Warner Bros. Pictures have announced that Anne Hathaway has been cast as Selina Kyle in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises.
Anne Hathaway 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.”
The Dark Knight Rises is slated for release in Australian Cinemas July 19, 2012.