Ben Affleck wants a 'cool way to segue out' of DCEU

Lawrence Kim
November 15, 2017

Whether Ben Affleck will return as Batman after Justice League remains a mystery. Much of the talk up to this point has been about the heroes, and how this film will set up the DC cinematic universe for the future, not so much on the villain.

Some of these characters might have been in The Lego Batman Movie (if Kite-Man was, anyone could have been) but that doesn't really count as an introduction. Gadot's solo film Wonder Woman this past summer was a critical and financial breakthrough, and the "much-needed shot in the arm" for the DC slate, says Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst for comScore.

Henry Cavill doesn't go many places without his trusted dog Kal-El - and that includes press interviews for the upcoming movie Justice League. That means pushing not just Wonder Woman to the fore, but also Miller's Flash, Momoa's Aquaman and Ray Fisher's Cyborg. Joss Whedon, the director of two of Marvel's Avengers projects, had already been hired to write new scenes for Justice League reshoots when he was tapped to finish the post-production process.

Sitting down with Jimmy Kimmel on Jimmy Kimmel Liveto show off a clip of Bruce Wayne interacting with Ezra Miller's Flash, Affleck chose to open up about the main reason why he made a decision to put on Batman's cowl for DC.

"It was very clear that the tone of the movie was different than Batman vs Superman", Gadot told AP. That leaves open the possibility of further changes, even potentially Affleck's casting.

"Literally the reason I took this movie, imagining that like, you know, wearing that costume. Certainly, if the Batphone rings, I will answer". Roven says there's no script but "various story ideas" are being kicked around. The handsome pair also answered some burning fan questions; like: Who would win in a bar fight between Wonder Woman and Aquaman?

The Hollywood actor plays Batman in the DC movies but has admitted he doesn't see himself in the role forever and is already contemplating his exit.

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