THE DARK KNIGHT RISES Producer Emma Thomas Briefly Comments on Bane and Catwoman
During an interview with Total Film Christopher Nolan's wife shared a few tidbits about the most intriguing additions to the cast of the third and final Batman film.
Total Film sat down with Emma Thomas to discuss The Dark Knight Rises. The full interview will be published in their upcoming issue that will be released on the 16th. Til then you can check out this brief snippet just to get your juices flowing.
When discussing Tom Hardy's Bane, Emma told the magazine, "Tom made a massive physical transformation for the role... It really is an intense performance.”
“He finally feels like a match for Batman – both physically and mentally.”
Thomas is confident that sparks will fly: “Christian Bale and Tom Hardy are both such fiercely committed actors that pitching them as adversaries works incredibly well – they have such a great chemistry on camera.”
As for Anne Hathaway's role as Catwoman, Thomas promised that their version is fresh, “It’s completely new, and it’s a really interesting role. You never quite know where you are with her.”
The Dark Knight Rises hits theaters July 20th 2012 and stars Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne/Batman, Michael Caine as Alfred Pennyworth, Garly Oldman as Jim Gordon, Tom Hardy as Bane, Anne Hathaway as Selina Kyle, Joseph Gordon-Levitt as John Blake and Marion Cotillard as Miranda Tate.
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