We now have the first look at Gotham Knight, the animated DVD anthology that serves as a bridge between The Dark Knight and Batman Begins. The clip was placed on YouTube by Warner Bros.

The animated anthology was written by Brian Azzarello, Alan Burnett, Jordan Goldberg, David S. Goyer, Josh Olson and Greg Rucka, all of who are established writers for DC Comics. Watch the first look

The Dark Knight opens on July 18, 2008, and stars Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman, Aaron Eckhart and Maggie Gylenhall.