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It’s been a busy few weeks in Gotham City lately with the announcements of new actors for the Batman sequel, ‘The Dark Knight’. Following on from the casting of Heath Ledger as the Joker, (a great choice!), they have now found their Harvey Dent, who is better known as Two Face, though in this film he hasn’t become the psycho yet.  Dent will be played by Aaron Eckhart, an actor you probably don’t know by name but will recognise from films like ‘The Core’ and last years ‘Thank You For Smoking’. The biggest surprise of casting is the news that Katie Holmes is not returning in the role of Rachel Dawes, due to scheduling difficulties, instead the role has gone to the very lovely Maggie Gyllenhaal, last seen in one of my favourite films of late, ‘Stranger Than Fiction’.  Obviously Christian Bale is returning in the lead role, along with Michael Caine, Gary Oldman and Morgan Freeman, can’t wait!

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