There’s a been a few updates on the filming of The Dark Knight Rises this week. These items naturally contain spoilers, so read on only if you don’t mind knowing certain things about the anticipated movie:
A fan got to check out the shooting at Wollaton Hall (in Nottingham, England) this week and posted the following video on YouTube.
Meanwhile, BBC News is reporting that stuntmen have been making parachute jumps at a Highlands airstrip for the production:
“Parachutists dressed in black and using a private jet painted black have been in action at Cairngorm Gliding Club’s site at Feshie Bridge.
A former US military C130 Hercules transport aircraft linked to The Dark Knight Rises has also been making flights from Inverness Airport.
Feshie Bridge was reported as the location for filming earlier this month by Gavin Musgrove, editor of the Strathspey and Badenoch Herald.
A chartered helicopter was also at the club’s airstrip along with the black jet.”
Also, a London Sound Recordist/Boom Operator named Freddie Z Roche Tweeted the following nugget:
“‘The Dark Knight Rises’: Inside Info, they are Building 2 Attack Helicopters in the same design as the Bat Mobile from The Dark Knight! BOOM”
And BeinaMovie.com says you be an extra on the Pittsburgh set on Saturday, August 6th…
“We’ll be cheering on the Gotham Rogues Football team as they take the field against the Rapid City Monuments.”
The Christopher Nolan-directed film opens in theaters on July 20, 2012 and stars Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Marion Cotillard, Juno Temple, Josh Pence, Daniel Sunjata, Nestor Carbonell, Matthew Modine, Tom Conti, Joey King, Brett Cullen, Chris Ellis and Josh Stewart.