Megan Fox will not be wearing the Catwoman suit
Aug 28, 2009, 9:13 GMT
Megan Fox -Reports surfaced earlier this week claiming the screen beauty was set to play Catwoman in the sequel to last year\'s blockbuster \'The Dark Knight\', directed by Christopher Nolan. © Albert L. Ortega / PR Photos
Megan Fox will not be starring in the next Batman movie.
Reports surfaced earlier this week claiming the screen beauty was set to play Catwoman in the sequel to last year's blockbuster 'The Dark Knight', directed by Christopher Nolan.
Although Warner Bros. has confirmed there will be a third film in the current movie series based on the DC comic books they are adamant no casting decisions have yet been made.
A representative for the studio said: "It's a rumour. It's not true. There is no script. There is no project to be cast in."
Although bosses are denying Megan is set to take the role of the feline fatale - played by Michelle Pfeiffer and Halle Berry is previous big screen outings - it is believed Christian Bale will reprise his role as Batman and his alter-ego Bruce Wayne, while Sir Michael Caine will return as his loyal butler Alfred.
Other stars linked to the project include Johnny Depp, who was rumoured to be portraying The Joker, and Philip Seymour Hoffman, who was said to be line to play The Penguin.
Although it is unknown when Batman will next be seen battling villains on the big screen, the Caped Crusader is still making an impact in 2009.
New video game 'Batman Arkham Asylum' is to receive a Guinness World Record today (28.08.09) for being the 'Most Critically Acclaimed Superhero Game Ever'.
It is receiving the accolade after receiving the best reviews of any title in its genre from newspapers and magazines across the world.
The computer adventure's script has been penned by Paul Dini, who has written for US TV show 'Lost', while 'Star Wars' actor Mark Hamill - who played Luke Skywalker in George Lucas' original film trilogy - voices super-villain The Joker.
The game, which is released today, follows Batman as he battles his deadliest enemies in Gotham's psychiatric hospital for the criminally insane.