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Volume 8 Wednesday, March 3, 2004 Page 1 of 1

GARY OLDMAN IS GORDON

Warner Bros. Pictures broke the following news today, which includes the news that Gary Oldman will play Jim Gordon in Batman Begins...

"Batman Begins," director Christopher Nolan's highly anticipated film, has commenced production in Iceland, with Gary Oldman joining the all-star cast.

"Batman Begins," director Christopher Nolan's highly anticipated film, has commenced production in Iceland, with Gary Oldman joining the all-star cast. The announcement was made today by Jeff Robinov, President of Production, Warner Bros. Pictures.

In "Batman Begins," Oldman will play Lieutenant James Gordon, a detective on the Gotham police force. The film stars Christian Bale as Bruce
Wayne/Batman; Michael Caine as his trusted butler Alfred; Katie Holmes as Rachel, a childhood friend of Wayne's; Liam Neeson as Wayne's mentor, Henri Ducard; Morgan Freeman as Lucius Fox, a former board member and sidelined employee of Wayne Enterprises; and Ken Watanabe as the villainous Ra's Al Ghul.

Editor's Note: It's all in the name, Gary Oldman!

Casting Call Update

Christian Bale - Batman
Michael Caine - Alfred Pennyworth
Katie Holmes - Rachel Dawes
Cillian Murphy - The Scarecrow
Liam Neeson - Henri Ducard
Morgan Freeman - Lucius Fox
Ken Watanabe - Ra's Al Ghul
Gary Oldman - James Gordon