Yeah, that's right. I'm leading with OMG news because it's official and technically from the horse's mouth in both cases and it qualifies.
Christopher Nolan spoke to the Hero Complex blog over at the LA Times and he confirmed a few facts. First up, the title, The Dark Knight Rises, showing that it is indeed continuing where the last film left off. And the article contains some big news, the Riddler won't be the villain in the feature as assumed by the entire Internet. No reveal on who though. Let's be patient on this, it'll be very hard to top Heath Ledger's Joker. The movie will not be in 3D but will be shot in HD using IMAX cameras. Great choice!
Moving on to features where 3D actually counts and is needed, James Cameron has said that his next two films will be Avatar 2 and Avatar 3. There are release dates that come along this announcement. The second sequel is scheduled for December 2014 and the third in the trilogy will be released a year after on December 2015. Think of the gap between Titanic and Avatar, this is genuine progress!
Bonus Link of the Day: Excellent interview on Michael Caine over at TIME who will, incidentally, be in the next Batman. Love his succinct interpretation and take on Inception.