Life Paul Dano is playing in new Batman film By weekster Posted on October 19, 2019 1 min read Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Paul Dano (35) has been added to the cast of The Batman, The Hollywood Reporter reports Thursday evening. The actor will play the role of the enigmatic villain The Riddler. The actor is known for films such as Little Miss Sunshine (2006), There Will Be Blood (2007) and 12 Years A Slave (2013). In The Batman, he faces Robert Pattinson, who plays the role of the superhero, and Zoë Kravitz, who plays the character Catwoman. Earlier it was announced that Jonah Hill would eventually not participate in the project, after conversations between him and film studio Warner Bros. had ended in nothing.