THE DARK KNIGHT RISES Set Video Offers a Glimpse at Christian Bale & Anne Hathaway

Director Christopher Nolan's third and final Batman film also stars Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Tom Hardy and Joseph Gordon-Levitt and is scheduled to hit theaters July 20th, 2012.

The Dark Knight Rises is the highly anticipated final installment of Warner Bros and DC Entertainment's new Batman film franchise. Christopher Nolan has returned to direct the film from a screenplay he wrote with Jonathan Nolan, from a story by himself and David S. Goyer. Details about the film's storyline are scarce, but it has already been established that one of villains set to take on the Batman (Christian Bale) will be the powerhouse known as Bane (Tom Hardy). Selina Kyle (Anne Hathaway), better known to comics fans as Catwoman, will also have a central role in the movie. The will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.

Filming is currently underway at Wollaton Hall in England -- which will be doubling as Bruce Wayne's rebuilt mansion. A video recently taken on the set offers the first footage of actors Christian Bale and Anne Hathaway sharing a scene:

The Dark Knight Rises stars Christian Bale, Gary Oldman, Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, Tom Hardy, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Anne Hathaway, Marion Cotillard, Josh Pence, Daniel Sunjata, Diego Klattenhoff, Burn Gorman, Nestor Carbonell, Alon Aboutboul, Matthew Modine, Tom Conti, Brett Cullen, Chris Ellis and Joey King and is scheduled to hit theaters July 20th, 2012.