Fansshare has the scoop on the newest details about “The Dark Knight Rises.” According to the site, Morgan Freeman has opened up about the film and what the most exciting things about the film are for him.

“The most exciting thing about it is watching the openings, I’m telling you,” he said. “Don it, it’s fun to work with Chris [Christopher] Nolan. He’s a really terrific writer, a terrific director. One of those highlights of your career.”

He also talked about which Batman villain he would have liked to see in the films. “Philip Seymour Hoffman as the Penguin, that sounds interesting to me,” he said. He also said that his character in the film, Lucius Fox, has some really good scenes in the film.

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“The Dark Knight Rises” stars Christian Bale as Batman facing the terrorist Bane (Tom Hardy). The film will be in theaters July 20.

What do you think about Freeman’s role in the Batman films? Also, would you like to see Hoffman as the Penguin? Which other villains would you like to see? (Personally, I’d like to see a realistic take on Mr. Freeze.) Give your opinions in the comments section below.

Morgan Freeman in The Dark Knight Rises

By Monique Jones

Monique Jones blogs about race and culture in entertainment, particularly movies and television. You can read her articles at Racialicious, and her new site, COLOR . You can also listen to her new podcast, What would Monique Say.

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