Ben Affleck denies 'Batman' exit rumours

| Updated: Jul 23, 2017 23:47 IST

Los Angeles [USA], July 23 (ANI): Batfleck fans, we have some good news for you. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ben Affleck has set the record straight about his future as Batman, saying he plans to remain part of the DC Extended Universe. He said, "Let me be very clear. I am the luckiest guy in the world. Batman is the coolest part in the universe. I'm so thrilled to do it. It's fucking amazing." He said that after two film appearances as Batman, he still can't believe he gets to play the part. The 'Live by Night' star underlined that he has talked to Warners' heads Kevin Tsujihara, Sue Kroll and Toby Emmerich about the role. "We want you to be the Batman' they told me, and I believe them," he said. He then brought up Matt Reeves' movie in development and exclaimed, "I would be an ape on the ground for Matt Reeves!" Later in the presentation, he reiterated that he loves "being in Hall H and being able to say, "I'm Batman." Reeves is set to direct 'The Batman' and has eyes on making a trilogy with the character. Reeves has dropped a script by Affleck and Geoff Johns, and Affleck once was attached to direct himself. 'The Batman' still does not have a release date. (ANI)

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