Rachel Weisz as Catwoman in Batman Begins 3?

While Christopher Nolan is still dancing around the idea of returning for “Batman Begins 3″ (is he? isn’t he? how much money will it take?), rumors about who the next movie’s villains will be (and who will be playing said villains) continue to abound. The latest has Rachel Weisz being Warner Bros.’ top choice to play Catwoman. At least this is the news from Ted Casablanca over at E! Online. The last time Weisz’s name was thrown around a big-time comic book property it was “Sin City 2″, and the other name in the running for said part was Angelina Jolie — who, coincidentally, is also the odds on favorite to play Catwoman in “Batman Begins 3″ should Catwoman actually appear in the sequel. Catfight, anyone?

Weisz, thank heaven, according to insiders who are currently working on the Warner’s production, which hasn’t even been officially announced yet. But Weisz’s name is so early on, not even Weisz’s publicist claims to have knowledge of the casting notion. “Tell them to call her agent!” Weisz’s rep screamed. Will do, ’cause if this damn role goes to Angie (as one major returning Batman actor would like), we’re just going to scream.

If done right, Catwoman as one of the villains (or anti-hero, maybe) in the next Batman film could work. As long as Nolan doesn’t give her something idiotic like cat powers, I mean. Or make her into some vamping S&M freak with a whip. That didn’t work out so good.

And as you can see from the pic below, Rachel Weisz isn’t exactly a stranger to tight, form-fitting uniforms. Meow.



About Nix

View all Posts

Editor/Writer at BeyondHollywood.com. Likes: long walks on the beach and Kevin Costner post-apocalyptic movies. Dislikes: 3D, shaky cam, and shaky cam in 3D. Got a site issue? Wanna submit Movie/TV news? Or to email me in regards to anything on the site, you can do so at nix (at) beyondhollywood.com.

Cool Stories From Zergnet

  • alice

    weisz would be perfect!

  • alice

    weisz would be perfect!

  • fREe sPiRiT

    I think Catwoman would work quite well in Nolan’s universe BECAUSE she is so simialr in many ways to Bruce himself. Not playing strictly by the traditonal rules of hero/heroine or villian/villianess. I think she will bring the conflict in Bruce- who up to that point will not for a moment have quetioned his views. He sees good and evil as balck and whtie Catwoman represents the grey inbetween, so that will be interesting to watch. I think she should be a poor/abused youung woman who works her way up money ladder by stealing and selling stuff for profit. Then one day BAM in come new high ranknig socialite Selina Kyle (who could play the whole Carmine Falcone’s lnog lsot daughter angle). Also I want to see Bale’s gravelly voice Batman engage in a litte banter/ violent flirtatino with Catwoman. I think the Batman-Catwoman relationship will be itnerstign to watch on screen especially if Nolan takes it on.

  • fREe sPiRiT

    I think Catwoman would work quite well in Nolan’s universe BECAUSE she is so simialr in many ways to Bruce himself. Not playing strictly by the traditonal rules of hero/heroine or villian/villianess. I think she will bring the conflict in Bruce- who up to that point will not for a moment have quetioned his views. He sees good and evil as balck and whtie Catwoman represents the grey inbetween, so that will be interesting to watch. I think she should be a poor/abused youung woman who works her way up money ladder by stealing and selling stuff for profit. Then one day BAM in come new high ranknig socialite Selina Kyle (who could play the whole Carmine Falcone’s lnog lsot daughter angle). Also I want to see Bale’s gravelly voice Batman engage in a litte banter/ violent flirtatino with Catwoman. I think the Batman-Catwoman relationship will be itnerstign to watch on screen especially if Nolan takes it on.

  • fREe sPiRiT

    I think Catwoman would work quite well in Nolan’s universe BECAUSE she is so simialr in many ways to Bruce himself. Not playing strictly by the traditonal rules of hero/heroine or villian/villianess. I think she will bring the conflict in Bruce- who up to that point will not for a moment have quetioned his views. He sees good and evil as balck and whtie Catwoman represents the grey inbetween, so that will be interesting to watch. I think she should be a poor/abused youung woman who works her way up money ladder by stealing and selling stuff for profit. Then one day BAM in come new high ranknig socialite Selina Kyle (who could play the whole Carmine Falcone’s lnog lsot daughter angle). Also I want to see Bale’s gravelly voice Batman engage in a litte banter/ violent flirtatino with Catwoman. I think the Batman-Catwoman relationship will be itnerstign to watch on screen especially if Nolan takes it on.

  • Anni

    ANGLELINA!!!! should be catwoman. Or Jessica Alba!

  • Anni

    ANGLELINA!!!! should be catwoman. Or Jessica Alba!

  • Anni

    ANGLELINA!!!! should be catwoman. Or Jessica Alba!