The LA Times had an exclusive interview with Batman franchise helm Christopher Nolan today, who revealed that the eagerly awaited followup to 2008’s The Dark Knight will be called The Dark Knight Rises.
Nolan also crossed one name off of the list of possible comic book adversaries to square off against Batman in the upcoming film saying that Edward Nigma, aka The Riddler, would not be appearing in the film. He also added, “We’ll use many of the same characters as we have all along, and we’ll be introducing some new ones.”
Also knocked out of consideration for the film was the use of 3D, with Nolan instead convincing Warner Brothers brass to allow him to further explore the use of IMAX, which he already used in certain sequences of The Dark Knight.
So with Mr. Freeze crossed off the list of potential villains last March and now The Riddler not making the cut, who do you think is still in the running for the spotlight villain role?