Jonah Hill and Jeffrey Wright have been attached to play The Riddler and Commissioner Gordon respectively in Matt Reeves’ “The Batman”.
Reeves’ story is said to be character-driven noir piece focusing heavily on Batman (Robert Pattinson) as the world’s greatest detective. As a result there’s rumors of there being multiple villains in the movie and there’s previously been talk of a potential “Long Halloween” style story.
Wright follows in the footsteps of Pat Hingle, Gary Oldman, and J.K. Simmons who’ve played the role on the big screen, while Hill takes a part previously played by Jim Carrey.
“The Batman” is scheduled to open June 25th 2021.