Warner Brothers announced that Anne Hathaway will be playing the role of Selina Kyle also known as Catwoman in Christopher Nolan's upcoming Batman film, The Dark Knight Rises. Anne reportedly beat out a slew of other A-listers including Jessica Biel and Keira Knightley who also tested for the role.
The next installment in the Batman franchise will film partially in Los Angeles beginning this summer and will star Christian Bale who says to be palying Batman for the last time. The movie budget estimated $175 million and will hit the theaters in the summer of 2012.
From an interview, director of the movie says that he is thrilled to have the opportunity to work with Anne Hathaway, who he believes to be a fantastic addition to their ensemble as they complete the story. According to Nolan, Anne is a great choice to play the female fatale. She definitely has the acting, she can go there with this role. Obviously, Nolan sees something in her.
Now, imagine Anne in kitty suit while saying meow. . All I can say is so hot!