Dark Knight Rises News: Shooting Begins Soon

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Christopher Nolan talked The Dark Knight Rises at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival on Saturday night.  He revealed some details about the new film, including when they will start shooting.

"We've worked on it a long time - David Goyer and myself. We're about 12 weeks away from shooting. We start in May."

He also confirmed this will (most likely) be his last film.  When asked why he decided to do a third film, he said, "It was about finishing the story." 

Sounds pretty final.

The Dark Knight Rises Poster

Nolan still would not confirm if Anne Hathaway would play Catwoman or just Selina Kyle - he just smiled and moved on.

The original press release stated Hathaway will play Selina Kyle, which lead people to assume she would also be playing Catwoman.  No official word yet.

The Dark Knight Rises is set to hit theaters on July 20, 2012.

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The Dark Knight Rises Quotes

Selina Kyle: There's a storm coming, Mr. Wayne. You and your friends better batten down the hatches, because when it hits, you're all gonna wonder how you ever thought you could live so large and leave so little for the rest of us.
Bruce Wayne: You sound like you're looking forward to it.
Selina Kyle: I'm adaptable.

Jim Gordon: We were in this together, and then you were gone. Now this evil...rises. The Batman has to come back.
Bruce Wayne: What if he doesn't exist any more?
Jim Gordon: He must. He must.

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