Anne Hathaway has been cast as Catwoman in the upcoming Batman movie, The Dark Knight Rises.
Hathaway, 28, has landed the role of Selina Kyle, aka Catwoman. She’ll join Christian Bale, who is reprising the role of Batman.
According to Deadline Hollywood, Keira Knightley, Rachel Weisz, Blake Lively and Natalie Portman were also eyeing the role.
During a press release, director Christopher Nolan said, “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.”
Catch Hathaway co-host the Oscars alongside James Franco on February 27th.
Thoughts about Hathaway playing Catwoman? I love her, but it’ll be interesting to see her take on a new type of character!