Another day, another The Dark Knight Rises rumor. Although, to be honest, this one could actually be true (unlike others, like Robin Williams as The Riddler).
According to french newspaper Le Figaro (via SlashFilm), it is rumors that the lovely Marion Cotillard will be joining Christopher Nolan‘s swan song to the Batman franchise. According to the website, the story is as follows:
Marion Cotillard in “Batman 3?. The actress, who is expecting a child in the spring with Guillaume Canet, will be scarce this year. She’ll do a single film and her choice fell on Batman 3. This blockbuster produced by Warner Bros.. enables her to work with the director Christopher Nolan, with whom she had turned very successful sci-fi Inception. Marion Cotillard will join the filming this summer in Los Angeles. She will share the bill with Anne Hathaway.
There is credence to this rumor, as Rachel Dawes will not be returning (spoiler alert – she died in the previous film), so there is room for a new female love interest. I would have thought Anne Hathaway (playing Selina Kyle AKA Catwoman) would have fit the bill perfectly, but I suppose Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) needs someone non-super in his life. That said, until official confirmation is given by Warner Brothers, it is still only a rumor.
What do you think? Who do you think she could play?