First Look at Tom Hardy as Bane

Website Pops Up with Photo from The Dark Knight Rises

May 20, 2011 by

The Dark Knight Rises has only just started production and the viral marketing seems to have already started. The latest teaser is sure to start getting people hyped, even with the third film in the epic franchise not set for release for over a year on July 20, 2012.

The website TheDarkKnighRrises.com/image.html has just appeared with a mosaic image made up of pictures of people who have mentioned the site via Facebook and Twitter. As more and more people mention the site, more pictures are added to the mosaic, which has turned out to reveal the first image of Tom Hardy’s character, Bane. Check out the image’s progression and the final high quality version below.

For those who aren’t familiar with the Bane character, here’s what Bane looks like in video game and comic book form.