Even though these photos are not much of a shocker, when it comes to the details on what Bane and Batman look like, it is still a nerdgasm for the senses. This issue of EMPIRE is a definite must-have for anyone interested in the upcoming film. If you have been living under a rock and haven’t seen the different official photos that have been floating around the internet, then these company-official images will be a feast for your nerdy eyes, if not than you’re still in luck my friends because you’ll get to see the new gadgets assisting the Dark Knight and his fight to keep the streets of Gotham safe.
Hit the jump for an enlarged view of EMPIRE magazine’s cover story!
The Dark Knight Rises is the third and final Batman film from Christopher Nolan. It is co-written by Christopher & Jonathan Nolan, with story credit to Christopher Nolan and David Goyer. The cast features Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman, Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Juno Temple, Josh Pence, Liam Neeson, and Nestor Carbonell. The Dark Knight Rises hits theaters on July 20th, 2012. [Empire]