With this casting news, it seems likely that both Taila al Ghul and the League of Shadows will play a role in this film. "Inception" star Marion Cotillard has been long rumored for the role of Talia al Ghul. Talia al Ghul is the daughter of Ra's al Ghul and an enemy/love interest of Batman.
Josh Pench joins a cast which includes Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman, Tom Hardy, Morgan Freeman, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Juno Temple. "The Dark Knight Rises" will be directed Christopher Nolan and released on July 20, 2012.