Warner Bros. has released eight new photos for The Dark Knight Rises to whet your appetite before checking out the Batman finale in theaters this weekend. We also have information about a special party being held at Universal Studios CityWalk in Los Angeles, to celebrate this highly-anticipated adventure from director Christopher Nolan. They will also have the authentic Camo Tumbler vehicle on display for fans to check out in person. Take a look at these latest photos, featuring Michael Caine, Matthew Modine, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Anne Hathaway, then read on for more details about this event, happening Thursday, July 19 at 8 PM PT in Universal City.

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Hundreds of enthusiastic superhero fans will descend upon Universal CityWalk to catch the eagerly awaited midnight screenings of The Dark Knight Rises, the final installment in Christopher Nolan's popular Batman trilogy, at the Universal CityWalk Cinemas and IMAX.

To celebrate the film's opening and coincide with the screenings, Universal CityWalk will also host the first public display in Los Angeles of the film's iconic 2.5-ton, Camo Tumbler, that was first introduced in its original camouflage color scheme in "Batman Begins."

Fans and movie-goers visiting Universal CityWalk for this opportunity will also be treated to an entertaining Batman-inspired party, complete with DJs performing sets at 5 Towers, CityWalk's state-of-the-art outdoor concert venue, which features live music every weekend.

Universal CityWalk Cinemas, located adjacent to 5 Towers concert venue (100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 91608) features the best movie going experience in L.A. and is equipped with comfortable, stadium-style seating and 19 screens, including a 7-story IMAX.

The Dark Knight Rises, a Warner Brothers film, stars Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Morgan Freeman.

For more information or to purchase tickets to The Dark Knight Rises, fans can go to CityWalkHollywood.com/Cinemas.

Thursday, July 19

  • 8 p.m. Superhero fans line up
  • 8 - 10 p.m. Batman Party at "5 Towers"
  • Midnight: The Dark Knight Rises midnight screening