Warner Bros has officially announced that Actor Ben Affleck is taking over the role of Bruce Wayne aka Batman in the upcoming superhero movie that’s set to pit Superman against Batman! Director Zack Snyder is in charge of the project which is being scripted by David S. Goyer from a story he co-created with Zack Snyder. The film is a sequel to Man of Steel. There’s no official title yet, possibly “Batman vs Superman”.
Ben Affleck will star opposite Henry Cavill, who is reprising his role as Clark Kent aka Superman.
A few words from Director Zack Snyder about Ben Affleck:
Since they’re going for a “mature” actor, the film will likely be inspired by Part 2 of “The Dark Knight Returns”, watch the trailer below:
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Production should start in 2014 and they’re hoping for a release in Summer 2015.