The Dark Knight Rises: Batman and Catwoman are on the cover of Entertainment Weekly

The Dark Knight Rises

Christian Bale is back in a special April issue with Anne Hathaway as Catwoman. The Summer Movie Preview issue is on sale now and features some new interviews with director Christopher Nolan, Anne Hathaway, and Tom Hardy. Here are some excerpts from the Entertainment Weekly preview.

Anne Hathaway

 

Anne Hathaway

I had to physically transform,” says Hathaway, calling from London, where she’s currently shooting Les Misérables with Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe. “Chris sat me down at the beginning and said, ‘Joseph Gordon-Levitt did all of his own fighting in Inception. That one zero-gravity fight? He trained for two months.’ I basically left his office and went to the gym and just came out about five minutes ago.

 

Bane

Tom Hardy on Bane

It’s a risk, because we could be laughed at — or it could be very fresh and exciting,” says Hardy, adding that the voice he developed was influenced by many factors, including a desire to honor the comic book character’s brains and Caribbean heritage. “The audience mustn’t be too concerned about the mumbly voice,” says Hardy. “As the film progresses, I think you’ll be able to tune to its setting.

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