The Dark Knight Rises

Check out the newly released, extended official trailer for the upcoming Batman movie starring Christian Bale.

Bale leads a stellar cast including Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, Anne Hathaway, Michael Caine and Morgan Freeman in one of the most anticipated films of 2012.

The story starts eight years after the events of The Dark Knight, with the terrorist leader Bane (Tom Hardy) arriving in Gotham City and pushing its police force to their limit.

His actions force Batman to resurface after taking the fall for Harvey Dent's crimes.

The Dark Knight Rises hits cinemas nationwide on Friday 20th July. Watch the trailer below: