Jonah Hill, Jeffrey Wright Up For “The Batman”

Jonah Hill Jeffrey Wright Up For The Batman

Jonah Hill and Jeffrey Wright have been attached to play The Riddler and Commissioner Gordon respectively in Matt Reeves’ “The Batman”.

Wright is in talks and Hill is set reports THR, Variety and Collider.

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.