Anne Hathaway as Catwoman in Batman 3 ‘The Dark Knight Rises’, Tom Hardy as Bane

By on Jan 20, 2011 in Entertainment, Hollywood, Movies Comments

Updated: August 6, 2011 2:40 a.m.

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After being included in the shortlist of actresses to be selected to portray the role, Warner Bros has just announced that Anne Hathaway was chosen to play as Selina Kyle, who has the double identity, Catwoman, in the upcoming Batman 3 film, ‘The Dark Knight Rises’.

According to press release issued by Warner Bros. Pictures on Wednesday as acquired by Deadline, Anne Hathaway will join the cast of its upcoming movie The Dark Knight Rises, where Christian Bale will return as Batman/Bruce Wayne.

“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.” Christopher Nolan said on the press release, who will be directing his third film of the Batman series.

Hathaway, who was earlier reported to also be appearing in Glee, will be joined by British actor Tom Hardy, who will play as Bane, the other villain, as earlier announced.

“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 said, who also directed the film Inception last year and Hardy was among the cast.

The Dark Knight Rises is set to be release on July 20, 2012, which will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.

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