Justice League Mortal Images Reveal New Look At Armie Hammer’s Unused Batman Costume Design

Armie Hammer Justice League Mortal BatmanNew concept art from George Miller’s canceled Justice League Mortal film reveals a brand new look at a design for Armie Hammer’s unused Batman costume.

Way back in 2007 — long before the DCEU came to be — Mad Max: Fury Road director George Miller was set to helm his own Justice League film titled Justice League Mortal. The project itself made it all the way through pre-production before it was ultimately scrapped by Warner Bros. just before production began in 2007. Armie Hammer himself was set to star as Batman in the film.

Although Armie Hammer did not get his chance to play Batman on the big screen yet, the actor is one of the top picks amongst fans to replace Ben Affleck who exited the role of the Caped Crusader recently. Plot details have yet to be revealed, however, Matt Reeves’ project will feature a younger Batman donning the cape and cowl.

In addition to Armie Hammer, the studio had assembled a cast that included Grammy and Academy Award winner Common as John Stewart aka Green Lantern, Santiago Cabrera (Heroes) as Aquaman, D.J. Cotrona as Superman, Megan Gale as Wonder Woman, Jay Baruchel as Maxwell Lord, Teresa Palmer as Talia Al Ghul, with The Flash played by Adam Brody who is best known for his role on The O.C., FOX’s teen drama that ran for four seasons from 2003-2007.

So what do you think of this unused Batsuit design for Armie Hammer’s Batman from Justice League Mortal? Do you hope Armie Hammer will get his chance to play Batman next? Let us know in the comments below!

The Batman is one of the many projects currently being developed by Warner Bros. and DC Films, including The Flash standalone film, Green Lantern Corps, Black Adam, Supergirl, and New Gods. Meanwhile, production on DC’s Birds of Prey spin-off titled Birds of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) starring Margot Robbie is currently underway in Los Angeles, CA.

The DCEU continues forward with Aquaman which is now playing and will be followed by Shazam! on April 5, 2019, Birds of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn), on February 7, 2020, and Wonder Woman 1984 on June 5, 2020. A standalone Joker film set outside of the DC Films universe starring Joaquin Phoenix as the Clown Prince of Crime is also set to hit theaters October 4, 2019.

The Batman is currently slated to hit theaters on June 25, 2021. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the future of the DC cinematic universe as we learn it.

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Top Actors To Replace Ben Affleck In Matt Reeves’ ‘The Batman’

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Batman Ben Affleck Matt ReevesBen Affleck is officially out as Batman and it’s a pretty sad day.

Words cannot describe how sad I am to see Ben Affleck announce that he’s no longer Batman. His Batman is why I do what I do. In Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, I fell in love with his comic book-accurate interpretation of the Caped Crusader. It was a breath of fresh air and it felt like we finally had the one true Batman.

Three years have quickly sped by and we’re officially going to receive a new Batman for his next movie. Last night, Ben Affleck announced that he will not return as the Dark Knight in Matt Reeves’ The Batman and now everyone’s attention has moved towards wanting to know who the next Bruce Wayne will be. Matt Reeves is said to want an actor that’s around 20 years younger than Affleck while Warner Bros. wants someone older. My guess is that Reeves wants a fresh start while the studio wants an older actor for crossover potential.

In this list, I will discuss the actors I think can replace Ben Affleck as Batman using the parameters that Matt Reeves and Warner Bros. want. Hit Next to see our picks to play the Batman.

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  • TPJR13

    Yikes… very glad this didn’t happen.

  • As much as I wanted to hate batflek he has been the best Wayne/Batman combo we’ve had. People whined to whine and killed what could have been a great DCCU with BVS. DC has always been darker than marvel, their animated films are almost R rated and that’s what everyone likes about them. Thanks whiners.

    • mattcoz

      The movies did have legitimate issues, but Affleck and that fantastic suit were not one of them.

      • I really dont think BvS had any issues outside Lex’s casting and honestly the image of Lex Sr’s painting sort of summed that up for me.

  • A. Dent

    The front view looks strangely like Michael Keaton.