Wilkinson Joins Batman Begins, Hauer Confirmed

Tom Wilkinson and Rutger Hauer have both joined the cast of Batman Begins, says The Hollywood Reporter. Christopher Nolan is directing the latest incarnation of Warner Bros.’ superhero franchise, which stars Christian Bale as the Caped Crusader.

Wilkinson plays Falcone, one of the leading crime figures in Gotham City, while Hauer portrays Earle, a business contemporary of Bruce Wayne’s murdered father who has designs on the Wayne corporate empire.

Michael Caine stars as Wayne’s trusted butler, Alfred; Katie Holmes as a childhood friend of Wayne’s; Liam Neeson as Wayne’s mentor, Henri Ducard; Morgan Freeman as Lucius Fox, a former board member and sidelined employee of Wayne Enterprises; Gary Oldman as Lt. James Gordon; and Ken Watanabe as the villainous Ra’s Al Ghul.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter