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Justin Timberlake Wants to Play the Riddler



Riddle me this, film fans.

Justin Timberlake would love to play the famed villain, the Riddler, to Ben Affleck's Batman, he recently divulged in a radio interview.

Speaking to radio station Fresh 102.7's Jim & Kim Morning Show on Tuesday, Timberlake, 32, confessed that playing the bad guy sounds like a fun proposition, but don't even suggest that he'd be a fabulous cast as Robin in the 2015 sequel, Man of Steel.

"I ain't playin' Robin. I have no aspiration to ever be a superhero in a movie," Timberlake said. "Now, villain! I'll tell you the villain I want to play more than anything because I grew up loving Batman, funny enough, is the Riddler."


Why go for a part as the evil nemesis with a penchant for word play? "The Riddler was like a sociopath," Timberlake explained. "He was proper crazy. So if I'm gonna play crazy, I wanna play proper crazy… I'm ready. The Riddler. Give me a call!"

Timberlake had nothing but praise for Affleck in the title role, even as some have criticized the Academy Award-winning actor-director, 41, as all wrong for the part.

"Ben Affleck as Batman. I like it," said Timberlake, who appears alongside him in the film Runner Runner. "I think he's a brilliant filmmaker. "I think he's an extreme talent so he could surprise a lot of people."


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