Warner Bros. studio says Anne Hathaway will play Catwoman in its upcoming Batman flick “The Dark Knight Rises.”

Anne Hathaway

Hathaway will play the role previously played by Eartha Kitt, Julie Newmar, Michelle Pfeiffer and Halle Berry. The studio also said it has cast “Inception” co-star Tom Hardy as the villain Bane opposite Christian Bale’s Caped Crusader in “Rises.”

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