Several Pittsburgh Steelers players will have cameo roles in in the newest Batman movie, Dark Knight Rises, that was filmed in Pittsburgh. A member of the Steelers ownership group, Thomas Tull, is the film\’s executive producer and a football game scene was filmed at Heinz Field for the movie.
Wide receiver Hines Ward is one of the many Steelers players that have a cameo in the football game scene and Ward has surfaced in the latest leaked trailer for the film that you can see below. Ward is running into the endzone with the football as the ground collapses behind him and he turns around to see it just after entering the endzone. He is wearing his #86 Gotham City Rogues jersey with his last name, Ward, on the back.
The other Steelers playeres rumored to be seen in the movie are Ben Roethlisberger, Willie Colon, Maurkice Pouncey, Mike Wallace, Heath Miller, Aaron Smith, Ryan Clark, Troy Polamalu, James Farrior and Casey Hampton. The film is being directed by Chrstopher Nolan and stars Christian Bale as the Dark Knight and Anne Hathaway as Catwoman.
The movie is scheduled to be released July 20th, 2012 according to IMDb.