Ben Affleck Gets Replaced By Armie Hammer As Batman In Incredible New Image

Justice League star Ben Affleck is replaced by Armie Hammer as Batman in an amazing new piece of fan art.

Armie Hammer was once cast as Bruce Wayne, aka Batman, in a Justice League movie but was ultimately never able to bring the character to life due to the film’s cancellation. The George Miller-directed film, titled Justice League: Mortal, was set to go into production long before Ben Affleck became Batman. The movie was infamously cancelled as cameras were about to roll, with actors like Adam Brody, DJ Cotrona, and Common also set to star.

Ben Affleck first became the Dark Knight in 2016’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. He went on to reprise the character in 2016’s Suicide Squad and 2017’s Justice League but has since stepped down from the role in the DC Extended Universe. Now that Ben Affleck is officially out as the Caped Crusader, fans have cited many actors who are perfect for the role.

One of the top fan favorites is, of course, Armie Hammer. Thanks to the incredibly talented artist Mizuri via Instagram, fans can see what Armie Hammer could look like as Ben Affleck’s replacement for the iconic role. Check out the awesome fan art in the post below.

Batman will finally star in his first solo movie since 2012’s The Dark Knight Rises thanks to writer/director Matt Reeves. Since Ben Affleck stepped down from the writer/director’s chair for The BatmanWar For the Planet of the Apes director Matt Reeves has since taken on the project with a new script of his own. A new actor will play the titular DC vigilante but the role has yet to be cast.

We’ll be sure to keep you updated on all news regarding the project as soon as more information becomes available. Are you a fan of the artwork featuring Armie Hammer as Batman pictured above? Who do you think is the best choice to take over the role from Ben Affleck in the DCEU? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

Matt Reeves’ The Batman is scheduled to hit theaters on June 25, 2021.

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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.

Michael Fassbender

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Michael Fassbender is an X-Men alum and no stranger to comic book franchises. The actor has shown multiple levels of range and could definitely handle the Batman/Bruce Wayne personality. If they go with the older range for the next Dark Knight, then Fassbender is probably one of the best choices to take over the role.

Ben Barnes

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Ben Barnes is out of a job after The Punisher season 2 and he's one of the best actors in that series. The second season tied up Barnes' arc on The Punisher and the actor has already told us that that he'd love to play the Caped Crusader. Barnes definitely has the pretty boy look going on for him and I wonder what his take on Bruce Wayne could be.

Ryan Gosling

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I've said this before and I'll say it again: Ryan Gosling needs to star in a superhero movie. I've always thought Gosling would make a great Batman. Every role that he's done has shown us his capability and he could crush it as Bruce Wayne.

Jon Hamm

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Jon Hamm is my top choice for an older Batman. If Warner Bros. wants to cast an older actor for crossover potential, Jon Hamm is the studio's best bet. He has a similar look to Ben Affleck, and c'mon, the guy's look just screams Bruce Wayne.

Armie Hammer

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Armie Hammer is 32 years old and was cast as the Caped Crusader in George Miller's Justice League: Mortal. That film will never see the light of day, but that doesn’t mean that Hammer doesn't deserve a second shot at being the Batman. He's charming, broody and will probably give his all for this role. Armie Hammer is a great option because he's young enough for Matt Reeves and Warner Bros. could work in a way for him to crossover with the rest of the DC Extended Universe.

Richard Madden

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Game of Thrones alum Richard Madden is my top choice to replace Ben Affleck as Batman. The actor is young, has the look and definitely has the acting chops to play the duality of Batman and Bruce Wayne. Madden just won the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Television series for the BBC drama Bodyguard, so Warner Bros. may want to quickly snatch him up.

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