26 November 2012 10:42 PM, PST | Pop2it | See recent Pop2it news »

Brace yourself Bat-fans. Remember that tease at the end of "The Dark Knight Rises" that positioned Joseph Gordon-Levitt's John "Robin" Blake as Bruce Wayne's superhero successor? It may have been more than a tease.

Hitfix is reporting that "Joseph Gordon-Levitt absolutely will be appearing in 'Justice League' as the new Batman."

Now, calm down and take a deep breath, because we won't be seeing any "Justice League" movie until 2015 at the earliest, there is no director attached, no official casting has been announced by Warner Bros., there's not even a finished script... yada, yada, yada.

But Hitfix's Drew McWeeny, who reported the news, is a reliable and dedicated movie and comic book fan, and since this isn't April Fool's Day, we'll take him at his word.

For the comics illiterate the Justice League is essentially DC Comics' version of "The Avengers" -- a superhero collective made up of Superman, »

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