Empire recently spoke with The Dark Knight Rises actor Michael Caine, who revealed he'll receive the script for the highly-anticipated sequel in January, and that he'll start filming in May. Here's what he told the site:

"Emma (Thomas), the producer, said we'd get the script in January. Christopher (Nolan) said: 'Script in January, shoot in May, finish in November.'"
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We reported a few weeks ago that The Dark Knight Rises will start production in April, on location in New Orleans. It seems that Michael Caine's shoot will start in May. When pressed for more details on the movie, Michael Caine didn't appear to know much more than that, stressing how secretive director Christopher Nolan is with his projects:

"Christopher is the most secretive guy in the world. He won't tell you anything."

As always, we'll continue to keep you posted with any further news on The Dark Knight Rises as soon as we have more information.