This actor is set to play Batman alongside Henry Cavill in the “Man of Steel” sequel.
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In the latest celebrity update, Hollywood has already found its new Caped Crusader. The actor Ben Affleck is confirmed will be the next Batman according to Access Hollywood.
Ben will debut as the superhero for Warner Bros.’ upcoming Superman/Batman film, putting one of Hollywood’s hottest casting rumors to rest, the studio declared.
“Affleck and filmmaker Zack Snyder will create an entirely new incarnation of the character in Snyder’s as-yet-untitled project – bringing Batman and Superman together for the first time on the big screen and continuing the director’s vision of their universe, which he established in ‘Man of Steel,’” Warner Bros. said.
Following the big announcement, Snyder shared his joy over the selection.
“Ben provides an interesting counter-balance to Henry’s Superman. He has the acting shops to create a layered portrayal of a man who is older and wiser than Clark Kent and bears the scars of a seasoned crime fighter, but retain the charm that the world sees in billionaire Bruce Wayne. I can’t wait to work with him,” the director shared.
In fact, there are also other stars who had reportedly been up for the role included Orlando Bloom, Ryan Gosling, Josh Brolin, Joe Manganiello, Armie Hammer, Matthew Goode and Max Martini.
The new film is expected to begin production in 20014 with a July 17, 2015 is the announced of the release.
Meanwhile, Henry Cavil will reprise his role as Superman with other ‘Man of Steel’ stars will be returning for the next installment like Amy Adams, Diane Lane and Laurence Fishburne