Ben Affleck is out doing press for the debut of his new film The Accountant and has been asked plenty about his role as Batman. In interview, Affleck has confirmed the working title of his film to be The Batman and confirmed that J.K. Simmons will reprise his Justice League role as Commissioner Gordon.
Affleck also gave his thoughts on the critical reception to Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and why he decide to choose Joe Manganiello’s Deathstroke to be the primary villain in his solo film. After that, the show hosts talk about what they hope and expect to see in the film, including what other villains and heroes could possibly show up.
- 00:10 Ben Affleck confirms the working title of his new film is The Batman
- 02:10 Affleck was asked about the tone and his review of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
- 04:05 Affleck also talks why he chose Deathstroke to be the main villain of his film
- 05:45 What we expect and hope see in The Batman movie
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