Rumors about Ben Affleck taking an early depart of the Batman position have been going round since January, when Affleck mentioned of The Batman, “If it doesn’t come together in a way I think is really great I’m not going to do it.” Later that month, he introduced he wouldn’t be directing the film. Matt Reeves (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes) signed to direct with a brand new script as an alternative of the one Affleck wrote, which didn’t badist quell the rumors. Affleck appeared to disclaim them at San Diego Comic-Con, however then they got here round once more. Then Affleck’s brother Casey stoked the rumors earlier than later saying he wasn’t being critical.
Well, Ben Affleck is now stoking the rumors himself throughout a few interviews selling this weekend’s opening of Justice League. In an interview with USA Today this week, Affleck mentioned The Batman is “something I’m contemplating,” later including, “You don’t do it forever, so I want to find a graceful and cool way to segue out of it.” It appears early to already be occupied with the right way to finish his run, however he does appear burnt out on Batman-related questions. “This is the one movie people have really been asking me about as I just go through my life,” Affleck advised USA Today.
An an interview with ExtraTV final week, he additionally sounded not sure about how lengthy he’ll be taking part in the character. When requested if he’ll painting Batman in two extra films after Justice League, Affleck mentioned, “I don’t know about that. We’ll see what the future holds.”