The Dark Knight Rises trailer parody, 'The Lion King Rises', has won praise from Batman director Christoper Nolan.
The YouTube video sensation synchs the dialogue from a Rises trailer with footage from The Lion King.
Nolan told Entertainment Weekly that he tries to shut out the 'cultural noise' about the movie: the snarky tweets and message boards filled with wild theories.
Asked if he had seen the viral video Nolan said: "That one got thrust in front of me. I thought it was pretty epic.''
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