For all the Bat-lovers out there, here is a new (although now not-so-new) image Christopher Nolan has released to whet some appetites (thanks to empireonline.com) for those waiting on his third entry to the Batman trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises. The image sees Tom Hardy as uber-villain and double-hard b**tard Bane. After the debacle that was Batman and Robin and the immensely crap portrayal of the genius behemoth in that, this picture is tantalisingly good. The costume is less gimp and more Hannibal Lecter which is a relief, and Hardy has had to keep supersized for this one - afterall, he is the man who broke the Bat's back! Also, for the hawkeyes out there, anyone else notice the cat's eye in the black abyss on the left?....we all know who that is!!