Another week, another file rising from ‘within resources’ that Warner Bros. and Ben Affleck don’t appear to be comparatively seeing eye-to-eye on this total Batman issue anymore.
Rumors have swirled for months now as as to if or no longer the actor might be reprising his operate inside the DCEU franchise, with numerous difficult statements and contradictions. One week Ben says he loves the operate and might decision the choice anytime he’s wished; the next week he’s trying to find a ‘cool’ resolution to transition out of it.
One week Warner Bros. loves him and couldn’t ask for a higher actor to play the operate. The subsequent week they’re disenchanted that he hasn’t turn into their very personal non-public ‘RDJ’ or face of the franchise and they want Jake Gyllenhaal. It’s all terribly difficult.
Now, a file has emerged from inside Warner Bros., claiming that the studio is having a look to make set plans for the long term nevertheless that Affleck is non-committal. He apparently has little curiosity in formally signing on for or vacating from the operate. With Matt Reeve’s Batman solo film and a variety of different completely different DCEU movement photos it seems looming on the horizon, a alternative will want to be reached faster fairly than later.
And frankly, for a variety of causes, it’s time for Affleck to depart the franchise…