RUMOR: ‘The Batman’ Could Begin Shooting In Summer 2018

Ben Affleck The Batman The Batman, DC’s upcoming solo film to be helmed by Matt Reeves, could be going in front of the cameras as soon as next summer, a new rumor suggests.

On his Inside Fanboy Baseball Periscope, Heroic Hollywood Editor in Chief and The Wrap reporter Umberto Gonzalez dropped a rumor that, if all goes according to plan, The Batman could begin production very soon. He said:

“If everything falls into place, The Batman should go into production in the summer of 2018.”

The Batman currently stars Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne/Batman, J.K. Simmons as Commissioner James Gordon and Jeremy Irons as Alfred Pennyworth. The film does not yet have a release date however the stars will be seen in their roles later this year when Justice League opens this fall.

Justice League stars Ben Affleck as Batman, Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, Henry Cavill as Superman, Jason Momoa as Aquaman, Ezra Miller as The Flash, Ray Fisher as Cyborg, Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, Jeremy Irons as Alfred, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Amber Heard as Mera, J.K. Simmons as Jim Gordon, Kiersey Clemons as Iris West, Julian Lewis Jones, and Willem Dafoe are also set to appear. Here’s the official synopsis:

Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of metahumans to stand against this newly awakened threat. But despite the formation of this unprecedented league of heroes—Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash—it may already be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions.

Justice League hits theaters November 17, 2017.

Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the future of the DC Extended Universe as we learn it.

5 Things We Want To See From Superman When He Returns In ‘Justice League’

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Henry Cavill Superman Man of SteelThe DC Extended Universe is having a massive year with the overwhelming success of Wonder Woman and the immense hype for the release of Justice League. The upcoming superhero team-up epic is what Warner Bros. has been building towards for the past few years and it is the first time we will the see the League assembled on the big screen. It echoes similarly to when The Avengers first teamed up 5 years ago. Justice League is going to be a huge event with several iconic DC heroes, but the character that most people are waiting to see is the Man of Steel himself, Superman.

At the end of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Superman makes the choice to sacrifice himself. With him currently being gone and set to make his return in Justice League, there are things that fans would like to see from Kal-El. Henry Cavill’s Superman has so far been the most divisive DCEU character. There are a lot of things that need to be embraced and altered when he returns so that he feels like the Superman from the comics that fans have been clamouring for ever since his debut in Man of Steel

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Bryan Smith

Bryan Smith

Heroic Hollywood Weekend Editor. Pop culture fanatic, writer, and filmmaker. Almost always found on Twitter.

  • Hector C

    You guys are breaking news sooner than Superherohype. Keep it up!

    • Brian Holland

      Ah no. All I’m reading here today are largely rumours from HH’s own boss. The Batman will shoot in 2018 “if everything falls into place”?

      Two Green Lanterns in Justice League? Another rumour.

      Not really news