May 22, 2024 4:21 am

The Dark Knight Rises Writer Explains Why The Riddler Did Not Appear in the Batman Movie
The Dark Knight Rises Writer Explains Why The Riddler Did Not Appear in the Batman Movie

The Dark Knight Rises Writer Explains Why The Riddler Did Not Appear in the Batman Movie

The Dark Knight Rises could have featured the Riddler, but a shift in genre saw the idea dropped when Christopher and Jonathan Nolan decided to go a slightly different way that left the character out of the picture. Although the Riddler had already appeared in Batman Forever (played in a maniacally gleeful way by Jim Carrey), and would do so again in Matt Reeves The Batman (portrayed in a much more grounded way by Paul Dano), Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy never used the character.

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​Jonathan Nolan has explained how the Riddler was a possible villain for the last of Christopher Nolan’s Batman movies. Read More