Empire’s upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice issue is full of goodies on Ben Affleck’s Batman. We’ve known for a while that this interpretation of The Dark Knight will be older and grizzled, but how old is he exactly and for how long has he been protecting Gotham City?
Producer Charles Roven also added that over the years, Batman has lost people who were close to him, further adding to the speculation that the Boy Wonder is currently dead in the DC Extended Universe.
Keep in mind that this interview took place before the release of the Comic-Con trailer, so these comments could refer to another one of Batman’s allies.
One of the things that was revealed on the interview is that the Caped Crusader has a history with Jared Leto’s Joker and Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn, as well as the rest of the Suicide Squad villains because he has fought, captured, and put every single one of them in Belle Reve.
Empire also had a chance to talk with Ben Affleck, who revealed why he signed on for the role of the Caped Crusader. By the sound of it, it’s Superman’s arrival that shakes things up and change the perceptions of the semi/retired vigilante.
Snyder continued by hinting that Batman is going somewhat of a villain in the beginning of the film, but he later clarified that it’s ultimately going to come down to the fan’s personal perceptions to side with one of the heroes.
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Source: Empire (via Comicbookmovie)