Edward Nygma Archives

Paul Dano at the Showtime Emmy Eve Party at the San Vicente Bungalows on September 21, 2019 in West Hollywood, CA. Editorial credit: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com
To watch Edward Nygma slowly lose it onscreen will be a great delight The more time that passes, the more excited for The Batman I get This cast could elevate this one to something exceptional, and a great way to bring Bruce back to the big screen 2021 is shaping up to be a pretty[...]
Gotham Season 1 Recap: The Good. The Evil. The Beginning. (BC Rewind)
Gordon helps Bullock and lab tech Edward Nygma (Cory Michael Smith) bring an escaped Arkham inmate to justice and is reinstated to the GCPD for his troubles. Gotham really comes into its own halfway through the first season with the introduction of Dr Gerald Crane (Julian Sands), who is experimenting with human adrenal glands to make[...]
Cory Michael Smith
Edward Nygma (Corey Michael Smith) was part of the GCPD before killing people and befriends Penguin (Robin Lord Taylor), then he hooked up with Barbara Kean (Erin Richards) and the others until finally he's now with Grundy (Drew Powell) and Lee Thompkins (Morena Baccarin) The constant changing groups keep the dynamics changing as well. And we[...]
He and is partner are working for Ra's al Ghul (Alexander Siddig) and are being sent after Bruce Wayne (David Mazouz). The Riddles & Rhymes are two guys sent to rap/beat box a message to Oswald Cobblepot (Robin Lord Taylor) on behalf of Edward Nygma (Cory Michael Smith) The rap is a riddle about where they[...]
The Riddler
If not, scroll down and I'll give the answer. https://youtu.be/p7kvmXjJuD4Video can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: The Riddler's Riddle | Season 4 | GOTHAM (https://youtu.be/p7kvmXjJuD4) OK — as Gotham Season 4 begins, Edward Nygma (Cory Michael Smith) has embraced the name The Riddler and the green suit He's also been frozen solid and will be on display[...]
The thing I like most about Gotham is when they take a character like Oswald Cobblepot (Robin Lord Taylor) or Edward Nygma (Cory Michael Smith) and build them up slowly until they start to look like the comic book villains the Penguin and the Riddler… and then tear them back down before starting to build[...]
Cory Michael Smith Talks The Growth Of Edward Nygma
When Gotham returns on Monday, part of the focus will be on the continued growth of Edward Nygma into the Riddler The character has gone through a huge story arc from where he started as an awkward but basically good person to someone who has murdered at least two people But he's not all the[...]
Edward Nygma Vs Lucius Fox – Making The Riddler
This is something Edward Nygma (Cory Michael Smith) figures out and his search to find an adversary leads him to Lucius Fox (Chris Chalk) The video below sets up how the battle of minds between Nygma and Fox leads Edward to truly embrace his new moniker of The Riddler. Gotham returns April 24th to Fox. https://youtu.be/Fswc0ymZj18Video can't[...]
Riddler Takes Over As Gotham Return Nears
When Gotham returns from their winter hiatus, the series kicks into high gear with Edward Nygma (Cory Michael Smith) running the city after having killed Oswald Cobblepot (Robin Lord Taylor) But how far down the rabbit hole has Nygma gone? Is he still the former crime tech from the GCPD or is he now fully[...]
Paul Reubens Returns To Gotham
In a new clip from the upcoming return of Gotham, we see Oswald Cobblepot (Robin Lord Taylor) woken by a crashing sound only to find the framed
Robin Lord Taylor On How Defending Canon Doesn't Hide Homophobia
During the summer I got a chance to speak to both Robin Lord Taylor and Corey Michael Smith about their roles on Gotham and the friendship between Oswald Cobblepot and Edward Nygma They were both excited about the possibilities of the two interacting more in the third season Well, they are definitely interacting more as[...]
Oswald & Edward – Two Insane Oddballs
Two of the best characters from Gotham have to be Oswald Cobblepot (Robin Lord Taylor) and Edward Nygma (Cory Michael Smith) The relationship between the Penguin and the Riddler has been growing as the seasons progressed, starting with an awkward meeting in the GCPD squad room to them becoming best friends When I spoke with[...]
The Important Moments From Gotham – Better To Reign In Hell…
As the series progresses, the idea of Penguin as the king of Gotham will be revisited and where it was only done briefly and quietly in the second season, I think he will become well known and respected in the same was as Carmine Falcone by the end of this season. 3) The friendship between Cobblepot[...]
Robin Lord Taylor Talks Oswald Cobblepot And Gotham Season 3
It's how I see Oswald underneath it all and it was an amazing gift to be able to play him like that for those episodes. DW: One of the things that got fans excited in season two was the relationship between Oswald and Edward Nygma How do you see that relationship and how do you see[...]
Cory Michael Smith Talks Edward Nygma And Gotham Season 3
Here is the interview with Smith about playing Edward Nygma / The Riddler. DAN WICKLINE: I'm curious how you got the role I know you had done a lot of theater work prior to Gotham and maybe a TV show and a movie before that How did you get on the producers' radar? CORY MICHAEL SMITH: When[...]
Six Important Moments From Gotham – Mad Grey Dawn
He visits Butch Gilzean where he is tared and feathered, he swings by Edward Nygma's who wants nothing to do with the new Oswald and he finally ends up at his mother's grave There he just happens upon Elijah Van Dahl, his father Van Dahl takes him in immediately, brings him home to his family[...]
Riddle Me This – The Evolution Of A Villain
But one of the more fascinating storylines has been the evolution of Edward Nygma, mild-manner CSI, into the criminal master-mind The Riddler We've watched Cory Michael Smith go from the quirky crime scene investigator with a penchant for riddles into a killer with a psychotic break and now an obsession with Gordon The strength of[...]
Has Nygma Said Too Much? Latest Clip From Gotham Fall Finale
Alfred Pennyworth, Lucius Fox and Harvey Bullock try to convince Captain Barnes to go after Galavan with no luck, so the three talk about needing Jim Gordon… which leads to Edward Nygma's riddle compulsion causing him another potential problem Seems Lucius is pretty good at riddles too. Gotham airs Mondays at 8 PM on Fox. [youtube]https://youtu.be/Hxb55Cehsts[/youtube] [...]
Corey Michael Smith Talks The Changes For Edward Nygma On Gotham
That episode ended with Edward Nygma's date going horribly wrong and him killing Mrs Kringle Not the way to get a second date The first clip here is Ed waking up to discover that his "other half" took over and hid the body leaving a riddle for him to solve. The second clip has Corey Michael[...]
The Six Important Moments From Gotham – All Happy Families Are Alike
I'm sure all of that is going to work out just fine too. Bonus) Edward Nygma only gets a minute or two of air time this week, but it's quite the moment Mrs Kringle has figured out the clue he'd left in the fake note and then we basically watch as he has a psychotic break manifesting[...]
The Six Important Moments From Gotham – Under The Knife
When Edward Nygma sees bruises on Kringle, he gets involved He first tries to warn Dougherty off and the confronts him in front of the girl's house When Dougherty tries beating Nygma for interfering, the forensic expert stabs the cop… repeatedly And we see a certain level of insanity appear… the first true glimpse of[...]
Don't Forget About The Riddler – A New Gotham Featurette Enigma
Though it's still on hiatus, the folks at Fox don't want you to forget Gotham and all the crazies that live there so they have released this video centered on Edward Nygma played by Cory Michael Smith Here we see just show much the character has evolved over the course of the season and we[...]