[tiImage width=”300″ height=”400″ url=”http://img2.timeinc.net/instyle/images/2011/gallery/011911-anne-400.jpg” credit=”Evan Agostini/AP photo” align=”right” border=”1″ alt=”Anne Hathaway”]After much speculation over who would be cast as the female lead against Christian Bale’s Batman in The Dark Knight Rises, Anne Hathaway won the major part! The Love and Other Drugs star is set to play Catwoman for the 2012 movie, THR reports, a role Michelle Pfeiffer and Halle Berry both played in previous films. And this is just another huge accomplishment for the actress: She’s also hosting the Oscars on February 27th and planning to appear on Glee as Kurt Hummel’s lesbian aunt. Do you think Hathaway will make a good Catwoman?
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Christian Bale is set to reprise his role as Batman in the new movie, Dark Knight Rises when it starts filming in May. But who will be the superhero’s girlfriend? Kate Mara, Keira Knightley, Jessica Biel and Anne Hathaway are all rumored to be up for parts—one a love interest, one a villain—for the 2012 movie, Reuters reports. Who do you think will nab the role? Click through the gallery to see all of Batman’s former leading ladies, then vote for which actress you think should star in the new Batman below.