Anne Hathaway cast in ‘The Dark Knight Rises’; Tom Hardy will play Bane

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Anne Hathaway and Tom HardyAnne Hathaway (The Princess Diaries, Alice in Wonderland) has been cast as Selina Kyle, Catwoman’s alter-ego, in The Dark Knight Rises, the highly anticipated follow-up to Christopher Nolan’s Batman Begins and The Dark Knight.

Warner Bros. also announced Wednesday that Tom Hardy (Star Trek: Nemesis, Inception) will play raging strongman Bane, also known as “The Man Who Broke The Bat” in DC Comics 1993′ “Knightfall” storyline.

Hardy’s involvement had been known for a while, but popular speculation pegged him to play mad scientist Hugo Strange.

Via The Hollywood Reporter

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