Ben Affleck says it was “fun” to play Batman again in “The Flash”
Ben Affleck’s tenure as Batman got off to a rocky start. And a rocky environment. And it looked like it was heading for an abrupt, disappointing ending as well. After Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice came Justice League, whose theatrical version was a disaster, both creatively and financially. Affleck had planned to direct and star in his own solo Batman film, but which collapsed; his project finally turned into The batman, with Robert Pattinson playing a new Dark Knight for director Matt Reeves.
It looked like that could be the case with the Batfleck. But he had at least one more chance to make a good last impression of DC Comics, Warner Bros., and director Andy Muschietti, who brought back his Bruce Wayne for Flash, which stars Ezra Miller as the fastest man alive, reprising his role of the evil begotten Justice League movie.
Affleck spoke recently about the manufacturing experience Flash for the first time with Variety, and said it was a marked improvement over the “difficult” time he had spent on Justice League. As he said …
It was a very nice way to review it because the previous experience had been difficult … it was really lovely. Really funny. I had a great time … I’m probably under a gag order that I’m not even aware of that I probably just raped and now I’m going to be sued.
Affleck isn’t the only Batman in the movie; Michael Keaton is too getting another shot at making a “final” Batman movie, reprising his role in the Tim Burton Batman films for the first time in decades. And since it is too a Sparkle movie, Affleck’s role might not be that important. (How much room could there be for two Batmans in a Flash movie?) But at least the guy liked to do it.
Flash is scheduled to hit theaters on November 4, 2022.
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