"I have been deeply honoured to inhabit this character. It was a massive undertaking. Physically, emotionally, every way," the actor admitted.
He also said of filming the end of Nolan's Batman saga: "Suddenly we were in the final throes. I sat down and asked for a little space. I stared at the cowl for a good long moment and thought, 'Man, this one really took on a life of its own'."