
Previously, we had heard Anne Hathaway say that a Catwoman spinoff of 'The Dark Knight Rises' would be "lovely" but since haven't had much of an update. But now, with Hathaway out promoting 'Les Miserables,' the actress was asked for an update. Hathaway said she "would love to" star in a 'Catwoman' film and talked about how much she loves the character. And then she started sobbing.
The DVD/Blu-ray of 'The Dark Knight Rises' hits on December 4th, ensuring that millions of people will spend their holidays watching Batman battle Bane (which is the true meaning of Christmas, after all). However, not everyone is a loyal Batfan and some people are going to need convincing that this package is worth their hard-earned pennies. Hence the clip below, which gives us a taste of the special features that'll be found on the disc.
This holiday season, you'll probably be giving a geek you love a copy of 'The Dark Knight Rises,' which hits shelves on December 4. So, if you're going to be purchasing a copy anyway, you might as well get an "exclusive reward" out of it, right? Like a brand new look at 'Man of Steel,' Zack Snyder's Superman reboot?
Find out how you can help unleash Supes on the world early after the break.