THE BATMAN dated for June 2021, Affleck out


Last night we told you to watch this space for more news on The Batman. Well we didn’t have to wait long…

Following Matt Reeves revealing interview with THR we now know when The Batman will be hitting cinemas. But with it comes some sad news for Batfleck fans.

Matt Reeves first Batman movie is planned for release on June 25, 2021 but will no longer star Affleck in the lead role.

Announcing the release date Deadline also commented that Reeves and studio Warner Bros. are looking for a much younger actor to take on the role confirming old rumours the movie would feature a younger take on The Dark Knight.

Affleck himself tweeted his excitement for the movie. In doing so he retweeted a headline mentioning his exit seemingly confirming the news.

How do you feel about a new actor taking up the mantle of the Bat?

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Neil is the GYCO Editorial Chief. He has a BA in Film & Tv and an MA in Scriptwriting; he currently works 9-5 as an office manager and 5-9 as a reviewer/web designer. He has been subscribing to comics for around nine years but has been reading them as long as he can remember. Favourite comics: Batman; Nightwing, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and All New X-Men Favourite films: Batman (any apart from & Robin); Star Trek Generations, Underworld, Beetlejuice Favourite TV shows: Fringe; Buffy, Arrow, TBBT, Being Human UK and Star Trek TNG