Actor Ben Affleck may not be playing the character of Batman anymore but he is excited to see Robert suit up in Matt Reeves’ The Batman.
The actor thinks that Robert is a brilliant actor and he is doing great in his career. Affleck told this to Jake Hamilton for the promotion of his film The Way Back. Ben also explained that he stepped down from the role because he was done playing the Caped Crusader. It no more interested him.
Ben’s comments came a few days after he opened up to The New York Times about his departure from the role. The actor described how his troubles with alcohol, his divorce and the negative response to Justice League prompted him to abandon the role of Batman.
The actor has appeared as the Dark Knight in the movie Dawn of Justice and Justice League. He had also cameoed in Suicide Squad too. The rumors about his departure from the role swirled the internet in 2017 and 2018 until they were confirmed in Jan 2019.
Well, before the former Batman departed, Ben was all set to direct, write and star in a Batman solo film for the DCEU. That is when Reeves took over directorial and writing duties, while the role of the caped crusader was handed over to Robert Pattinson.
Directed and co-written by Matt Reeves, The Batman stars Robert Pattinson, Zoe Kravitz, Andy Serkis, Colin Farrell, Paul Dano, Jefferey Wright, John Turturro. The film is expected to release on June 25th,2021.
Well, there is a lot of time left for the arrival of the film. Let us hope the best for the whole team and wish them success for their upcoming movie.