The official first theatrical trailer to Christopher Nolan’s sequel to BATMAN BEGINS, THE DARK KNIGHT was officially revealed last night on atasteforthetheatrical.com. (A nod to one of Lieutenant Gordon’s last lines in BATMAN BEGINS) Sure, this isn’t horror, but I’m sure horror fans everywhere can appriciate the completely psychotic take of the Joker that actor Heath Ledger is portraying. (And hey, we’ll be the first to admit we’re impressed.) Seeing is believing! Wathc the trailer below and check out the latest "Joker" theatrical poster!
Synopsis: The movie takes Batman across the world in his quest to fight a growing criminal threat. With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon (Oldman) and District Attorney Harvey Dent (Eckhart), Batman has been making headway against local crime…until a rising criminal mastermind known as The Joker (Ledger) unleashes a fresh reign of chaos across Gotham City. To stop this devious new menace–Batman’s most personal and vicious enemy yet–he will have to use every high-tech weapon in his arsenal and confront everything he believes. (Opens July 2008)