JOSEPH GORDON-LEVITT JOINING THE DARK KNIGHT RISES?
Long rumored to play a part in Christopher Nolan'sBatmansequel after his turn in the Director'sInceptionlast year, Joseph Gordon-Levitt is now reported (byDeadline) to be in talks for a role inThe Dark Knight Rises.
Currently filming Rian Johnson'sLooper, Gordon-Levitt has not officially been cast and, as of yet, there is not studio confirmation that he is even being sought to appear. That said, the actor has preemptively been the subject of much internet speculation regarding who he might play in the DC Universe and, as such, has certainly proved himself popular with Nolan fans. The Dark Knight Risesis slated to feature the return of Christian Bale, Michael Caine and Gary Oldman, reprising their characters fromBatman BeginsandThe Dark Knight. Newcomers confirmed to appear include Anne Hathaway in the part of Selina Kyle and Tom Hardy (who also appeared inInceptionin the role of Bane.
The film is planned for regular and IMAX release on July 20, 2012.