updated - May 18, 2013 Saturday EDT
Did David Letterman ruin one of the greatest kept entertainment secrets of the year by revealing the ending of the highly-anticipated finale of the “The Dark Knight Rises” saga?
The late night talk show host shocked the 28-year-old actress - and many viewers and fans alike - after he seemed to reveal a crucial plot element while discussing the final installment in Christopher Nolan's trilogy.
Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight Rises" doesn't hit theaters until July 18. In the interview, David Letterman does say that he watched the movie and that he “loved it” and that even though it’s 2 hours and 45 minutes, it “flew by.”
SPOILER ALERT – Don’t read further if you don't want to know the possible ending to the movie
On Thursday's "Late Show With David Letterman," the veteran late-night host interviewed "Dark Knight" star Anne Hathaway, who portrays Catwoman in the final film of the trilogy.
"It's not essential to watch previous installations of Batman, and I think this is it," Letterman told Hathaway. "And in the end, Batman is dead."
Hathaway looks awkward for a while and genuinely shocked and turns to the late night host and says "Dave!," after a temporary pause, before laughing it off.
“I just want you to know the wrath that you have just invited onto yourself. Chris [Nolan], I had no part in it, I'm sorry.” Of course, there is no way of knowing for sure if Bruce Wayne does or does not die in the end. This could just be a joke, which he normally pulls with his celebrity guests.
Letterman just laughed and insisted that Bruce Wayne does not die in the end of the new Batman movie.
The Dark Knight Rises is expected to rake in more than $160 million for its opening weekend.
Watch David Letterman giving the possible end away of The Dark Knight Rises:
(Spoiler at 9:08 minutes)
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