Hey, have you guys heard about this movie The Dark Knight Rises? Apparently it’s the third film in some sort of bat… man series, and it’s somewhat popular. Now some plot details have appeared online at BadAssDigest, courtesy of one Devin Faraci, and people seem to care a great deal. Want to know what they are?
First off, Anne Hathaway’s playing Catwoman. We already knew that. But apparently she’s not the main villain. Who is? The League of Shadows, whom you may remember from Batman Begins. It turns out that they don’t take too kindly to having their plans foiled, so they’re back to finish what they started and take out Batman in the process.
The League of Shadows will be led by Talia al Ghul, daughter of Ra’s al Ghul, played by Liam Neeson in the first film. Talia hasn’t been cast yet, but Marion Cotillard, Naomi Watts, Kate Winslet and Rachel Weisz are all reportedly in talks for the role. Talia’s partner and/or possible love interest is Bane, played by Inception‘s Tom Hardy. It’s not a stretch, considering that Ra’s al Ghul made Bane the heir to his throne in the comics (a plot point that has mostly been overlooked in the series of late).
Joseph Gordon-Levitt will apparently play a still-unknown antagonist, who will also be working with The League of Shadows.
At least… so says BadAssDigest, who have even more details on their site. As always we encourage everyone to take these kinds of spoilers with a boulder-sized grain of salt, even though they pretty much confirm what we’ve all been suspecting for months.
Crave Online will be back with more Dark Knight Rises news as it… um… rises.