Neeson to face the Dark Knight
US mag Variety reports that Neeson will play the villain Ra's al Ghul while Freeman will play Lucius Fox, the chief executive of Bruce Wayne's company.
"Equilibrium" star Christian Bale takes on the role of the Dark Knight, while "28 Days Later" lead Cillian Murphy is cast as the evil Scarecrow.
Michael Caine plays Mr Wayne's butler Alfred, and Dawson Creek's Katie Holmes is the love interest.
Shooting is to commence on March 16th in London.
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