Dailies | ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Teases Audiences with Kinky Catwoman Poster

Catwoman looks like she wants to stamp out Batman with a kiss and a high heel

It looks like Catwoman wants to stamp out Batman in "The Dark Knight Rises" with a stiletto and a kiss. 

A new poster for Christopher Nolan's upcoming superhero sequel contains a provocative, slightly kinky nod to the tortured relationship between the notorious cat burglar and the caped crusader. 

Based on trailers for "The Dark Knight Rises," Anne Hathaway's Catwoman is a person of conflicting loyalties and seems to be both friend and foe to Bruce Wayne and his costumed alter-ego.

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That duality is something the poster alludes to by having Catwoman's high heel slice through Batman's distinctive emblem. But the sexy thief has a playful side too, as evidenced by the lipstick stain at the bottom of the image. 

"The Dark Knight Rises" stars Christian Bale as Batman and Bruce Wayne, Michael Caine as his loyal valet, and Gary Oldman as Commissioner Gordon. In addition to Hathaway, a newcomer to the Batman universe, Tom Hardy joins the film as the steroidal villain Bane.

"The Dark Knight Rises" hits theaters on July 20.