‘The Dark Knight Rises’ the Fire Rises Viral Videos

Three mysterious videos have fires raging across Gotham City as Anthony Michael Hall's Engel looks on.
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A new Youtube channel called The Fire Rises have posted three short videos which show fires raging across Gotham City. Anthony Michael Hall appears in the final short clip as the news anchor Engel, who was originally featured in The Dark Knight. This third clip also leads to a Facebook Page containing an image of Matthew Modine as Nixon, who is believed to be one of Batman's many enemies this time around. Is this viral marketing for The Dark Knight Rises? Or are fans making free commercials for Warner Bros.? Check out the videos and image below, then decide for yourself.

http://movieweb.com/movie/the-dark-knight-rises/photos/PGhfBZ4HsqJ0kn/The Dark Knight rises Movie Pictures #2

The Dark Knight Rises was released July 20th, 2012.

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  • Ben-Solis • 4 years ago

    These are fake. The user's YouTube channel has been deleted. Can't have a hack ruining Warner's good-viral-marketing name. Plus, at the end of this month, a marketing campaign should start to take flight. But don't expect a full campaign until around Christmas. But you didn't hear that from me. ;D


    • bungalow359 • 4 years ago

      I think this is real and here's why. First video if you look at the fire footage there are big buildings in the mid ground and the building in the background which is on fire looks like a skyscraper (an entire skyscraper on fire that would have been all over the news) footage must have been done with a state of the art effects package. second video shows the same freeway/subway used in the dark knight.


      • cheetoboy • 4 years ago

        I bet it was Bane who broke out of Arkham Asylum.


        • Mike-Mills • 4 years ago

          Uhhhh....yeah, O.K. Why did I just watch this??? The "leaked" photo of Heath Ledger as the Joker was waaaay more effective...this just looked like a clip from an old KMFDM video or some s#it.


          • dylan-giampaolo • 4 years ago

            Nixon?!?!?! WTF?!?!


            • felipe-11 • 4 years ago

              Very interesting, looks real to me too.


              • Salem6777 • 4 years ago



                • skywise • 4 years ago

                  Going to be awesome!


                  • jayaottley • 4 years ago

                    meh this is the beginning of TDKR


                    • superman81 • 4 years ago

                      This movie is going to be so bad ass!! I only wish Ledger had lived so we could see the Joker again.


                      • narrator • 4 years ago

                        The viral marketing from the last film was amazingly well done. If these clips are of any indication of what this films marketing campaign will look like, and if authentic, it seems as though sh*t will just get crazier.

                        One things true: this definitely seems to be taking a more personal tone once more, which is a good thing. Here's to a. hopefully, amazing film experience.


                        • nautical05 • 4 years ago

                          i dig.


                          • ghostman • 4 years ago

                            Seems real to me. Loving this!


                            • mosorwvlad • 4 years ago

                              I think this was the teaser trailers for the end of the world that we just missed !


                              • pjwolsker • 4 years ago

                                what the f*ck???


                                • Troy-DeJzohn-Mangram • 4 years ago

                                  real or fake...don't care..these are awesome.


                                  • thedude1 • 4 years ago

                                    To me these are fake. Especially since Batman-News.com has not run this story yet.


                                    • jose-ctm • 4 years ago

                                      All Three Vids Have The Same Chanting That Sounds Like A Darker Version Of The Chanting That Was Featured In Land Of The Lost..............CAN'T WAIT FOR THIS FILM!!!!!!!!!


                                      • ejk1 • 4 years ago

                                        It sounds like "Si, si, matalo, matalo!" which of course means "Yes, yes, kill him, kill him."


                                        • truvision82 • 4 years ago

                                          You guys know these videos are what they show on like Bruce Wayne's Tv...Its the stuff you don't really pay attention to while watching the actual movie.


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