Christopher Nolan has announced that the title of his third film starring the Caped Crusader will be The Dark Knight Rises, and to the surprise of some, he’ll have no role for The Riddler.
Following news that Christopher Nolan has tapped Inception‘s Tom Hardy for a mysterious lead role in Batman 3, we consider which of the Dark Knight’s many rogues the actor might play? Riddler seems like a safe bet, but what about Killer Croc or … the Penguin? Let us know your choice.
Christopher Nolan has eased any remaining doubts by confirming that he’ll direct the third installment of Warner Bros.’ blockbuster Batman franchise. Actor Michael Caine, meanwhile, said the movie “probably” will begin production in May 2011, for release on July 20, 2012.
A new rumor pegs The Riddler as the next villain for Batman 3 with Inception star Joseph Gordon-Levitt allegedly “interested” in the role.
Warner Bros. CEO Barry Meyer revealed today the studio is close giving a go-ahead to a movie based on DC Comics’ The Flash. He also set Dec. 16, 2011, as the release date for the Sherlock Holmes sequel, and mentioned an Aquaman movie is in development.