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Christian Bale Won't Reprise Batman After 'Dark Knight Rises'

November 26, 2011 (6:22 pm) GMT
The 37-year-old actor started playing the superhero character in 2008 but he hinted that 'everything's finished'.
Christian Bale Won't Reprise Batman After 'Dark Knight Rises'

There's a chance that Warner Bros. Pictures will have to find their new Batman in the future should another movie about the superhero is made. who has slipped into the character in the highly-successful "" is ready to hang up his cape for good.

In a recent interview with Philippine Daily Inquirer he said, "I wrapped [up ] a few days ago so that will be the last time I'm taking that cowl off. I believe that the whole production wrapped yesterday, so it's all done. Everything's finished. It's me and [director] Chris Nolan - that will be the end of that Batman era."

Bale was also talking about his co-stars, especially Catwoman depicter. "In many ways, [] has the hardest job," Bale said. "There are a number of people who feel that the Catwoman role has been defined previously. So, I always saw Anne's role as being the toughest job of any of us."

"The Dark Knight Rises" hits theaters July 20, 2012.

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