Formerly known as ShowWest, Warner Bros. have announced that they will be bringing The Dark Knight Rises to CinemaCon next month. They’ve been known to present there before, when Christian Bale, Christopher Nolan and Maggie Gyleenhall showed footage of The Dark Knight, including the Prologue. Read the press release below:
Warner Bros. is the first studio to announce its CInemaCon program: As part of their annual “State of the Industry” featuring MPAA Chairman & CEO Christopher Dodd and NATO President and CEO John Fithian, on Tuesday April 24th at 9:30am Warners will hawk its summer product for the second year in a row, with WB president Jeff Robinov, Distribution chief Dan Fellman, and International Distribution head Veronika Vandenberg on hand to intro:
• “Dark Shadows”—Directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Helena Bonham Carter, Eva Green, Jackie Earle Haley, Jonny Miller, Chloë Grace Moretz and Bella Heathcote.
• “Rock of Ages”—Directed by Adam Shankman and starring Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta, Russell Brand, Paul Giamatti, Catherine Zeta-Jones,
Malin Akerman, Mary J. Blige with Alec Baldwin and Tom Cruise.
• “The Dark Knight Rises”—Directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Anne Hathaway,
Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Morgan Freeman.
Whether new footage will be shown still remains to be seen, but it’s highly likely, as why else would they be there?