Christian Bale Doesn’t Believe ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Is Real Batman 3 Title

Sunday, November 21 by

We didn’t expect big Batman news from Christian Bale while he’s promoting his new drama, The Fighter. He doesn’t shoot until next year, but I thought at least I could get his reaction to the title Christopher Nolan announced. Bale doesn’t even believe it’s going to be called The Dark Knight Rises.

“I don’t even know if that’s true,” Bale said when I asked him what he thought of the title.

Nolan told The LA Times’ Hero Complex the new title, but hasn’t spoken to his actors yet. “Until Chris tells me, I don’t know,” Bale said.

Bale was nice enough to answer the question as he was being whisked to some other press op. He’ll get good notice for The Fighter so he doesn’t have to worry about Batman news overshadowing that next month.

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  1. November 21, 2010 2:58 pm

    caroline david

    he may think the title is too shitty to be true

  2. November 21, 2010 2:58 pm


    hahaha exactly caroline

  3. November 21, 2010 2:58 pm


    Unless the title is a double-entendre about his response to a really gorgeous Catwoman.

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