Johnny Depp Addresses 'Batman 3’ Riddler Rumors

FROM MTV MOVIES: While director Christopher Nolan's future with the Batman franchise is very much up in the air, speculation surrounding a follow-up to last year's "The Dark Knight" continues unabated. One persistent rumor — perhaps fan-created — is the possibility of Johnny Depp joining the cast as the Riddler.

When MTV News caught up with the actor while he was promoting his upcoming Michael Mann film "Public Enemies," Depp told us he's open to taking on the role of the puzzle-hurling villain.


"If the opportunity came, I'd definitely juggle it," he said.

For more of Johnny Depp's thoughts on playing The Riddler, head over to Movies.MTV.com.