It’s going to be awhile until “The Dark Knight Rises” comes out for us all to watch in awe, but it’s great to hear that the film is beginning without a hitch and that Christopher Nolan is psyched to get started.
Here’s what he had to say about it in a recent interview:
I feel very glad that I’m doing another Batman film. I think it would have been daunting to sit down and write an original script after Inception. I love working within the realm and rules of our Batman world. It’s kind of nice to have someplace to go that I’m super-excited about.” He added that Inception’s success allows him to tackle another Batman without any sense of needing to prove himself: “I must say that I’m glad — I’m very, very glad — to be embarking on the last chapter of our Batman saga without any sense of obligation or duty to the studio. They did very well with Inception. So I’m able to go into finishing our story in a very enthusiastic way.
Casting has already begun and the latest rumor is that Tom Hardy (Inception) will be playing the villain Hugo Strange.