Empire Magazine boasts the world's first magazine covers for Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises, with new official shots of Batman (Christian Bale ) and Bane (Tom Hardy):
Anne Hathaway, Joseph Gordon-Levitt Marion Cotillard Josh Pence, Alon Aboutboul and Nestor Carbonell star along with return of the trilogy's ensemble cast such as Morgan Freeman Gary Oldman and Michael Caine Cillian Murphy might be making a cameo
Matthew Modine Tom Conti 11-year-old actress Joey King Daniel Sunjata Diego Klattenhoff Christopher Judge "CSI: Miami" co-star Adam Rodriguez and Burn Gorman take on secondary roles. Rob Brown and Italian actor Massi Furlan have small roles in the film as well
Nolan calls action on the DKR from a screenplay he wrote with bro Jonathan Nolan, from a story by Nolan and David S. Goyer
The movie is scheduled to wrap production sometime this month, if it has not already....
The sequel is set to hit theaters on July 20th, 2012...With an IMAX prologue hitting next month!!