By Kelby Vera For Dailymail.com
Published: 19:36 BST, 17 October 2019 | Updated: 19:50 BST, 17 October 2019
The Batman has another new villain.
Paul Dano is now set to play The Riddler, according to Variety. News has yet to be confirmed by the studio, however.
The 35-year-old actor is set to play opposite leading man Robert Pattinson, who has been cast as the caped crusader.
Riddle me this: Paul Dano will be playing the villainous Riddler in The Batman. Seen above at September's Emmys
The Riddler has quite a storied history, first appearing in DC comics in 1948
It was previously reported that actor/director Jonah Hill turned down the role of The Riddler after extensive negotiations.
Insiders think an offer for Dano was already ready once Hill finally