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Matt McGloin

The Dark Knight Rises: Adds Matthew Modine, Tom King and Joey Conti


After the official press release announcing the start of production, the launch of the new website and the bad ass pic of Tom Hardy as Bane, three new actors have been named for Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises.

Matthew Modine (Full Metal Jacket), Tom Conti and Joey King have signed on to TDKR according to Variety.

Modine will be playing a character named "Nixon" according to Variety. C

Conti and 11 year old Joey King's role is currently being kept under wraps.

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The Dark Knight Rises hits theaters July 20th, 2012 and is directed by Christopher Nolan starring Christan Bale as Batman, Tom Hardy as Bane, Anne Hathaway as Selina Kyle/Catwoman, Gary Oldman as Commissioner Gordon, Morgan Freeman as Lucius Fox, Michael Cain as Alfred, Juno Temple and Josh Pence as a young Ra's al Ghul.

Head on over to the Cosmic Book News The Dark Knight Rises Movie Hub for even more news.