Batman: Intimidation: According to Variety, Morgan Freeman has joined the cast of Warner Bros.' fifth Batman adventure as the head of Wayne Enterprises.
Freeman will play Lucius Fox, a respected businessman and the CEO of billionaire Bruce Wayne's mega-conglom, based in Gotham City.
Freeman is the latest to join the Christopher Nolan-helmed project as it nears its March 16 start date in London. Liam Neeson plays the villain, Ra's al Ghul, a wealthy international terrorist.
Christian Bale stars as the Caped Crusader. Also cast are Michael Caine (as butler Alfred), Cillian Murphy and Katie Holmes.
He will shoot Millennium Films and Emmett/Furla Films' Edison with Justin Timberlake, Kevin Spacey and LL Cool J before segueing to Batman.