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    Anne Hathaway is Catwoman in 'The Dark Knight Rises,' Tom Hardy is Bane

    Christopher Nolan announced today that Anne Hathaway will be playing Selina Kyle/Catwoman in The Dark Knight Rises. He also revealed that Tom Hardy will be playing Bane, not Hugo Strange as had been speculated. For non-nerds, Bane is a villain who derives super-strength from experimental drugs, best known for breaking Bruce Wayne's spine in the Batman comics.

    • Selina Kyle, aka Catwoman

    • Anne Hathaway, aka Ella Enchanted

    • Bane

    • Tom Hardy

      Tom Hardy in "Bronson"

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