BEN AFFLECK TO LEAVE DCEU
Following quite a while of speculation, another report reveals that Ben Affleck is venturing down as Batman, with the actor giving The Batman his blessing on social media.
When sharing the report Affleck wrote, “Excited for The Batman in Summer 2021 and to see Matt Reeves’ vision wake up.”
NO OFFICIAL CONFIRMATION YET
Warner Bros. is yet to address this officially. However, Affleck sharing the article indicated at his official affirmation. It is unknown if a future film which requires a Bruce Wayne closer to Affleck’s age could see the actor return in some limit.
Batman has been a standout amongst DC’s most famous characters. He has been adapted to different movies dating back to Adam West’s Batman: The Movie in 1966. Regardless of his popular culture prominence, the upcoming experience has been the wellspring of quite a bit of fan speculation.
Man of Steel started the shared universe in 2013, setting the state of mind of the upcoming arrangement of hero films. Ben Affleck appeared as Batman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. The film was a box office hit, yet earned poor reviews. Batman was once again in Justice League. It won comparatively good reviews while neglecting to make a gouge in the cinema world.
In the midst of the negative responses to the DCEU films, rumours started to whirl that Affleck would have liked to discreetly desert the superhero franchise. He was earlier connected to compose and direct The Batman, but he gave over the leadership to Reeves, referring to that it would be tiring to coordinate while also starring.
In the months since Reeves has assumed control over the task, reports have guaranteed the film would concentrate on a more youthful Bruce Wayne, likely requiring another actor to assume control from Affleck. Were this the case, and with no other Batman-related projects affirmed, Affleck could hang up the cowl for good.
Prior today, director Reeves shared new insights concerning his vision for The Batman.
“What it will be called ultimately, I don’t know. Aquaman is going to be very different from the Todd Phillips Joker movie. And that’s going to be different from Shazam and Harley Quinn,” Reeves shared with The Hollywood Reporter. “Warners believes they don’t have to try to develop a giant slate that has to have all the plans for how it’s going to connect. What they need to try and do is make good movies with these characters.”
The Batman will be landing in theaters on June 25, 2021.