“Holy recasting, Batman! The search is on for a new Dark Knight following Ben Affleck’s apparent confirmation that he is hanging up his Bat cape.
“The actor effectively said as much by retweeting a story saying Matt Reeves’ The Batman would be made without him.
“”Excited for #TheBatman in Summer 2021 and to see @MattReevesLA vision come to life,” Affleck wrote.
“The 46-year-old first appeared as the comic book superhero in 2016’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
“He briefly reprised the role in Suicide Squad later that year before returning to the character in 2017’s Justice League.
“Affleck had been due to direct as well as star in “stand-alone” film The Batman, but pulled out of directing it in 2017.”
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