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:
- May 12 — Bentonville, Arkansas
May 15 — Tulsa, Oklahoma
May 19 — Overland Park, Kansas
May 21 — Kansas City, Missouri
May 25 — Chicago, Illinois
May 27 — Washington, DC
May 28 — Baltimore, Maryland
May 30 — Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
June 1 — Buffalo, New York
June 7 — Toronto, Canada
June 10 — Montreal, Canada
June 12 — Purchase, New York
June 13 — Columbus, Ohio
June 15 — Lansing, Michigan
June 16 — Detroit, Michigan
June 17 — Brooklyn, Michigan
June 19 — Indianapolis, Indiana
June 21 — Nashville, Tennessee
June 22 — Knoxville, Tennessee
June 23 — Atlanta, Georgia
June 25 — Dallas, Texas
June 27 — San Antonio, Texas
June 29 — El Paso, Texas
July 1 — Albuquerque, New Mexico
July 2 — Phoenix, Arizona
July 7 — Los Angeles, California
Note that dates and locations are subject to change, and more may be added.
More information on the tour can be found at:
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.
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Would love to see these up close!