Originally Posted by SuperFerret
Nope, they won't. First off, Nolan's Batman series hasn't necessarily ruled those two out. Second, Oldman probably won't stick around after Nolan leaves. Third, and I cannot stress this enough, do you know of the DTV Batman animated movies? Do you think that they're all sequels of each other? Do you think that they're sequels of Batman Begins or The Dark Knight? I mean, they have Batman in them, don't they? But they're not reboots, right?
Each of the DTV have their own continuity just as a reboot or restart would.
If you continue Nolan's influence after Rises with the same actors and setting it's not going to feel "new" as it should.