This is exciting, while the title to the film is a little underwhelming, I still expect anything from Christopher Nolan to be top notch. While I’m not shocked at the fact that they are not going with The Riddler, I am a bit concerned over who they are going with.
Anyway, from darkhorizons.com:
Third “Batman” Gets Title, Loses VillainBy Garth Franklin Wednesday October 27th 2010 08:53AMTalking with The Los Angeles Times, filmmaker Christopher Nolan has confirmed that his third Batman film will be called â€œThe Dark Knight Risesâ€.
While he won’t reveal the villain of the film, the helmer can confirm that “it wonâ€™t be the Riddler.” He also says the studio has agreed that the film should “resist the current 3-D craze” and instead use “high-definition approaches and IMAX cameras”.
In terms of other characters, Nolan says “Weâ€™ll use many of the same characters as we have all along, and weâ€™ll be introducing some new ones.” In other words, nothing unexpected.
A rumour at Moviehole emerged earlier today that Nolan had reportedly been meeting with actresses all week to find the female lead. The interview makes no mention of it however.