Cher Lining Up for 'Batman 3''s Catwoman

August 25, 2008 05:15:00 GMT

The pop singer/Academy Award-winning actress has been reported to be in talks for the role of Catwoman in the 'Dark Knight' sequel.

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Angelina Jolie may get a competition for the Catwoman role in "Batman 3" as Cher is reported to be in negotiations for the part. Though the "Wanted (2008)" star has been linked to the feline villain for quite sometime now, latest report from British's Telegraph indicates that director Christopher Nolan prefers to give the part to the pop singer/actress instead.

According to the publication, the 62-year-old Cher has become Nolan's prime choice for the character whose alter ego is known as Selina Kyle. "Cher is Nolan's first choice to play Catwoman. He wants to her to portray her like a vamp in her twilight years," claimed a studio executive. "The new Catwoman will be the absolute opposite of Michelle Pfeiffer and Halle Berry's purring creations."

Though Cher started off her stardom through music business, she is also praised for her acting performances earning her an Academy Award for 1987 "Moonstruck". Her latest feature film credits include 1999 "Tea With Mussolini" in which she played Elsa Morganthal Strauss-Armistan and 2003 "Stuck on You" where she appears as herself.

"Batman 3", the sequel to the record-breaking "The Dark Knight", is said to be temporarily entitled "The Caped Crusade". The filming is scheduled to begin in Vancouver early 2009 and may get Johnny Depp as The Riddler.


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posted by Cody on Dec 27, 2008
Well Hello i think u people need to get a life you all knw that halle berry was the best catwomen i seen on the big screen well just watch her and u will see so wat i think should be in batman 3 is halle berry as catwomen and me as the joker just playin haha but really halle berry is good i mean hott and sexy and great think bout it shes the best!!!!!!
posted by BMC on Sep 24, 2008
Come on, catwoman's not supposed to be a young bimbo... she's supposed to be aging nympho, wiley and wise... Jolie's an artifical muppet, and cher's fading years could make the part work... Don't forget, Ledger was only known as a gay cowboy before TDK, and there was similar outcry when he got the part... now he'll probably get a postumous oscar!
posted by eWWW! on Sep 02, 2008
Cher? Are you kidding me? Theres sooo many actress right now and you have to pick a cougar.
posted by Milan on Aug 31, 2008
God! That would be amazing! I'm longing to see Cher acting again, and such a cool role! Angelina is not interesting, such a boring cunt, CHER is perfect, people wake up!
posted by Milan on Aug 31, 2008
I don't know why you don't like her! She is not a granny, she looks absolutely amazing, better than some young girls! She is perfect for the part!
posted by me on Aug 28, 2008
Cher will be absolutely purrfect for the part. She has the perfect body and the attitude to match. Yes, she is bit platicky but that won't show with the mask...and yes she is old, but looks amazing. Just wish us mere mortals could age that way.
posted by getrefreshed on Aug 26, 2008
Yesterday I read an interview with Jonathan Nolan and David Goyer (the screenwriters of TDK) and they told that there will DEFINITELY NO villain treated before in a Batman movie. Like they did in Batman Begins. They said there a dozens if not hundreds of interesting enemies they can use. And there are no plans for Johnny Depp or Angelina Jolie. Chris Nolan not even decided to do another sequel yet. He´s doin another picture and then we´ll see. Anything else are just rumours, folks! But we like them, don´t we? ;)
posted by All Wrong on Aug 26, 2008
Ew Johnny Deep as the Riddler and Cher as Catwoman!!! Catwoman - Angelina, Riddler - Dane Cook or Jim Carrey again.
posted by SynthPhyle on Aug 26, 2008
Um, excuse me? Reality check, people. They don't even have a script for a third Batman film, yet! Much less whether or not Catwoman will be involved! And, if she is, I seriously doubt that Cher will get the part. Catwoman has ALWAYS been a 'wrong-side-of-the-cape' love interest for Batman... This will not change... Despite the fact that they turned one of the BIGGEST BADS in the Batman Universe into a one-shot sub-villain, that being Two-Face. That, and Batman's voice were my two big problems in the Dark Knight. The rest of it rocked!
posted by NOT CHER on Aug 25, 2008
Hell no not cher she looks so boring how is this movie going to be great!!!
posted by 2009 on Aug 25, 2008
if they pick sher as catwoman they are gonna have to change catwomans name to catdinosour because cher is too fricking, old man
posted by Kolin on Aug 25, 2008
Yes!!!!! Wow. Cher the Best!
posted by Batfan on Aug 25, 2008
Noooooooooooooooo!!! Please not her, come on! If I had my pick I'd go for Tricia Helfer. Now she'd make a good catwoman unlike bimbos like Jolie and Berry..
posted by the dork_knight on Aug 25, 2008
WHAT?????...a 62 year old granny to be the love interest of a 34 year old superhero??.what a joke..hope its a joke.
posted by Batman on Aug 25, 2008
Nooo! wtf cher as catwoman! that would be an epic fail!
posted by wake up on Aug 25, 2008
Wow, every single part of this article is false.

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