Well, it won’t be the director’s cut that was rumored ever so briefly, but the epic finale to Christopher Nolan‘s Batman trilogy “The Dark Knight Rises,” is on its way to home video, and following the pattern set by the director’s last two films, it’s coming just in time for Christmas.
Warner Bros. has dropped a trailer for the Blu-ray release of the film — and yes, it’s exactly like the theatrical trailer except with the home video tag on the end — with the date of December 3rd set for all of you making your wishlists for the holidays. And while no extras have yet been announced, we’ll put it to you: What extras would like to see on the forthcoming disc? It’s a capper to the trilogy that has changed the game of what a superhero movie can be, and certainly the final chapter was the biggest in many ways. How about a commentary by Nolan, something he has avoided doing for a while now? Maybe one by the cast, particularly Christian Bale, who is putting the cowl in the closet. Or how about the history of Catwoman? Will there be a boxset option with all three movies plus extra goodies? What would make this release extra special for you?
Anyway, WB will hopefully drop the details soon and we’ll see what the fans will get in a few months — until then, here’s the trailer for old times sake, plus the tentative artwork.