Ben Affleck is set to reprise his role as Batman in the upcoming film adaptation of The Flash. The actor has repeatedly denied any interest in reprising the role.
"[Affleck] is a very important part of the emotional impact of the film. The interaction and relationship between Barry and Affleck 's Wayne will bring an emotional level that we've never seen before, "Muschietti said." It's Barry's movie, it's Barry's story, but their characters are more connected than we are. let's think. They both lost their mothers to the murder, and this is one of the emotional vessels in the movie. This is where the Affleck Batman comes in. "
Affleck's Bruce Wayne and Ezra Miller's The Flash relationship in Zack Snyder's films andIt's also essential for Muschietti 's Story - another reason the director felt bringing Affleck back was crucial. “It's the baseline. It's part of that unchanged state before we embark on Barry's adventure, ”the director said. "There is a familiarity there. "
Affleck was once attached to direct and star in The Batman , now directed by Matt Ree ves and starring Robert Pattinson as Bruce Wayne. He then completely ditched the cape and hood , saying the New York Times that his departure was linked to personal problems. He then reaffirmed in an interview in 2020 with DeWayne Hamby that he had given up playing Batman because he had lost interest in these stories. "
The Flash is currently slated for release on June 2, 2022. Michael Keaton is also said to be reprising his role as Batman in what Muschietti calls a“ substantial ”part of the film.
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