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Local Veterans, Martial Arts Performer Play Mercenaries In Batman Movie

During the filming of “The Dark Knight Rises” in Pittsburgh last year, a call went out for military veterans and martial arts specialists. They were needed to play the roles of villain Bane’s elite corps of mercenaries.

07/19/2012

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More Early Reviews Of New Batman Movie

KDKA-AM’s John Shumway sent our radio interns to an early screening of “The Dark Knight Rises.” What did they think?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/19/2012

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New Batman Villain Intended As Presidential Election Critique?

KDKA-AM’s John Shumway talks to a comic book expert and a political analyst about the controversy over Bane the villain and Bain Capital.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/19/2012

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ToonSeum Exhibit Features ‘Pittsburgh As Gotham’

The Toonseum in Pittsburgh’s Cultural District is not to be confused with the “Bat Cave.” But executive director Joe Wos is preparing an exhibit reminiscent of Batman’s hideaway.

07/18/2012

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Checking Out The New Batman Movie

KDKA-AM’s John Shumway and a handful of Pittsburgh’s media talk about the new Batman movie and how they got to see an early screening of “Dark Knight Rises.”

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/18/2012

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‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Makes Pittsburgh Premiere

It was stretch limos, bright lights and plenty of excitement for the Pittsburgh premiere of the new Batman movie “The Dark Knight Rises.” Invited guests got a sneak peek of the film at the Byham Theater in downtown Pittsburgh Tuesday evening.

07/17/2012

Dark Knight Rises Trailer

On Friday, July 20, the blockbuster film “The Dark Knight Rises” opens in area theaters. To watch a trailer for the movie, click here.

07/10/2012

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Midnight Showings For ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Selling Out

On Friday, July 20, the blockbuster film “The Dark Knight Rises” opens in area theaters. The role of Gotham City is actually a composite of several locations, with some of the most dramatic scenes set in Pittsburgh.

07/10/2012

‘Dark Knight Rises’ At Carnegie Science Center Ticket Information

Tickets for “The Dark Knight Rises” at the Rangos Omnimax Theater will go on sale tomorrow. The final installment of Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy will be playing at the Science Center from July 20 to Aug. 19.

06/10/2012

Hines Ward Action Figure

You’ve seen Hines Ward dodge explosions in “The Dark Knight Rises” trailer and now the former Pittsburgh Steelers’ star is getting his own “Batman” action figure.

05/30/2012

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Warner Bros. Releases 3rd ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Trailer

The crescendo is building toward the release of this summer’s most anticipated movie, “The Dark Knight Rises.”

05/01/2012

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Preview Of “The Dark Knight Rises” Coming To Pittsburgh

Pittsburghers will have a chance to see a preview of “The Dark Knight Rises,” which spent some time filming in the city earlier this year. All of the action won’t hit theaters until July of 2012, but you don’t have to wait that long to get a sneak peek.

12/08/2011

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More Road Closures Downtown As Work Continues On “Batman” Film

There’s still a few more days of filming for crews working on “The Dark Knight Rises” before things wrap up here in Pittsburgh and the move on to a different city.

08/19/2011

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Downtown ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Shoot Action-Packed

Batman fans got a spectacle while watching the filming of “The Dark Knight Rises.” They saw the Batmobile crash into a hole on Cherry Way and an explosion arranged by the special effects crew.

08/18/2011

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“Batman” Filming Moves Back Downtown

It’s lights, camera, action once again in downtown Pittsburgh today as filming on “The Dark Knight Rises” continues.

08/18/2011

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