Joseph Gordon-Levitt ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Role Revealed

Variety is reporting that Inception star, Joseph Gordon-Levitt is re-teaming with director Christopher Nolan for The Dark Knight Rises.

Speculation has run rampant regarding the role, with blogs pegging the part as The Riddler or Deadshot, but insiders tell Variety that Gordon-Levitt will be playing Alberto Falcone, the son of Mafia chieftain Carmine Falcone, the character Tom Wilkinson played in “Batman Begins.”

This edition won’t be in theaters until July 20, 2012 but filming will begin soon.

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