First Dark Knight Rises Image (It's Bane!)

First Dark Knight Rises Image (It's Bane!)

Unbelievable story about how the first image from The Dark Knight Rises got released this morning:

Fans had to work Friday morning to reveal the first official image of Bane fromThe Dark Knight Rises***. Along with Thursdaysunexciting press releaseannouncing the beginning of production onChristopher Nolan*s highly anticipated third part in his Batman trilogy,The Dark Knight Rises, Warner Bros. also launched the films official websitewww.thedarkknightrises.com. Originally, if you clicked over there, it was just a black image with some really weird chanting. A fan was able to look at the visual spectrum of that audio file and in it wasa Twitter Hashtag. You cant make this stuff up. The hashtag,#thefirerises, when tweeted, slowly revealed, pixel by pixel, some kind of image on the site.

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