‘The Dark Knight Rises’ the Fire Rises Viral Videos

Three mysterious videos have fires raging across Gotham City as Anthony Michael Hall’s Engel looks on.

A new Youtube channel called The Fire Rises have posted three short videos which show fires raging across Gotham City. Anthony Michael Hall appears in the final short clip as the news anchor Engel, who was originally featured in The Dark Knight. This third clip also leads to a Facebook Page containing an image of Matthew Modine as Nixon, who is believed to be one of Batman's many enemies this time around. Is this viral marketing for The Dark Knight Rises? Or are fans making free commercials for Warner Bros.? Check out the videos and image below, then decide for yourself.

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The Dark Knight Rises was released July 20th, 2012 and stars Tom Hardy, Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway, Liam Neeson, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Gary Oldman, Marion Cotillard, Morgan Freeman. The film is directed by Christopher Nolan.

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  1. Ben Solis

    These are fake. The user's YouTube channel has been deleted. Can't have a hack ruining Warner's good-viral-marketing name. Plus, at the end of this month, a marketing campaign should start to take flight. But don't expect a full campaign until around Christmas. But you didn't hear that from me. ;D

    4 years agoby @Ben-SolisFlag

  2. bungalow359

    I think this is real and here's why. First video if you look at the fire footage there are big buildings in the mid ground and the building in the background which is on fire looks like a skyscraper (an entire skyscraper on fire that would have been all over the news) footage must have been done with a state of the art effects package. second video shows the same freeway/subway used in the dark knight.

    4 years agoby @bungalow359Flag

  3. Cheetoboy

    I bet it was Bane who broke out of Arkham Asylum.

    4 years agoby @cheetoboyFlag

  4. Mike Mills

    Uhhhh....yeah, O.K. Why did I just watch this??? The "leaked" photo of Heath Ledger as the Joker was waaaay more effective...this just looked like a clip from an old KMFDM video or some s#it.

    4 years agoby @Mike-MillsFlag

  5. Dylan Giampaolo

    Nixon?!?!?! WTF?!?!

    4 years agoby @dylan-giampaoloFlag

  6. Replicant

    Very interesting, looks real to me too.

    4 years agoby @felipe-11Flag

  7. Salem6777


    4 years agoby @Salem6777Flag

  8. skywise

    Going to be awesome!

    4 years agoby @skywiseFlag

  9. Jay.A.Ottley

    meh this is the beginning of TDKR

    4 years agoby @jayaottleyFlag

  10. Superman81

    This movie is going to be so bad ass!! I only wish Ledger had lived so we could see the Joker again.

    4 years agoby @superman81Flag

  11. the Narrator

    The viral marketing from the last film was amazingly well done. If these clips are of any indication of what this films marketing campaign will look like, and if authentic, it seems as though sh*t will just get crazier.

    One things true: this definitely seems to be taking a more personal tone once more, which is a good thing. Here's to a. hopefully, amazing film experience.

    4 years agoby @narratorFlag

  12. Nautical

    i dig.

    4 years agoby @nautical05Flag

  13. Ghostman

    Seems real to me. Loving this!

    4 years agoby @ghostmanFlag

  14. mosorwvlad

    I think this was the teaser trailers for the end of the world that we just missed !

    4 years agoby @mosorwvladFlag

  15. Pjwolsker

    what the f*ck???

    4 years agoby @pjwolskerFlag

  16. Troy De'Jzohn Mangram

    real or fake...don't care..these are awesome.

    4 years agoby @Troy-DeJzohn-MangramFlag

  17. TheDude1

    To me these are fake. Especially since Batman-News.com has not run this story yet.

    4 years agoby @thedude1Flag

  18. JOSE_CTM

    All Three Vids Have The Same Chanting That Sounds Like A Darker Version Of The Chanting That Was Featured In Land Of The Lost..............CAN'T WAIT FOR THIS FILM!!!!!!!!!

    4 years agoby @jose-ctmFlag

  19. ejk1

    It sounds like "Si, si, matalo, matalo!" which of course means "Yes, yes, kill him, kill him."

    4 years agoby @ejk1Flag


    You guys know these videos are what they show on like Bruce Wayne's Tv...Its the stuff you don't really pay attention to while watching the actual movie.

    4 years agoby @truvision82Flag

  21. Aaron Ray

    can this guy get his head out his ass? Its obviously fake. It has gotdamn fan pic as its profile logo. The image is horrible photoshoped and the info is just sorry. Please don't give this fake anymore publicity

    4 years agoby @Aaron-RayFlag

  22. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    Nolan knows how to sell his stuff

    4 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  23. Curran

    The chanting says, 'This Fire, This Fire, This This Fire, This Fire, Rises.

    4 years agoby @leonatoFlag

  24. ChristinaM15

    Apparently it's been confirmed fake somewhere. Where? Not sure yet.

    4 years agoby @christina-montanaFlag

  25. Bane5000

    @thedarkknight23...Either the League of Shadows chanting " Bane matalo "...or after he redeems himself, its the citizens of Gotham cheering him on chanting " He's Batman "...who knows, lets see what else people think theyre chanting buddy :]

    4 years agoby @bane5000Flag

  26. thrashnasty190

    Pure awesomeness.

    4 years agoby @thrashnasty190Flag

  27. The Dark Knight

    I hear the chanting as "He's batman" or "something batman"

    4 years agoby @thedarkknight23Flag

  28. Bane5000

    @zanyzap...LOL thats funny cuz i was picturing the scene in the Matrix when i was writing that :P, unless Bats goes to that fort in india that they showed was the training grounds for the League, goes to confront Bane and they fight in the courtyard with everyone chanting and watching, idk, i just know its gotta have some significance to the movie and wonder how Nolan will include it

    4 years agoby @bane5000Flag

  29. ZanyZap

    @bane5000: Maybe, but I'm betting that it happens during or shortly after the Arkham breakout, with the inmates doing the chanting, if it happens at all. Your idea sounds a bit hokey, too much cheese, Matrix Revolution crap; if anyone can pull that off though, it's Nolan.

    4 years agoby @zanyzapFlag

  30. Ohassassin

    Hmm, Arkham breakout? Sounds like Knightfall to me.

    4 years agoby @ohassassinFlag

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