New photos that have surfaced online offer another look at Ben Affleck back in shape to play Batman once again.
Earlier this week, it was reported that Jake Gyllenhaal was in talks to play Mysterio in the Spider-Man: Homecoming sequel, disappointing fans who had hoped there was truth to the rumors that Matt Reeves wanted him to succeed Ben Affleck as Batman in the developing standalone film. However, fans hoping for Ben Affleck to reprise his role as the Caped Crusader were thrilled by the news, with many taking it as evidence that the actor wants to remain on board as the DC hero. Now, a new series of photos continue to show that Affleck is back in top form to don the cape and cowl in the future.
You can check out the images in the post below!
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The Batman is one of the many projects currently being developed by Warner Bros. and DC Films, including New Gods a Flash standalone film, Man of Steel 2, Nightwing, Cyborg, Gotham City Sirens, Bird of Prey, Suicide Squad 2, Green Lantern Corps, Black Adam, Booster Gold, Justice League Dark, and a standalone Joker origin film separate from the shared cinematic universe.
8 Reasons Ben Affleck Is The Best Live-Action Batman
When it was first announced that Ben Affleck had been cast as Bruce Wayne / Batman in Zack Snyder’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, most fans were less-than-thrilled with the decision, with many pointing to the actor’s previous role in the critically lambasted Daredevil film as a prime example of why he was a terrible choice to don the cape and cowl. Once Batman v Superman was finally released in theaters, the divisive film had its fair share of supporters and detractors, though most of them could agree that there was at least one aspect of the film that worked: Ben Affleck’s portrayal of Batman.
While the debate over who is the best actor to portray Batman will undoubtedly continue as long they keep bringing to Caped Crusader to the big screen, here are 8 reasons why some consider Ben Affleck’s Dark Knight to be the greatest live-action depiction of the DC Comics hero to date. Click Next to get started!