Ben Affleck Confirmed To Star In Stand-Alone ‘Batman’ Movie

Affleck's Take On Batman:
Ben Affleck attending the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party on February 28, 2016. Affleck recently spoke openly about why he chose to take on the role of Batman in the upcoming superhero epic, "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice." File Photo by David Silpa/UPI | License Photo

LOS ANGELES, April 13 (UPI) — “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” star Ben Affleck is to headline and direct his own stand-alone Batman movie.

The Hollywood Reporter said Warner Bros. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Kevin Tsujihara confirmed the project Tuesday at CinemaCon.

“It set up a great foundation for our DC slate, which includes at least 10 movies through 2020,” Tsuijhara said. “I’m also excited to know that we will be working with Ben Affleck on a stand-alone Batman movie.”

Affleck reportedly is also contracted to appear as the character in two “Justice League” superhero ensemble pictures.


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