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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 /

Paul Dano Feels Very Confident In The Batman Script

He is playing The Riddler in the movie and was on set with new Batman Robert Pattinson and director Matt Reeves when the Hollywood shutdown began While what happens in The Batman is a big-time secret, Dano told The Playlist that he was taken aback and shocked by how good the script for the new[...]

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"The Batman": Paul Dano Eyed for The Riddler

Variety reports the role as the Riddler, but the studio won’t confirm.[caption id="attachment_1104428" align="aligncenter" width="1280"] Showtime[/caption]The Dano casting news comes on the heels of Jonah Hill pulling out of the project Variety speculates Dano may have been Hill’s backup choice for The Riddler and Warner Bros had the offer set for Dano once Hill pulled[...]

Batman: Kings of Fear #1 cover by Kelley Jones and Michelle Madsen

Batman: Kings of Fear #1 Review – The Archetypal Batman Comic, for Better and Worse

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Batman ambushes and captures the Joker once again. He brings the Clown Prince back to Arkham Asylum, though Joker pokes and prods at the Dark Knight the entire way there. Upon arrival, a doctor further gives Batman hell for his methods of capturing the Joker. However, a prison break occurs, and Riddler, […]

Batgirl vs. the Riddler #1 cover by Rafael Albuquerque and Dave McCaig

Batgirl vs. the Riddler #1 Review: Ed Nigma the Nice Guy

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]Batgirl receives a tape recording from the Riddler that informs her that four hostages have been spread across Burnside by the Riddler Nigma was told by the Joker about the impending marriage between Batman and Catwoman Consequently, the Riddler has now been thinking about finding a love of his own, and his sights have[...]

Deathstroke #25 cover by Ryan Sook

Deathstroke #25 Review: What Is Evil?

Vandal Savage leads the prosecution against Slade, and the Riddler is his defense attorney The Society wants to know if this act was fair play, and the only way they can do this is to test if Slade Wilson is still evil.[caption id="attachment_741250" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Deathstroke #25 cover by Ryan Sook[/caption]That premise might seem a[...]


Gotham Season 4 – Looking For Clues In The New Cast Image

Between the Riddler and Bruce is the only truly new character in the image, Sofia Falcone (Reed) who might be there to show her split between good and evil.On the right hand side of the image you have Alfred Pennyworth (Sean Pertwee), Lucius Fox (Chris Chalk), Harvey Bullock (Donal Logue) and Dr Leslie Thompkins (Baccarin)[...]

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Gotham Season 4 Releases The Riddler's Riddle

Or what they call The Riddler's Riddle It's not a particularly difficult one and they do give you the answer if you are paying attention But they don't just come out and tell you Want to give it as shot? Watch the video I'm sure most of you will get it If not, scroll down[...]

A Batman Hater Reviews Batman #25: No One Understands My Pain (Or My Mad Stacks)

The Joker is on yet another rampage, and the Riddler is behind bars.Nygma manages to break out and heads directly to the Joker, proposing an alliance against the Batman The Joker can’t laugh because his life has become too predictable, and the Riddler’s quizzical obsession now feels pathetic since Batman can solve them with ease[...]

Batman #25 Review: The Riddler And Joker Team Up To Wreak Havoc

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]The Riddler is one of my favorite Batman rogues His brains and penchant for riddles are what drew me in initially The Joker is at the other end of that spectrum for me He is not, and never will be, one of my favorite villains That's not to say he isn't appreciated — I[...]

Riddler Takes Over As Gotham Return Nears

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 the Riddler And how does Barbara Kean (Erin Richards) play into his future? Plus what is happening with Bruce Wayne (David Mazouz) and Selina Kyle (Camren Bicondova)? DC All Access[...]

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[...]

Writers Reset The Table With Gotham – Into The Woods

Oh, and the revolving door at Arkham spun once more, taking in The Riddler and spitting out Barbara Kean All the pieces put back into place, except Nygma, as they were when the second half of the season started And I'm not sure the writers earned that.With the ending of the episode, the net result[...]

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[...]

Geoff Johns Talks Batman: Earth One Volume 2

and according to Johns when you have a lot of questions, you need The Riddler So the villains for the second novel are The Riddler and a completely re-imagined Killer Croc Johns also let slip that the third volume is already underway and will likely be released early next year.Here is Johns talking to Tiffany[...]

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 […]

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And also reveals that supervillain prisons keep their costumes in a handy locker, ready for any escapes.The Riddler gives us a story of a man carrying out his plan to the letter.. but his hat does seem to turn a sound effect into a question...Mongul revisits the very special flowers introduced by Alan Moore[...]