Warner Bros. Pictures announced today that Anne Hathawayhas 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:
In addition, Tom Hardy has been set to play Bane. Nolan said:
Christopher Nolan will direct the film from a screenplay he wrote with Jonathan Nolan, from a story by Christopher Nolan and David S. Goyer. David S. Goyer 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.