The Dark Knight Forever is an upcoming live-action film based on the DC Comics character Batman, as well as a sequel to 2005's Batman Begins, 2008's The Dark Knight and 2012's The Dark Knight Rises. The film is the fourth installment in Christopher Nolan's Batman film series. Christian Bale, Michael Cane, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman, Annne Hathaway and Joseph Gordon-Levitt all reprise their roles from the previous installment. The film has a set release date on July 10, 2015 in IMAX and 2D.
- ben affleck as Bruce Wayne / Batman
- Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Robin John Blake / Nightwing
- Gary Oldman as Commissioner James "Jim" Gordon
- Dwayne Johnson as Waylon Jones / Killer Croc
- Denyce Lawton as Vicki Vale
- Liam Hemsworth as Dick Grayson / Robin
- Heath Ledger as The Joker
- Neil Patrick Harris as Edward Nigma / The Riddler
- Anne Hathaway as Selina Kyle
- Jamie Chung as Detective Ellen Yindel
- Booboo Stewart as Jason Todd
- Cillian Murphy as Dr. Jonathan Crane
- Stella Hudgens as Barbara Gordon
- Mila Kunis as Dr. Harleen Quinzel
- Camren Bicondova as 14 year old Selina Kyle (flashbacks)
- Morgan Freeman as Lucius Fox
- Michael Caine as Alfred Pennyworth (flashbacks)
Five months after Bane is defeated and Gotham City is restored back to its full potential, Bruce Wayne goes back again as the Caped Crusader when he is informed that the Gotham PD is in need of help. He continues to fight crime in the streets. Meanwhile, someone has been breaking inmates out of Arkham Asylum and Jonathan Crane has poisoned an inmate, turning that inmate into the monstrous Killer Croc, which leads into the Joker's escape from Arkham Asylum. Edward Nigma, a brilliant, but psychotic man with evil riddles and caused many deaths in Gotham, signs a contract with Joker, so they can work together to cause more chaos and corruption in Gotham. Also, Killer Croc tries to flood the city, where as to John Blake rises as Nightwing and orphan, Dick Grayson, rises as Robin. Will Batman stop the three villains from destroying Gotham or will he live on his legacy?
The sequel to this film will be The Dark Knight Reborn (2018 film). It will be the last film of the franchise and the most important one. The villains will include of Red Hood, Harley Quinn, Scarecrow, Penguin, and Black Mask.