Anne Hathaway as Selena Kyle, Hardy as Bane!

The 2012 superhero epic about Batman's struggle to overcome the terrorist leader Bane, as well as his own inner demons.
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Warner Bros. Pictures announced today that Anne Hathaway has been cast as Selina Kyle in Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight Rises." She will be starring alongside Christian Bale, who returns in the title role of Bruce Wayne/Batman.

Christopher Nolan stated, "I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work with Anne Hathaway, who will be a fantastic addition to our ensemble as we complete our story."

In addition, Tom Hardy has been set to play Bane. Nolan said, "I am delighted to be working with Tom again and excited to watch him bring to life our new interpretation of one of Batman's most formidable enemies."

Nolan will direct the film from a screenplay he wrote with Jonathan Nolan, from a story by Christopher Nolan and David S. Goyer. Nolan will also produce the film with his longtime producing partner, Emma Thomas, and Charles Roven.

"The Dark Knight Rises" is slated for release on July 20, 2012. The film will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.

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That's exciting!!! I love Anne Hathaway!! Who is Selena Kyle, never heard of her???

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In Nolan we trust, in Nolan we trust...

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But, I've never read Batman, in the comic she is both the "love interest" and the villain, right?

And is there another free spot for another actress, right?

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I wonder why she is only referred to as Selena Kyle and not Catwoman in the press release.
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Urrrrm...not very pleased about this. But okay...

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I didn't really want Anne Hathway or Catwoman in this film, but let's see if it turns out to be any good.

Eva Green would have been a much better choice!

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Wow. I was hoping for Eva Green...how does she look as a blonde?

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