"No," he answered when asked if the Joker is to return.Update: Nolan went on to talk about his plan for Batman's third and possibly final outing:
"I just don't feel comfortable talking about it," the director added.
"My brother is working on the screenplay," Nolan confirmed to Empire Magazine. He continued: "We came up with a story that we are very excited about. We particularly like where we are taking the characters and what the ending is... There are things for me to be very excited about in addressing the characters again."
"the finishing of a story rather than infinitely blowing up the balloon and expanding the story."