Paul Dano Cast as The Riddler in THE BATMAN (UPDATED!)

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Photo by SYSPEO/SIPA/REX/Shutterstock Director Paul Dano 'Wildlife' photocall, 71st Cannes Film Festival

UPDATE: According to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, THE BATMAN‘s version of The Riddler (Paul Dano, see below) will be named Edward Nashton — his original name from the comics — instead of Edward Nigma.

Also per the trade, Dano was nominated for an Emmy for his role in Escape at Dannemora. The actor directed, co-wrote and produced the critically acclaimed film Wildlife. His other film credits include Love and MercyPrisoners12 Years a SlaveThere Will Be BloodLittle Miss Sunshine,Youth and Okja, and others.

I don’t now much about the guy personally, but he has an impressive resume and kinda looks the part.

The original post is below. – Jett

It’s being reported that Paul Dano has been cast as The Riddler in THE BATMAN. Stay tuned. – Bill “Jett” Ramey