Warners has finally announced that Joseph Gordon-Levitt will play villain “The Holiday Killer” in the upcoming Batman film The Dark Knight Rises. This character is a recent addition to Batman’s rogue’s gallery. He was created by Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale for their 1996 maxi-series “Batman: The Long Halloween“.
Interestingly, in this series the identity of “The Holiday Killer” is never identified. Though both “Alberto Falcone” and “Gilda Dent” claimed part of the character’s role in the story. Alberto Falcone’s father Carmine Falcone appeared in Batman Begins. He was portrayed by Tom Wilkinson.
Comics is so confoozin’, ain’t they?