UPDATE: Levitt will actually be playing, “John Blake, a Gotham City beat cop assigned to special duty under the command of Commissioner Gordon”.
Variety has reported that Joseph Gordon-Levitt is confirmed to play Alberto Falcone in The Dark Knight Rises. For those of you who are familiar with The Long Halloween graphic novel Alberto Falcone is the son of Carmine (Tom Wilkinson) and also the infamous Holiday Killer.
Whether the Holiday Killer plotline will make it into the film, or Alberto poses more of a minor threat to Batman has yet to be seen. But pieces are coming together and it seems like we have a better idea where The Dark Knight Rises is going.