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Eddie Murphy Possibly Set for The Riddler in 'Batman 3'

December 18, 2008 (2:06 am) GMT
Words are, comedian Eddie Murphy has been signed up to be the villain in 'The Dark Knight' sequel, while Shia LaBeouf could be the next Robin.

is The Riddler in "Batman 3", so claimed The Sun. According to the British publication, the "" actor has been signed by director Christopher Nolan to carry out The Riddler, a villainous character once made famous by in 1995's "Batman Forever", in the sequel of "".

On the speculation over the actor's possible involvement, an insider stated, "Eddie's a fantastic addition. Everyone's excited to see what he does as the Riddler." If this casting report is proven to be true, it will put off the circulation rumor that "Pirates of the Caribbean" actor is in the forefront run for the part.

Apart from breaking out that Eddie could be attached to the next Batman installment movie, The Sun also reported that "" star could be the next Robin in "Batman 3", while and will reprise their roles as Bruce Wayne and his assistant Alfred. Nonetheless, Warner Bros. has yet to give any comments on all of these speculations.

Previously, it has also been rumored that is one of the potential actresses, beside and , to play Catwoman in the third of the proposed "Batman" trilogy which started with "". Up to date, no word has been shared from Rachel, her camp or even the studio over the rumor.

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