Will Ben Affleck Return as Batman ?

Batman, Superman, Spiderman, etc are well-known characters by the people. People love to see them fighting.

Currently, viewers were seeing Ben Affleck as Batman in the DC movie. But now, he is going to be replaced by Robert Pattinson in the upcoming Batman movie.

Here is everything you need to know about it.

Matt Reeves is the director of the upcoming superhero film that is based on the DC Comics character named Batman.

Matt Reeves and Peter Craig are the writers of the American film.

Dylan Clark and Matt Reeves are the producers of the project.

What Is the Plotline of the Upcoming Movie Batman?

The plot of the new Batman is not completely known yet. However, according to the sources, it will be mostly about the detective abilities of Batman. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter in 2019, he told that we all have seen the regular black tale of Batman. But this time, we will be seeing a thrilling story that is going to be emotional also. Batman will be displayed in detective mode and will be different from the seen films.

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The comic also mentions that Batman is the greatest detective all around the world. This ability of Batman has not been shown in the previous movie clearly. He will be investigating and solving the crime and will also track down the criminals. We can expect a transformation in Batman’s character now.

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The first trailer sets a high excitement for the film as Batman will be facing a riddler. Riddler is leaving coded clues all over Gotham City, which is quite unlikely for a serial killer. This movie is taking place in the early life of Batman as a superhero. According to the sources, it might be taking place in the second year of crime-fighting by Bruce Wayne.

The Release Date: When Will the Latest Update of the Batman Series Be Released in Front of the Audience?

Robert Pattinson’s Batman is all set to be released on 4th March 2022 in the United States by Warner Bros. The original release date of the movie was 25th June 2021. However, it got pushed to 1st October 2021 and then to the March 2022 date. The delay in the release and the pushing of the release dates were due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

What About the Role of Ben Affleck as Batman?

Ben Affleck first appeared as Batman in Batman V Superman: Daen of Justice, which got released in 2016. He reprised the role in Suicide Squad in 2016. He again appeared as Batman in both the movies of Justice League.

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According to the sources, he is not going to reprise his role as Batman in the upcoming projects of DCEU. He is going to say goodbye to the superhero character soon. The new movie will be starred with Robert Pattinson as Batman.

What Are the Names of the Characters That Are Going to Be a Part of the New Batman Movie?

  • Bruce Wayne, or Batman, played by Robert Pattinson, is a billionaire socialite who is the protector of Gotham City. He protects the city by wearing a mask. He is 30 years old and is not a much-experienced fighter. The director of the film wanted to discover more about the character before developing him into a full-grown fighter. According to the actors playing as Batman, it is a character who is unable to delineate between the public character, Wayne and Batman. He is an insomniac and is unable to control himself many times. He seeks to work out his rage and does his kind of justice to people.
  • Selina Kyle, or Catwoman, played by Zoe Kravitz, is a worker at a nightclub and a cat burglar. He comes in contact with Batman during her search for her missing friend. According to the actress, Catwoman is a mysterious character whose motives are unclear to everyone. She represents feminity in comparison to Batman. They pair up to be partners in crime, and they want to fight against the vulnerable people of society.
  • Edward Nashton, or Riddler, played by Paul Dano, is an emerging serial killer who is the enemy of Batman and often taunts him and the law enforcement with the help of riddles. He is a zodiac killer who communicates with the help of riddles and ciphers.
  • James Gordon, played by Jeffery Wright, is a friend of Batman in the Police Department of Gotham City. According to Wright, Gordon is a relative to the police department, Gotham City, Batman, justice, and corruption.
  • Carmine Falcone, played by John Turturro, is the crime lord of Gotham City.
  • Gil Colson, played by Peter Sarsgaard, is the district attorney of Gotham City.
  • Alfred Pennyworth, played by Andy Serkis, is the butler and mentor of Batman.
  • Oswald “Oz” Cobblepot or Penguin, played by Colin Farrell, is an emerging crime lord. He dislikes being called upon as Penguin and is not yet depicted as dangerous as in the comics.

What Are The Ratings Of The Movie Batman?

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The movie received a satisfactory response from the audience and critics. The critical consensus of the website mentioned that the film and the character are quite smart and interesting. The film has the essence of the definitive superhero.

Batman Begins (which got released back in 2005) has a score of 84% on the Tomatometer, based on 288 reviews. The audience score is 94% on Rotten Tomatoes, based on more than 2,50,000 user ratings.

Batman Begins has received a rating of 8.2 out of 10 on IMDb.

Ben Affleck appeared as Batman in the movie Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice. It has received a rating of 6.4 out of 10 on IMDb.

Where Can We Watch the Whole Series of Batman?

You can find the different movies of Batman on the Internet by searching a particular movie. Here, we are mentioning the first part of Batman, Batman Begins.

You can watch it on Netflix and Amazon Prime after subscription. You can also rent or buy the movie from Amazon Prime.

You can also buy or rent it from Vudu, Google Play, and iTunes.

It is also available on HBO Max. You can watch it here, after subscription.

Similarly, you can also search for other parts on the respective platform.


Ben Affleck will leave the DCEU after The Flash. He will appear as Batman in it for the last time. Robert Pattinson is our new Batman now.

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