Monday, February 23, 2004
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This is from variety.com
Batman's hired a boss: Morgan Freeman has joined the cast of Warner Bros.' fifth "Batman" adventure as the head of Wayne
Freeman will play Lucius Fox, a respected businessman who runs billionaire Bruce Wayne's mega-conglom, based in Gotham City.
Freeman is the latest to join the Christopher Nolan-helmed project as it nears its March 16 start date in London. Liam
Neeson plays Ducard, a mentor to Wayne.
This is from hollywoodreporter.com
Ken Watanabe will follow his Oscar-nominated performance in "The Last Samurai" by squaring off against Christian Bale in
Warner Bros. Pictures' upcoming untitled Batman movie. Christopher Nolan is directing the film, which will be produced by
Emma Thomas, Charles Roven and Larry Franco.
Watanabe will play the villainous Ra's Al Ghul, an immortal strategic mastermind who wants to bring his own brand of order
to the world.