The Riddler is the main antagonist in the movie The Batman. This character has quite a lot of interesting details. What is that?
Find out below!
1. The Riddler is Edward Nashton who really loves puzzles
Edward Nashton (Paul Dano) was originally an orphan at the Gotham Orphanage, and was a lover of puzzles. His intense love of puzzles is the reason why he is shunned by other friends.
His obsession with puzzles stems from an obsessive need to tell the truth that he developed during his abusive childhood. At that time his parents repeatedly accused their son of lying and cheating.
2. Edward Nashton turned criminal and terrorist loved to give puzzles
Edward Nashton was fond of puzzles and puzzles from a young age, but an unhappy childhood led him to become a criminal as he grew up. These have created a double pathology for Riddler, he feels compelled to commit crimes and engage in deceitful acts, while at the same time seeking to hide the truth of his crimes behind the guise of evil deeds. Riddle.
Based on Before The Batman: An Original Movie Novel, Edward Nashton becomes the Riddler after burning down the Gotham Orphanage due to the bad memories he received there. After setting fire to the orphanage, he is happy to leave clues and pass the puzzle to the police – who are trying to solve this case.
In The Batman, he always leaves puzzles to show the plan before acting and Batman’s task is to rely on clues to grasp the plot of this villain.
3. Riddlers target Gotham’s supreme rulers and wealthy people to uncover Gotham’s secrets
Riddler’s initial dialogue is about revealing Gotham and its secrets, because that’s what Riddler is after. He targets the supreme rulers and rich people in Gotham City and then gives clues in every action.
And Bruce Wayne – the surviving son of the wealthy Wayne family is also a target.
4. Like the Zodiac Killer, Riddler wears glasses over his mask
Riddler in The Batman movie is inspired by the famous original killer in world history, Zodiac Killer.
One of the interesting things about the similarities between the killer in the movie and in real life is that Riddler’s outfit is made to resemble the Zodiac Killer, such as the use of glasses on the mask. Or are the characteristics of leaving clues and puzzles at the scene similar.