'Batkid Begins' trailer perfectly captures Miles Scott's heartwarming, viral adventure

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Batkid Begins Trailer Shows Cancer Survivor Miles Scott Is a Real Superhero

"Gotham City needs you, Batkid!"

The trailer for Batkid Begins has debuted, and it's nearly as heartwarming as the event it chronicles itself.

Dana Nachman's documentary follows young cancer survivor Miles Scottand how his Make-A-Wish event took San Francisco -; and the nation -; by storm. After fighting leukemia, he had one wish: to be a sidekick to Batman, named Batkid. Through Make-A-Wish, he was able to realize his dreams of superhero-dom on Nov. 15, 2013, in what became a social media phenomenon.

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'Batkid Begins' trailer perfectly captures Miles Scott's heartwarming, viral adventure
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 15: Larry Baer, CEO of the San Francisco Giants, and the team's mascot Lou Seal escort leukemia survivor Miles, 5, dressed as BatKid, and Batman to the outfield to see a message on the scoreboard as part of a Make-A-Wish foundation fulfillment at AT&T Park November 15, 2013 in San Francisco. The Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area foundation turned the city into Gotham City for Miles by creating a day-long event bringing his wish to be BatKid to life. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 15: Leukemia survivor Miles, 5, dressed as BatKid, and Batman release the San Francisco Giants mascot from the Penguin as part of a Make-A-Wish foundation fulfillment at AT&T Park November 15, 2013 in San Francisco. The Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area foundation turned the city into Gotham City for Miles by creating a day-long event bringing his wish to be BatKid to life. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 15: Larry Baer, CEO of the San Francisco Giants, and the team's mascot Lou Seal escort leukemia survivor Miles, 5, dressed as BatKid, to the outfield to see a message on the scoreboard as part of a Make-A-Wish foundation fulfillment at AT&T Park November 15, 2013 in San Francisco. The Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area foundation turned the city into Gotham City for Miles by creating a day-long event bringing his wish to be BatKid to life. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 15: Leukemia survivor Miles, 5, dressed as BatKid, visits&T Park as part of a Make-A-Wish foundation fulfillment November 15, 2013 in San Francisco. The Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area foundation turned the city into Gotham City for Miles by creating a day-long event bringing his wish to be BatKid to life. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 15: Leukemia survivor Miles, 5, dressed as BatKid, and Batman release San Francisco Giants mascot Lou Seal from the Penguin as part of a Make-A-Wish foundation fulfillment at AT&T Park November 15, 2013 in San Francisco. The Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area foundation turned the city into Gotham City for Miles by creating a day-long event bringing his wish to be BatKid to life. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 15: Leukemia survivor Miles, 5, dressed as BatKid, and Batman leave a former bank after arresting the Riddler as part of a Make-A-Wish foundation fulfillment November 15, 2013 in San Francisco. Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area foundation turned the city into Gotham City for Miles by creating a day long event bringing his wish to be a BatKid to life. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 15: Leukemia survivor Miles, 5, dressed as BatKid, leaves in his Batmobile after arresting the Riddler as part of a Make-A-Wish foundation fulfillment November 15, 2013 in San Francisco. Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area foundation turned the city into Gotham City for Miles by creating a day long event bringing his wish to be a BatKid to life. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 15: San Francisco police officers arrest the Riddler with the help of leukemia survivor Miles, 5, dressed as BatKid, as part of a Make-A-Wish foundation fulfillment November 15, 2013 in San Francisco. Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area foundation turned the city into Gotham City for Miles by creating a day long event bringing his wish to be a BatKid to life. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 15: Leukemia survivor Miles, 5, dressed as BatKid, runs into a former bank vault to arrest the Riddler as part of a Make-A-Wish foundation fulfillment November 15, 2013 in San Francisco. Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area foundation turned the city into Gotham City for Miles by creating a day long event bringing his wish to be a BatKid to life. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 15: Leukemia survivor Miles, 5, dressed as BatKid, exits his cave at Union Square as part of a Make-A-Wish foundation fulfillment November 15, 2013 in San Francisco. Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area foundation turned the city into Gotham City for Miles by creating a day long event bringing his wish to be a BatKid to life. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 15: Police escort leukemia survivor Miles, 5, dressed as BatKid, as he exits his cave at Union Square as part of a Make-A-Wish foundation fulfillment November 15, 2013 in San Francisco. Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area foundation turned the city into Gotham City for Miles by creating a day long event bringing his wish to be a BatKid to life. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 15: Crowds gather in front of a former bank vault waiting for leukemia survivor Miles, 5, dressed as BatKid, as part of a Make-A-Wish foundation fulfillment November 15, 2013 in San Francisco. Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area foundation turned the city into Gotham City for Miles by creating a day long event bringing his wish to be a BatKid to life. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)
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San Francisco was transformed into Gotham City, as thousands lined the streets to cheer Scott on. Police escorted Scott through the city, while actors portrayed criminals for Batkid to fight. The boy received the key to the city, the San Francisco Chronicle produced a special edition, and millions upon millions helped the event become a viral sensation. Beyond the stars who lauded him online, actors who had played the hero onscreen commended Scott for his heroic deed and called him "the best Batman ever."

New Line picked up worldwide distribution rights to the doc last month, as well as narrative remake rights, which pertain to an additional project on the topic being developed by producerJulia Roberts.

Batkid Begins opens in limited release June 26 before expanding nationwide throughout July. Watch the trailer below.

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