During the press junket for 3:10 to Yuma early this morning, actor Christian Bale confirmed that there will in fact be a third Batman film. This will round out a complete trilogy of new Batman films that started with the 2005 release of Batman Begins and will be followed up by next year's The Dark Knight.

If the timing is right, a third Batman film ccould potentially be expected by 2010.

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