This latest casting news might be a lot for you to swallow.

The Dark Knight actor Eric Roberts will star in the forthcoming horror film Human Centipede 3, according to Entertainment Weekly. We have three words: Why, Eric? Why?!

We're actually not sure which is more shocking: The fact that a respected actor is willing to star in the film, or the fact that enough people have seen the first two Human Centipede movies in order to warrant a trilogy.

Also appearing in the sure-to-be classy film is Bree Olsen, who is known from her porn career and as one of Charlie Sheen's former "godesses."

For those of you lucky people out there who are unfamiliar with the Human Centipede franchise, let's just say it is about the connecting of human orifices that, uh, should not be connected.

Hopefully, Human Centipede 3 will be clearing up all the unanswered questions posed by Human Centipede 2.

Eric has had an up-and-down career, with the peak being his Oscar nomination for the 1985 film Runaway Train.

More recently, he has appeared in films like The Expendables.

He is also known as the sister of Oscar winner Julia Roberts and the father of actress Emma Roberts.

We can only assume Eric is getting a truckload of money for this movie. At least, we hope he is.

Will he get another Oscar nomination for this role? We shall see.

Source: EW