The 2-minute teaser video is the final promo for the highly-anticipated Batman sequel, which will bring an end to Christian Bale and director Christopher Nolan's era at the helm of the Warner Bros superhero franchise.
The trailer is also screening in front of Marvel's The Avengers in US cinemas.
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Nolan recently said of his third Batman instalment: "Without getting into specifics, the key thing that makes the third film a great possibility for us is that we want to finish our story.
"And in viewing it as the finishing of a story rather than infinitely blowing up the balloon and expanding the story... unlike the comics, these things don't go on forever in film and viewing it as a story with an end is useful."
Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, Michael Caine and Morgan Freeman are among the supporting cast for the movie.
The Dark Knight Rises opens in cinemas on July 20, 2012.
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