THE TUMBLER AND THE BAT-PODARE ROLLING FROM COAST-TO-COAST
BURBANK, CA, May 10, 2012 - Fans who have been eagerly awaiting the July 20 release of Warner Bros. Pictures' and Legendary Pictures' "The Dark Knight Rises" will have an opportunity to get a firsthand look at the Tumbler and the Bat-Pod, which are rolling out on a coast-to-coast tour, sponsored by Mountain Dew®. and IMAX®.
Both the Tumbler and the Bat-Pod have served as high-powered modes of transportation for Batman in Christopher Nolan's earlier blockbusters-with the Tumbler first appearing in "Batman Begins," and the Bat-Pod being introduced in "The Dark Knight." They will both be featured in different ways in the hugely anticipated finale to the director's Batman trilogy, "The Dark Knight Rises."
Leading up to the opening of the film, the Tumbler and the Bat-Pod will be making their way across North America, appearing in the following cities and towns*:
Bentonville, Arkansas: May 12
Tulsa, Oklahoma: May 15
Overland Park, Kansas: May 19
Kansas City, Missouri: May 21
Chicago, Illinois: May 25
Washington, DC: May 27
Baltimore, Maryland: May 28
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: May 30
Buffalo, New York: June 1
Toronto, Canada: June 7
Montreal, Canada: June 10
Purchase, New York: June 12
Columbus, Ohio: June 13
Lansing, Michigan: June 15
Detroit, Michigan: June 16
Brooklyn, Michigan: June 17
Indianapolis, Indiana: June 19
Nashville, Tennessee: June 21
Knoxville, Tennessee: June 22
Atlanta, Georgia: June 23
Dallas, Texas: June 25
San Antonio, Texas: June 27
El Paso, Texas: June 29
Albuquerque, New Mexico: July 1
Phoenix, Arizona: July 2
Los Angeles, California: July 7
*Please note that dates and locations are subject to change, and more may be added.
More information on the tour can be found at:
About "The Dark Knight Rises":
Warner Bros. Pictures presents, in association with Legendary Pictures, a Syncopy Production, a Film by Christopher Nolan, "The Dark Knight Rises." The film stars Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Morgan Freeman.
Christopher Nolan directed the film from a screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan, story by Christopher Nolan & David S. Goyer. Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan and Charles Roven are the producers, with Benjamin Melniker, Michael E. Uslan, Kevin De La Noy and Thomas Tull serving as executive producers, and Jordan Goldberg co-producing. "The Dark Knight Rises" is based upon Batman characters created by Bob Kane and published by DC Comics.
Opening in theatres and IMAX on July 20, 2012, "The Dark Knight Rises" will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company. The film has been rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some sensuality and language.