“The Dark Knight Rises” has announced plans to film in Pittsburgh, PA this summer. Meanwhile, Christopher Nolan him announced the shooting location today and had this to say about the city:

“Pittsburgh is a beautiful city. We have been able to find everything we were looking for here, and I am excited to spend the summer in Pittsburgh with our final installment of Batman.”

According to Dawn Keezer, director of the Pittsburgh Film Office, the Warner Bros. production could be filming in Downtown and other various locations for four to six weeks

“They’re still nailing down actual locations but what they really fell in love with was the diversity of architecture and the gorgeous buildings that we still have in Downtown Pittsburgh and the surrounding areas.”

Production on the film is already scheduled to take place in the United Kingdom, Los Angeles, Bucharest, and Detroit.

The Dark Knight Rises will hit theaters on July 20th, 2012.

Source: Pittsburgh Post Gazette