Johnny Depp to play The Riddler?

Johnny DeppRumors continue to swirl as to who will be cast in the next Batman movie. Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman is said to be the front-runner to play The Penguin, while Johnny Depp is said to be up for the role of The Riddler. The Dark Knight director Christopher Nolan, as well as Christian Bale, have not ruled out doing more Batman films, and are said to be open for anything.

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  1. Person #1 • August 5, 2008 @ 11:45 AM

    What the hell?!? The rumors keep changing, before it was jolie as catwoman now its PSH and Depp as the riddler and penguin. I like the johnny depp idea but not penguin. In fact, the director (Chris Nolan) himself said he wouldnt want penguin in the series cause he wouldnt fit. He also said that riddler would probably be the next villain with david tennant probably playing the role. I would rather have Depp as mad hatter or he might not do bad as a replacment for the joker. (just maybe)

  2. Anonymous • August 5, 2008 @ 11:48 AM

    Catwoman is getting her own movie, shes not going to be in the batman ones. You know… like the article said, and Jolie is still rumored to play her…you just need to relax and read things more carefully.

  3. Nancy • August 5, 2008 @ 12:45 PM

    “The Dark Knight director Christopher Nolan, as well as Christian Bale, have not ruled out doing more Batman films, and are said to be open for anything.”

    I should hope they haven’t ruled it out! I mean, what is the total of The Dark Knight so far, close to 1/2 billion $…????? You would have to be TOTALLY off your rocker to rule it out!!!

  4. sk8tergirl • August 5, 2008 @ 12:52 PM

    Wow lots of rumors are going around about the next Batman movie.

  5. Beast • August 5, 2008 @ 12:58 PM

    I hope Johnny plays the riddler, as for another villian they should have poison ivy. that would be awsome!
    Turn the Batman Green!

  6. Spidey • August 5, 2008 @ 1:42 PM

    lately, these BATMAN prequels keeps getting better and better. it doesn’t matter which villain it is but both Angelina Jolie, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Johnny Depp will be a BIT better cast than Michelle Pfeiffer, Danny Devito and Jim Carrey. Heath Ledger…NUFF SAID!!!

  7. jack • August 5, 2008 @ 1:44 PM

    who care who play s the parts, as long as there good thats all that matters.

  8. Bubbles • August 5, 2008 @ 4:28 PM

    I don’t like Depp, but I think he could bring the Riddler to a new level

  9. ComicNut • August 5, 2008 @ 7:36 PM

    Depp is a Great choice… PSH as penguin?? i dont know he might Shart in the movie… but before we get to see them in action Superman and Batman Movie in 2010…

  10. Person #1 • August 5, 2008 @ 9:27 PM

    catwoman isnt getting her own movie so stop lying anonymous

  11. Jo-Anne. • August 5, 2008 @ 9:30 PM

    I’d definitely be up for seeing Hoffman as the Penguin and Depp as the Riddler

  12. jack • August 6, 2008 @ 9:54 AM

    Person #1, it has already been said she’s getting her own movie.

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