And here it is! (Click on the image for a way bigger version.)
So, unsurprisingly, it’s pretty different from Bane the comic book character, but definitely retains enough elements to keep it familiar. And it looks like those reports of Tom Hardy beefing up for the role were no joke.
The picture was released through a viral campaign started on the @TheFireRises Twitter account, which leads to the film’s site. It was announced just yesterday that filming had started on The Dark Knight Rises, so we can surely look forward to plenty of leaked set photos, news, rumors, script details and assorted other fun in the next 14 months or so. (Image via Huffington Post and Dark Horizons).