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Katie Backs out of Batman

Katie and Tom met while she was busy promoting Batman, and he was on a world tour promoting War of the Worlds. Since then, Katie hasn't worked much. She's been busy as a mom, a bride and BFF to Posh and J Lo. We were looking forward to Katie getting back to work in The Dark Knight, the sequel to Batman, but she's apparently backed out due to scheduling conflicts with another project. Here's more:


According to the Wall Street Journal, the studio is now searching for an actress to replace Holmes in the big budget picture, the salary for which will likely be in the $1 million to $2 million range.

"Katie was offered [Dark Knight] but was unable to accept the role because of scheduling conflicts,” Julie Polkes, a spokeswoman for Holmes, tells the WSJ. “She was in the process of negotiating for another project. In addition, when she returns to work, she would like to tackle a new character."

The new project she’s leaning towards? Mad Money, a comedy about three female Federal Reserve workers who plot to pocket old currency before it's destroyed. Holmes would take a pay cut and receive only $250,000 for her role in the film, which possibly costars Queen Latifah.

$250,000 seems like a major pay cut for Katie. She probably made more money as Joey Potter. Tom has helped launch the careers of his significant others before so it's only a matter of time before she is making millions and winning Oscars. To see more of Katie leaving the CAA offices just, read more

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