Keaton’s Batman Is In Aquaman 2 (But Could Be Replaced By Affleck)

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Michael Keaton reportedly filmed a scene for Aquaman and The Lost Kingdom, but may be replaced by Ben Affleck’s Batman due to fan confusion.

A New Report Says Michael Keaton Filmed a Scene as Batman Aquaman and the Lost KingdomBut it can be replaced by Ben Affleck’s Batman. Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom Directed by James Wan, who also previously grossed $1 billion aquaman Thin layer. The sequel stars Jason Momoa in the lead role once again. Keaton originally starred in Tim Burton’s batman In the sequels of 1989 and 1992, Batman Returns, before retiring from the role. In 2020 it was announced that the actor would reprise the role for both flamboyant And bat girl solo films, which Keaton has already filmed.

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The current setback with WB Discovery’s film and TV slate has put Keaton’s return into question. bat girl Tuesday was cancelled, being permanently shelved in post-production. flamboyant There is an equally uncertain future, as star Ezra Miller continues to make headlines with his legal woes, drawing unwanted attention to the $200 million superhero movie. Affleck played Batman in Zack Snyder’s film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice And Justice League movies, as well as David Ayers. appearing in suicide squad, before reportedly stepping down from the role. However, the actor is set to appear again flamboyant and was recently revealed to have a role in Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom Plus, it’s showing that he’s getting too far with the character.

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scene for keaton Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom The apparently confused test screening audience for the film (per.) heart), which was originally supposed to open before flamboyant, director Andy Muschietti flamboyant The Multiverse is set to be unveiled at the DCEU, which will allow both Keaton and Affleck’s Batman characters to appear in the same film, explaining the reappearance of Keaton’s Batman. However, as the original plan was to see flamboyant First to open, appearing in Keaton Aquaman 2The universe had no meaning. Now it looks like Affleck is taking his place.

No explanation or official confirmation has been given regarding Affleck’s presence in Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom As of yet, it is therefore impossible to know how that role will affect the overall film, which wrapped principal photography in January 2022. Word has also discovered that both Shazam! fury of the gods And Aquaman 2 Todd Phillips’ release date may be subject to another reshuffle. clown sequel, Joker: Folie Deux, Just announced an October 2024 release date. The only other theatrical DCEU film on the books outside of flamboyant And this Shazam! And aquaman Sequels that may face some sort of date change blue beetle starring cobra mossof Xolo Mariduña, which is currently set to launch on August 18, 2023. No word yet on the fate of that film.

The fuse that’s been lit at Warner Bros. Discovery after this bat girl The cancellation is still reaching its end, and the explosion of repercussions in the ever-changing business strategy is yet to fully unfold. Keaton seems to be getting a brief end on these changes, however, in what was once thought of as a major return to his reprise as Batman. It’s entirely possible that’s still the case, and that Affleck’s Batman is in Aquaman 2 Filmed to reduce confusion before Keaton took office flamboyant, While some might expect to see Affleck return to the full-time role in lieu of Keaton, it’s still unclear how Batman will shepherd the DCEU at this point. Probably, the audience will not know till the release of both flamboyant And Aquaman and the Lost KingdomOr even until some sort of official announcement that makes it clear who the DCEU’s Batman will be.

Next up: Where does the cancellation of Batgirl leave Ben Affleck’s Batman?

Source: THR

  • Black Adam (2022)Release date: October 21, 2022
  • Shazam! Fury of the Gods (2022)Release date: December 21, 2022
  • Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom (2023)Release date: March 17, 2023
  • Flash (2023)Release date: June 23, 2023
  • Blue Beetle (2023)Release date: August 18, 2023

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