A source has revealed that Jonah Hill is in negotiations to play The Riddler in Matt Reeves’ The Batman.
For weeks, there have been speculations that Hill was the frontrunner to play the antagonist known as The Penguin. The character is one of Batman’s biggest enemies, a Gotham City mobster and crime boss.
Director Matt Reeves also wrote the screenplay for The Batman and will produce alongside Dylan Clark.
Jonah Hill Feldstein is an American actor, director, producer, screenwriter, and comedian known for roles in Hollywood movies Superbad (2007), Knocked Up (2007), 21 Jump Street (2012) and 22 Jump Street (2014).
Hill was among Forbes’ world’s highest-paid actors from June 2014 to June 2015. He was most recently seen in The Beach Bum.