Warner Bros. Pictures announced today that Anne Hathaway has been cast as Selina Kyle (AKA Catwoman) 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. Hathaway beat out several actresses for this coveted role and I, for one, can’t wait to see her spin on the famous character.
Chris Nolan will direct the film from a screenplay he wrote with Jonathan Nolan, from a story by Chris and David S. Goyer. Chris will also co-produce the film. The film is slated for release on July 20, 2012.