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Haley Bennett might be the new Catwoman if you believe her cryptic Instagram messages

Ah, Instagram. The birthplace of food selfies, terrible filters and movie stars posting cryptic messages to tease us all. It turns out The Magnificent Seven’s Hayley Bennett likes to play that game too – hinting with a trio of images that she might be the latest actress to don the spandex catsuit of Catwoman.

A photo posted by Haley Bennett (@halolorraine)

A photo posted by on on Jan 31, 2017 at 11:35am PST

The images range from subtle to scratching your nails on a chalkboard and screaming "I AM CATWOMAN!" whilst stealing some diamonds. This could be suggest that Catwoman may make an appearance in The Batman or, more likely, Gotham City Sirens alongside Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy.

This is me now. @garrennewyork

A photo posted by @halolorraine on Jan 31, 2017 at 2:07pm PST

Hayley Bennett is certainly getting into her rumoured role, cutting off her flowing locks in favour of a Selina Kyle-esque short, smart bob.

Meow

A photo posted by @halolorraine on Jan 31, 2017 at 5:50pm PST

Major props for that sushi image, too. Cats liking fish equals Hayley Bennett confirmed as Catwoman. Now that’s journalism. Meow, indeed.

Image: Instagram/Haley Bennett

Bradley Russell

I'm the Entertainment Writer here at GamesRadar+, focusing on news, features, and interviews with some of the biggest names in film and TV. On-site, you'll find me marveling at Marvel and providing analysis and room temperature takes on the newest films, Star Wars and, of course, anime. Outside of GR, I love getting lost in a good 100-hour JRPG, Warzone, and kicking back on the (virtual) field with Football Manager. My work has also been featured in OPM, FourFourTwo, and Game Revolution.