Ben Affleck first made an appearance as Batman in Batman V Superman back in 2016. The movie was directed by Zack Snyder and is a part of DCEU. He defied all the expectations of the fans in the movie. Ben Affleck brought a dark and tormented version of Batman on our screens. Batman and Superman fight is considered to be the best fight in the history of DC Movies. Also, Affleck’s Batman is the most realistic one.
In 2017, Ben Affleck appeared in the Justice League movie by Zack Snyder. However, fans were disappointed with the movie because there were multiple scenes missing. Fans started a movement to release Zack Snyder’s Justice League original version. Characters were not properly introduced in the movie. It is finally happening, Justice League Snyder Cut will release on HBO Max in 2021. This Synder cut will introduce Iris West, Cyborg’s mother, and Martian Manhunter.
In 2018, Affleck’s marriage ended with Jennifer Garner which had a huge emotional impact on Affleck’s life. In 2019, He confirmed that he is retiring as Batman and won’t be appearing in future Zack Snyder Projects. He struggled with alcoholism after the divorce and feared that he will drink himself to death. Now, Robert Pattinson’s Batman movie is in the making directed by Matt Reeves. It is a solo movie of Batman and a soft reboot of Batman in the DCEU.
Recently, #BATFLECK hashtag went trending on Twitter. Fans were demanding the return of Ben Affleck as Batman.
Ben Affleck Returning as Batman
According to The Culture Nerd, their sources at TCN stated that Ben Affleck has signed a new contract and will be returning as Batman in future projects of Zach Snyder.
It will be officially announced at either Justice Con or DC Fandome.
Masab Farooque is a Tech Geek, Writer, and Founder at The Panther Tech. He is also a lead game developer at 10StaticStudios.
When he is not writing, he is mostly playing video games