Arrow star Stephen Amell has clarified the Batman rumors regarding Jensen Ackles recent set visit to The CW’s Elsewords event, which is currently filming.
Supernatural star Jensen Ackles was recently spotted on the set of the Arrowverse Elseworlds crossover which has caused a few rumors to fly around. Some wondered if Dean Winchester would be teaming up with the heroes of the Arrowverse, while many others thought that the actor would be joining the cast as Batman, a role for which he has been a fan favorite ever since he lent his voice to the animated DC film Batman: Under the Red Hood. In the film, Ackles voices the titular Red Hood.
Sorry Arrowverse fans but it looks like Ackles was just visiting the set as a fan. Arrow star Stephen Amell made a Twitter post to clarify that Ackles wasn’t visiting the set be the caped crusader, which fans can check out below.
Let me squash this rumor right now. @JensenAckles was on set tonight because he’s Grant Gustin’s #2 fan (I’m #1) and not because he’s playing The Batman.
— Stephen Amell (@StephenAmell) October 19, 2018
Though he isn’t currently slated to be the Arrowverse’s Batman, many fans may forget that he was one of the frontrunner’s to play the titular Marvel Cinematic Universe hero in 2011’s Captain America: The First Avenger. Fans have also named him as a great choice for other heroes such as Green Lantern and Nightwing but nothing has come to fruition just yet. Hopefully, fans will be able to see Ackles don Batman’s iconic cape and cowl at some point but for now, it seems that it will have to remain as awesome online art and daydreams.
We’ll be sure to keep you updated on all news regarding The CW’s Arrowverse and Batman as soon as more information becomes available. Would you have liked to see Ackles as Batman? Who do you think should don the cape and cowl on The CW? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!
Arrow stars Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen/Green Arrow, Emily Bett Rickards as Felicity Smoak, David Ramsey as John Diggle, Paul Blackthorne as Quentin Lance, Juliana Harkavy as Dinah Drake/Black Canary, Rick Gonzalez as Rene Ramirez/Wild Dog, Echo Kellum as Curtis Holt/Wild Dog and Katie Cassidy as Laurel Lance/Black Siren.