The Riddler Casting Thread

Discussion in 'The Batman' started by Harry Dresden, May 28, 2014.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Kane52630 TURBO KILLER USER

    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2009
    Messages:
    102,571
    Likes Received:
    13,337
  2. Nemeres Easy, miss. I've got you.

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2011
    Messages:
    5,173
    Likes Received:
    407
    [​IMG]

    Cunanan himself.
     
  3. Invader Joker Registered

    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2012
    Messages:
    5,698
    Likes Received:
    3,797
    He's so good he should play Joker.
     
  4. jolldan Registered

    Joined:
    Mar 6, 2014
    Messages:
    3,683
    Likes Received:
    3,620
    1st Pick.
    [​IMG]
    After seeing the character how he played Victor Frankenstein I think he would be a great fit for the character and his time in Split & Glass have shown he can act his backside off.

    2nd Pick.
    [​IMG]
    Visually of the three I think Redmayne might look the most like The Riddler, plus he's all round good actor. The only thing im not too sure about is Im not sure I've ever seen him in a villainous role.

    3rd. Pick
    [​IMG]
    Originally he was my first pick for Riddler, watch House for a few episodes and its very easy to see how you could turn that character in to a great Riddler. The only reason he's dropped to 3rd is simply so much time has passed that I doubt he'd do and he will be turning 60 in a few days.
     
  5. Iceman Daffy Duck Vs The Joker

    Joined:
    Dec 27, 2005
    Messages:
    151,919
    Likes Received:
    31,546
    I am so ready for other Bat villains like Riddler and Penguin to get Ledger level treatment so we can get definitive versions on film. Not to say that Devito and Carrey weren’t entertaining lol, but time for more serious versions.
     
    #355 Iceman, Jun 7, 2019
    Last edited: Aug 16, 2019
    AcidRain likes this.
  6. Micromind New World New Rules

    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2009
    Messages:
    24,770
    Likes Received:
    7,196
    Nicholas Hoult as Riddler.

    [​IMG]
     
    TMP98 likes this.
  7. Micromind New World New Rules

    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2009
    Messages:
    24,770
    Likes Received:
    7,196
  8. Gothamsknight Registered

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2016
    Messages:
    6,085
    Likes Received:
    6,090
    Hoult and McAvoy are my top picks for Riddler!
     
  9. CaptainWagner Not Today

    Joined:
    May 29, 2014
    Messages:
    8,599
    Likes Received:
    1,634
    Lakieth Stanfield, Nicholas Hoult and Darren Criss are all great suggestions. I'd also add Iwan Rheon to the mix:

    [​IMG]
     
    FatRobin likes this.
  10. Astro13Zombie Registered

    Joined:
    May 28, 2008
    Messages:
    9,178
    Likes Received:
    1,399
    I like Hoult but he’s a bit of a boring choice for The Riddler imo

    I really like Lakieth Stanfield for the part.
    He’d be fantastic.
     
  11. AcidRain Registered

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2019
    Messages:
    84
    Likes Received:
    42
    To me, the definitive Riddler on film is still Frank Gorshin. I would like to see some of his wormy and frenetic characteristics worked into this next film version, but in a more subtle, nuanced, and visual manner. Frankly, I find most of the casting suggestions here to be stupefyingly dull.
     
    Art Vandelay likes this.
  12. Kane52630 TURBO KILLER USER

    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2009
    Messages:
    102,571
    Likes Received:
    13,337
    No problem..

    [​IMG]
     
  13. Eddie Dean Mr. Jackpots

    Joined:
    Oct 20, 2005
    Messages:
    11,855
    Likes Received:
    2,708
  14. SwordOfMorning Guyliner Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2019
    Messages:
    1,297
    Likes Received:
    1,774
    Lakeith Stanfield is THE choice, overall.

    However, if Riddler isn't the big bad of the film (or at least not obviously so) and they were to draw on Riddler stories which portray him as more of a spineless, narcissistic creep (Long Halloween/Dark Victory are clearly going to be influences and Loeb's take on Riddler is less than dignified) then Kieran Culkin would do a wonderful job.
     
    Rorschach2012 likes this.
  15. thebatfan5194 Registered

    Joined:
    Jan 13, 2016
    Messages:
    2,144
    Likes Received:
    829
    Jimmi Simpson!

    [​IMG]
     
    hellblazer103 and Rorschach2012 like this.
  16. Kane52630 TURBO KILLER USER

    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2009
    Messages:
    102,571
    Likes Received:
    13,337
  17. Gamma Goliath Engine of Destruction

    Joined:
    Jan 17, 2009
    Messages:
    13,175
    Likes Received:
    1,297
    Tennant is a bit too on the nose imo.
     
  18. Invader Joker Registered

    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2012
    Messages:
    5,698
    Likes Received:
    3,797
    Doesn't make him any less perfect
     
    DOBSON10 likes this.
  19. Gamma Goliath Engine of Destruction

    Joined:
    Jan 17, 2009
    Messages:
    13,175
    Likes Received:
    1,297
    Eh, theres a list of others I'd take long before him.
     
  20. Kane52630 TURBO KILLER USER

    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2009
    Messages:
    102,571
    Likes Received:
    13,337
  21. Invader Joker Registered

    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2012
    Messages:
    5,698
    Likes Received:
    3,797
  22. Tg11 Registered

    Joined:
    Dec 19, 2014
    Messages:
    8,652
    Likes Received:
    623
    Taron Egerton
     
  23. Eddie Dean Mr. Jackpots

    Joined:
    Oct 20, 2005
    Messages:
    11,855
    Likes Received:
    2,708
    Earon Tgerton
     
  24. craigaat World's Greatest Spy

    Joined:
    May 26, 2005
    Messages:
    2,587
    Likes Received:
    228
    Adam Driver
     
  25. Gothamsknight Registered

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2016
    Messages:
    6,085
    Likes Received:
    6,090
    Driver would be phenomenal!
     
    craigaat likes this.
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice
  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice
monitoring_string = "afb8e5d7348ab9e99f73cba908f10802"