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Talks of 'Batman 3' Begin, Gary Oldman Suggests New Villain

June 28, 2008 (7:31 am) GMT
Following the story that the newest Batman franchise will be a trilogy, one of 'Dark Knight' stars opens up about the third film suggesting that Batman will have a new foe.
Talks of 'Batman 3' Begin, Gary Oldman Suggests New Villain

Though "" is still weeks away from its theatrical debut, people have started talking about what will become of "Batman 3". From the latest interview with the cast of the highly anticipated superhero flick, it was suggested that the next Batman movie will either recast Joker or bring in a new villain with a tendency to the latter.

Revealing what he thought of the last movie from the supposed Batman trilogy, Lieutenant James Gordon's depicter suggested that Batman is most likely to have a new enemy. "Maybe we don't need the Joker. Because we'll have The Riddler," so claimed the man who played Sirius Black in "Harry Potter" series. By stating Riddler, he means that the bat-themed superhero will be facing his other super villain who is obsessed with riddles, puzzles and word games. The evil character once made famous by in "Batman Forever".

Additionally, while commenting on the possibility of Joker being recast in the third film, Oldman revealed that though he believes has done a great job with Joker, it is possible that the evil character may get new depicter. "I don't see why not. I mean, they did it with Katie Holmes' character," he said. "I understand that this is a different circumstance, but I think another actor could do the job. I think Heath would want another actor to do the job."

"Dark Knight" is a sequel to the previous "" movie. It brings back as the famous billionaire/superhero and Christopher Nolan as the director. Supported by a league of talented Hollywood actors, like , , and , the action-packed movie from Warner Bros. Pictures will be available in theaters on July 18.

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