Ben Affleck Reportedly Not Ready to Commit to Batman Franchise


There have been no scarcity of rumors swirling round Ben Affleck and his upcoming film The Batman, with some reviews claiming he is bailing on the franchise and others claiming he is staying put. At this time a brand new report has surfaced which indicated each stances, claiming that, for now, Ben Affleck is starring in The Batman however he’s presently not sure if he desires to decide to the franchise or not. Here is what an unidentified supply needed to say concerning the scenario.

“The current Batman continues to be Affleck. A change in cowl won’t occur publicly till Ben is formally gone, and he’s presently The Batman. However like we’ve stated, it is a negotiation factor proper now. Not cash, however appearances and inventive. Ben is not desirous to vacate, however not desirous to commit totally.”

Whereas this report has but to be confirmed by the studio, it isn’t shocking, contemplating the entire backwards and forwards we have heard about Ben Affleck doubtlessly leaving the franchise. Ben Affleck was initially slated to direct The Batman from a script he co-wrote with Geoff Johns, however he finally stepped down as director with Matt Reeves coming aboard. The filmmaker confirmed that he has scrapped the script written by Affleck and Johns and is ranging from scratch, however no story particulars are confirmed.

There have been rumors that the brand new Batman actor might the truth is be Jake Gyllenhaal, who’s rumored to be a “lock” for the position ought to Ben Affleck formally half methods with the franchise, however that hasn’t been confirmed. Different rumored contenders embody Jon Hamm, with some even wanting the unique Batman, Michael Keaton, to return to don the cape and cowl. Nonetheless, nothing has been confirmed but, however with manufacturing starting in the summertime of 2018, hopefully we’ll get some official particulars on the mission sooner quite than later.

Warner Bros. nonetheless hasn’t set a launch date for The Batman fairly but, however these particulars could possibly be unveiled sooner quite than later. It’s also believed that Joe Manganiello continues to be hooked up to play Deathstroke, however that is not confirmed both. You’ll be able to head on over to Revenge of the Followers for his or her full report.

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