Ben Affleck Rumored For Three Batman Movies
It's being reported that a private screening of a cut of Batman vs. Superman was shown to WB executives who gave it a standing ovation.
Den of Geek reports inside sources have filled them in that WB is so happy with Ben Affleck's performance in Batman Vs. Superman that they are planning on two more standalone Batman movies in addition to the one already announced which will see Affleck star and direct.
It's further said WB plans on using Ben Affleck and Batman as the focus of their DC Universe.
"Basically, Warners are now working their movie universe around Ben's Batman," the anonymous source stated.
Affleck will first be seen as the Caped Crusaser in Batman Vs. Superman out next March followed by an appearance in Suicide Squad in August. Affleck begins filming for Justice League Part 1 next Spring, which gets released in 2017.
"Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" has a March 25, 2016 release starring Ben Affleck as Batman, Henry Cavill as Superman, Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Laurence Fishburne as Perry White, Diane Lane as Martha Kent, Jeremy Irons as Alfred, Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, Ray Fisher as Cyborg with Callan Mulvey, Holly Hunter as Senator Finch and Tao Okamoto as Mercy Graves. Justice League is to follow directed by Zack Snyder as well.
Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war with one another, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger than it’s ever known before.
Batman Vs. Superman Comic-Con Trailer: