Ice Age 4 releases Batman parody trailer The Dark Nut Rises

Enter Scratman…

Ice Age 4: Continental Drift sails into cinemas this week, and the marketing bods have just released The Dark Nut Rises, a teaser trailer that parodies a certain superhero franchise.

Much like The Scratist, which parodied the silent, black-and-white antics of The Artist, this trailer piggybacks the most-anticipated film of the summer with a well-played mickey-take.

The Ice Age franchise’s secret weapon – Scrat the sabretooth squirrel – stars as Scratman, which should be all the reason you need to get watching it now:


Ice Age 4: Continental Drift opens on 13 July 2012. The Dark Knight Rises follows one week later on 20 July 2012.

Read our Ice Age 4 film review.


A fan of The Dark Nut Rises? Does it make a pleasant change to all of The Dark Knight Rises TV spots? Tell us below!


    • SiMan

      Jul 12th 2012, 12:27

      Meh, not as funny or clever as the Muppets parodies.

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    • Dalekbuster523

      Jul 13th 2012, 13:37

      That was pretty funny. I hope there's a Scrat Doctor Who parody next.

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