Eric Roberts Joins The Dark Knight

LA Daily News reports that Eric Roberts, who is currently appearing in “Heroes” and “The L Word,” will play a Mafia kingpin in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight, joining the production in June.

“I don’t stop working. I’m a workaholic. I’ve resigned myself to the fact that I’m too overexposed to ever be a superstar, so I’m happy to be a working actor every day,” explains the actor also known as rising star Emma Roberts’ dad, and superstar Julia’s brother.

Of “Heroes,” he notes, “It’s a blast to walk into a hit show with none of the pressure of making it a hit.”

The Dark Knight hits theaters on July 18, 2008.

Source: LA Daily News