Christopher Nolan trashed so many vehicles in The Dark Knight, he probably gave Michael Bay an inferiority complex. But apparently he's figured out a way to top himself in The Dark Knight Rises.
According to British news reports, Nolan wants to shut down a major highway in Scotland, the A9, for an "epic" stunt involving a Lockheed C-130 Hercules plane, that will take three days to film. (He'll probably film it at night to minimize disruption.) What does this stunt entail? A source tells Britain's News of the World, via Metro:
The movie crew desperately want to film this. It's a key section of the film. Batman is on board a plane that is hurtling to the ground. The script says he takes control of it and lands it on the road while it's on fire. People are going to love it. It's a tremendous challenge.
Of course, bear in mind the News of the World isn't always the most reliable source of information in the universe. But we do know Nolan is filming in Scotland, and this sounds like something he would do. It sounds amazing, in any case.
Top image: Promo artwork from Licensing International Expo, via Metro.