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Riddler is already popular on screen after Jim Carrey did the role in 1995's Batman Forever and Frank Gorshin, who died in 2005, played the part on TV. Hollywood gossips have claimed that both Johnny Depp and Eddie Murphy are being considered for the role. Caine, who starred both in Batman Begins and The Dark Knight, has no idea who will be cast.
However, the British star is hoping for a performance to rival Heath Ledger's Oscar-winning portrayal of The Joker in The Dark Knight. "I thought it (The Joker character) was going to be a tough job for anyone who played the role after Jack Nicholson (in 1989's Batman). Now Heath is the Joker," Contactmusic quoted Caine as telling People magazine.