The first official photographs of Anne Hathaway in her Catwoman suite have been released by Warner Brothers.

The 28-year-old actress will play Catwoman for the Dark Knight Rises, the final movie in Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy.

??The photograph shows Hathaway atop a motorbike wearing a leather suite and intense goggles.??

'Secretly she hopes to upstage Halle Berry, who last played Catwoman. She's doing dance classes, weight-training and cardio – she wants to be the sexiest Catwoman ever,’ a source told the Daily Mail.

?The movie is set to be released this in July 2012, with Marion Cotillard, Christian Bale, Morgan also starring in the film.

Photo courtesy of Warner Brothers.