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.
Back in July, The Culture Nerd and their sources at TCN stated that Ben Affleck has signed a new contract and will be returning as Batman. Now the project is confirmed, it’s the Flash official solo movie. He will be returning as The Batman in the Flash 2020 movie. In 2018, Affleck’s marriage ended with Jennifer Garner which had a huge emotional impact on Affleck’s life. In 2019, he announced that he is retiring as Batman and won’t be appearing on the big screens anymore.
He’s a very substantial part of the emotional impact of the movie. The interaction and relationship between Barry and Affleck’s Wayne will bring an emotional level that we haven’t seen before,” the director added. “It’s Barry’s movie, it’s Barry’s story, but their characters are more related than we think. They both lost their mothers to murder, and that’s one of the emotional vessels of the movie. That’s where the Affleck Batman kicks in.
Currently, there are three different actors playing The Batman in the latest DC Movies. Ben Affleck in the Zack Snyder’s Justice League, Robert Pattinson in the latest DCEU Batman Movie and Michael Keaton in the Flash Solo Movie. In the Flash 2022 movie, both Ben Affleck and Michael Keaton Batman will appear. Pattinson’s Batman is basically a reboot of The Batman in DCEU.
What Barbara Muschietti said about Ben Affleck?
Barbara Muschietti is the producer of the upcoming DCEU Flash movie. She told vanity fair:
There have been some all sorts of stories and things he said himself about having a very hard time playing Batman, and it had been difficult for him,” she said. “I think it was more about a difficult time in his life. When we approached him, he’s now in a very different time in his life. He was very open to it, which was a bit of a surprise to us. It was a question mark. We are all human and go through great times in our lives and terrible times in our lives,” she added. “Right now he’s in a place where he can actually enjoy being Batman.” Plus, he doesn’t have to carry the entire movie. “It’s a pivotal role, but at the same time it’s a fun part,
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