The Batman Shows Paul Dano’s Riddler on Haunting Magazine Cover

Matt Reeves shared the latest cover of Total Film magazine on its official Twitter page, which is now going viral on the internet. The cover depicts Reeves’ next film The Batman characters in a spooky black and red aesthetic with The Riddler watching us from the background.

Artistic aesthetic coverage will be reserved for exclusive Total Film subscribers. The newsstand cover will still be Batman-related, but without the sleek red and black style. Both editions of the magazine are due out next week, with Reeves The Batman film which is scheduled for release on March 4.

As the release date of The Batman getting closer, Reeves has been active in sharing new details regarding his upcoming film and recently provided more information on what to expect. He recently said in an interview with MovieMaker that The Batman is “almost a horror movie” and pointed out that The Riddler in his film was inspired by the Zodiac Killer.


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The Riddler, or Edward Nygma, debuted in Detective Comics, later shortened to DC Comics, in 1948. He started out as a light-hearted, mischievous character with a penchant for tricks and pranks, but has since grown darker in recent years with the move towards gritty realism of the Batman universe. Still mischievous, but no longer so humorous, he has a selfish compulsion to leave riddles and riddles at the crime scene to prove his wits and cunning to Batman and the citizens of Gotham. It will be interesting to see Reeves’ take on this iconic villain in the upcoming film.

The Batman will feature Robert Pattinson as Batman, Zoe Kravitz like Selina Kyle, Paul Dano as Riddler, Colin Farrel like Penguin, Andy Serkis like Alfred Pennyworth, Jeffrey Wright like James Gordon, and more. Keep an eye out for the movie on March 4.

In the meantime, take a look at the upcoming Total Film magazine covers:

The official synopsis for the film is as follows:

Two years of stalking the streets as Batman, striking fear into the hearts of criminals, led Bruce Wayne deep into the shadows of Gotham City. With only a few trusted allies – Alfred Pennyworth, Lt. James Gordon – among the city’s corrupt network of officials and high-profile figures, the lone vigilante has established himself as the sole embodiment of revenge among his fellow citizens.

When a killer targets Gotham’s elite with a series of sadistic schemes, a trail of cryptic clues sends the world’s greatest detective on an investigation into the underworld, where he encounters characters such as Selina Kyle/aka Catwoman , Oswald Cobblepot/aka the Penguin, Carmine Falcone and Edward Nashton/aka the Riddler. As the evidence begins to close in on them and the extent of the perpetrator’s plans become clear, Batman must forge new relationships, unmask the culprit, and bring justice to the abuse of power and corruption that is rampant. long time in Gotham City.

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