Justice League director Zack Snyder has shared a brand new look at Ben Affleck’s Knightmare Batman on Twitter.
While Ben Affleck won’t be returning to the role of Batman, we still have his impressive performance in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice to look back onto. One of the coolest moments in the film that showed off Affleck’s towering character and menacing looks has to be the Knigthmare sequence. Set in Bruce Wayne’s dreams, Zack Snyder’s Knightmare Batman appears in post-apocalyptic world where Superman has taken over the world as a puppet of Darkseid. Though the Knightmare Batman had minimal screen time, the iteration of the character emerged as a fan favorite thanks to its look and energy.
To celebrate Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’s Ultimate Edition debuting on HBO Max, director Zack Snyder has shared a new look at Affleck’s Knightmare hero. You can check out the photo below.
— Zack Snyder (@ZackSnyder) July 4, 2020
In the image, Ben Affleck’s Knightmare Batman is seen sporting a gun, violating one of The Caped Crusader’s most coveted rules. The image seems to be taken just before the character is about to emerge in battle. The Ultimate Edition of the film features a half hour of brand new footage, which delves deeper into the film’s many side plots, including adding more weight to the Knightmare sequence. With Zack Snyder’s Justice League officially confirmed to hit the service next year, perhaps fans can expect more Knightmare Batman in the superhero team-up film.
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Here is the official synopsis for Zack Snyder’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice:
Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war with one another, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger than it’s ever known before.
Directed Zack Snyder, Batman v Superman stars Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Amy Adams, Laurence Fishburne, Diane Lane, Jesse Eisenberg, Jeremy Irons, and Holly Hunter.
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