Batmobiles to tour the US to celebrate The Dark Knight Rises’ home video release

Earlier this year the Tumbler and Batpod went on tour across the United States to celebrate the release of The Dark Knight Rises. Now the tour is coming back, but the Tumbler and Batpod have a few friends this time — every Batmobile from every Batman movie will be making an appearance! Over the next five weeks, leading up to the December 4th home video release of The Dark Knight Rises, the Batmobiles will be touring the country.

The tour kicks off this weekend on October 27th at the Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, TX. For more information check out the full press release below. Stay tuned to Batman-News.com for more tour dates and locations.

WHAT:

  • The Batmobile Tour – Seven unique vehicles from the Batman franchise

WHEN:

  • Saturday, October 27 - 11:00AM – 3:00PM
  • Sunday, October 28 (for game ticket holders) - 10:00AM – Half Time

WHERE:

  • Cowboys Stadium in Arlington
  • Saturday – Outside the Miller Lite Club (Inside the Stadium along the Self Guided Tour Route
  • Sunday – East Plaza and West Plaza

For the first time in Batman franchise history, witness six Batmobiles and the Bat-Pod as they embark on a tour of sporting events across America prior to the December 4th home entertainment release of The Dark Knight Rises, the final film in Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy.

The Dark Knight Rises Blu-ray Combo Pack includes “The Batmobile” documentary, an hour-long in-depth look into every aspect of the most awe-inspiring weapon in Batman’s arsenal.   Journey through the birth and evolution of this technological marvel and cultural icon.

The following vehicles will be on display:

  • Batman television series and Batman, The Movie (1966) – driven by Adam West
  • Batman (1989), Batman Returns (1992) – driven by Michael Keaton
  • Batman Forever (1995) – driven by Val Kilmer
  • Batman & Robin (1997) – driven by George Clooney
  • Batman Begins (2005), The Dark Knight (2008), The Dark Knight Rises (2012) – Black Tumbler, Camouflage Tumbler, Bat-Pod – driven by Christian Bale

The next stop on the tour will be the LSU vs. Alabama game at LSU Stadium in Baton Rouge on Saturday, 11/3 and the New Orleans Saints vs. the Philadelphia Eagles at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans on Monday, 11/5.

BATMOBILE INFORMATION

Batman Television Series and Batman, the Movie (1966)

  • Designer and builder George Barris and Barris Kustom Ind.

Batman (1989), Batman Returns (1992)

  • Batman (1989) Production Designer Anton Furst, with art director Terry Ackland-Snow and special effects supervisor John Evans for the build. Batman Returns (1992) Production designer Bo Welch – modifications made.

Batman Forever (1995)

  • Production designer Barbara Ling, with automotive illustrator Tim Flattery and builders TransFX.

Batman & Robin (1997)

  • Production designer Barbara Ling, with designer/illustrator Harald Belker and builders TransFX.

Batman Begins (2005), The Dark Knight (2008), The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

  • (Black Tumbler, Camouflage Tumbler, Batpod) Director Christopher Nolan and production designer Nathan Crowley with special effects supervisor Chris Corbould and his team of special effects technicians for the build.

Related: The Dark Knight Rises

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