"The Dark Knight Rises" is almost finished with its New York City rampage, and oh, what a rampage indeed. MTV News was on hand for some of the NYC-shooting of Christopher Nolan's final Batman movie, and we've got all the details for you in our new weekly column, The Weekly Rising. Check out footage from the NYC set below!
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In news that's guaranteed to keep the "Back to the Future" theme playing in your head on repeat for the rest of the day, it's been revealed that composer Alan Silvestri will create the score for Joss Whedon's "The Avengers." In addition to his many Robert Zemeckis collaborations, Silvestri is also the man responsible for the "Captain America" score, so his experience with Earth's Mightiest Heroes is already quite clear.
The once and future Superman explained the key differences between Zack Snyder of "Man of Steel" and "Immortals" director Tarsem Singh: "While Zack is very stylized; Tarsem is very artistic. Not to say Zack isn't artistic ... OK, watching that HDTV … which is a masterwork in itself and seeing that painting on the wall, which is a masterwork in itself -- they are both beautiful, they both affect you, and they are so entirely different. Like Zack is the TV and Tarsem the painting."
"Spirit of Vengeance" directors Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor knew they were shooting for a PG-13 "Ghost Rider" movie, but according to the pair, they learned all of the tricks one needs to know to create what's effectively a PG-16 rating. See what they had to say in the video below: