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In pictures - Batman Begins premiere
Katie Holmes
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Hollywood actress Katie Holmes arrives - minus boyfriend Tom Cruise - for the European premiere of Batman Begins. Holmes plays the Caped Crusader's love interest in the film.
Christian Bale and his wife, Sibi Blazic
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Christian Bale was accompanied by his wife, Sibi Blazic. Bale follows in the footsteps of Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer and George Clooney to play the lead role of Batman.
Sir Michael Caine greets Katie Holmes
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Sir Michael Caine greets Katie Holmes on the red carpet outside the Odeon Leicester Square in London's West End.
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The crowd gathered outside the cinema also caught a glimpse of the four-wheeled star of the film, the Batmobile. This gleaming vehicle was one of five made for the film.
Val Kilmer and Charlotte Emmerson
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Val Kilmer played Batman in 1995's Batman Forever. He attended the premiere with actress Charlotte Emmerson - his co-star in the West End production of The Postman Always Rings Twice.
Morgan Freeman
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Veteran Hollywood actor Morgan Freeman also appears in Batman Begins. The film opens in cinemas in the UK and US on 16 June.

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