If you’re a fan of the Caped Crusader, you may be wondering what Batman movie Ben Affleck plays in. Well, wonder no more! In this article, we’ll dive into the world of Batman movies and explore where Ben Affleck fits in.
Ben Affleck’s Batman
Ben Affleck portrayed Batman in two films – “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” and “Justice League.”
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
In “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” Ben Affleck played an older and more cynical version of Batman. The movie follows the events after Superman’s arrival on Earth and his battle with General Zod in “Man of Steel.” Bruce Wayne, who witnessed the destruction caused by the fight firsthand, becomes convinced that Superman is a threat to humanity.
Spoiler Alert: In the end, Batman and Superman team up to defeat Lex Luthor’s creation Doomsday.
In “Justice League,” Ben Affleck reprised his role as Batman. The movie follows Bruce Wayne as he attempts to unite a team of heroes to save the world from an invasion by Steppenwolf and his army of Parademons.
Spoiler Alert: In the end, Batman helps lead the team to victory against Steppenwolf.
- “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” was released in 2016.
- “Justice League” was released in 2017.
The Future of Ben Affleck’s Batman
While Ben Affleck was initially set to direct and star in a standalone Batman film, he eventually stepped down from directing duties. Matt Reeves took over as director, but it was announced that Ben Affleck would no longer be playing Batman.
Instead, Robert Pattinson will be taking on the role in the upcoming film “The Batman,” set to be released in 2022. While it’s sad to see Ben Affleck leave the role, we’re excited to see what Pattinson brings to the character.
Ben Affleck played Batman in “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” and “Justice League.” While he won’t be reprising his role, we’ll always remember his portrayal of the Dark Knight.