MTV Movie Awards to feature exclusive footage from ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

Christian Bale as Batman in Warner Bros. Pictures' and Legendary Pictures' action thriller, "The Dark Knight Rises," a Warner Bros. Pictures release. (Ron Phillips/Courtesy Warner Bros. Pictures/MCT)

MTV today announced that the 2012 MTV Movie Awards will feature exclusive footage from Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ highly anticipated film “The Dark Knight Rises,” with director, writer, producer Christopher Nolan and actors Christian Bale, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Gary Oldman on hand to celebrate the “Dark Knight” trilogy.

Hosted by comedian, actor and TV personality Russell Brand, the 2012 MTV Movie Awards will air live on June 3 at 9 p.m. from the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, Calif.

MTV also announced today that Channing Tatum and Matthew McConaughey, stars of the upcoming film “Magic Mike,” will join its impressive line-up of presenters, including: Adam Sandler, Emma Watson, Andy Samberg, Leighton Meester, Emma Watson, Logan Lerman, Ezra Miller, Emma Stone, Andrew Garfield, Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender, Mila Kunis and Mark Wahlberg.

Chart-topping indie-pop group fun. and rapper Wiz Khalifa are set to perform.

Known as one of the most outrageous and distinctive televised award shows, the 2012 MTV Movie Awards will feature its trademark individuality and irreverence. Fusing the network’s musical core with the wonder and amazement of the comedy, drama, adventure and mystery inherent to the movie-going experience, the telecast is set to provide more laughs, surprises and one-of-a-kind moments with Hollywood’s biggest stars gathering to honor fan-favorites from the past year.

MTV fans hold the “Power of the Popcorn” awards in their hands with voting available online via through June 2. As always, voting for “Movie of the Year” will remain open throughout the live show on June 3.