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This page is dedicated to all rumors regarding the film The Batman.

CastingEdit

  • DEBUNKED! Ben Affleck won't be appearing.[1]
  • CONFIRMED! Ben Affleck will reprise his role of Batman in the film.
  • Jared Leto will reprise his role of the Joker in the film.
  • Channing Tatum, the star of the theatrical 21 Jump Street film, will have a role.[2]
  • Misha Collins, Channing Tatum, Milo Ventimiglia, Steven Yeun, and Jake Gyllenhaal have been approached for various roles.[3]
  • Emily Blunt, Rosamund Pike, Alexandria Daddario, and Jessica Chastain have also been approached.[3]
  • Ryan Potter made a 58 second choreographed fight sequence video of him campaigned for the role of Tim Drake / Robin.[4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14]
  • CONFIRMED! Joe Manganiello will portray Deathstroke in the film.[15]
  • Anna Kendrick will play Robin.[16]
  • Teresa Palmer Wants To Play Talia al Ghul.[17]
  • Sienna Miller will portray Catwoman.[18][19][20]
  • John Cleese will have a role in the film.[21]
  • Armie Hammer will portrayed either Dick Grayson/Nightwing, Jason Todd/Red Hood or the young Bruce Wayne/Batman.[22]
  • Nina Dobrev wants to play Catwoman. [23][24]
  • Ben Affleck may leave the role of Batman.[25][26]

CharactersEdit

HeroesEdit

  • CONFIRMED! Batman would be the protagonist of the film.
  • Dick Grayson/Nightwing will appear.[27]
  • Barbara Gordon/Oracle will appear.[27]
  • Tim Drake/Robin III will appear.

Supporting characters Edit

  • DEBUNKED! Catwoman will appear.
  • Amanda Waller will make a small cameo.
  • Killer Croc will be a tertiary character.
  • James Gordon and Harvey Dent will be appear as secondary characters.
  • Jason Todd/Robin II will be appear in some flashbacks.

Villains Edit

  • CONFIRMED! Deathstroke will be the main antagonist of the film.[28]
  • DEBUNKED! Red Hood/Jason Todd will be the main antagonist.
  • Red Hood/Jason Todd will be one of the antagonists.
  • DEBUNKED! Hush will be the main antagonist, along the Scarecrow and the Riddler.
  • Red Hood will be the secondary antagonist of the film, along Poison Ivy, the Joker, Harley Quinn, and Clayface.
  • DEBUNKED! The Joker and Red Hood/Jason Todd will be the main antagonists.
  • Black Mask will appear as a minor villain.
  • Harley Quinn will be in the film.
  • DEBUNKED! The Joker and Black Mask will be the main villains.[27]
  • Maxie Zeus, Carmine Falcone, and Penguin will be secondary antagonists.
  • Mr. Freeze will be a villain.
  • Black Mask will be a minor villain.
  • Poison Ivy will be a minor villain.

StoryEdit

  • The film will adapt the comic book story lines Batman: A Death in the Family and Batman: Under the Hood.
  • Bruce will pass the mantle of Batman to someone else.[29]
  • The film will be influenced by the 2010 animated Batman: Under the Red Hood.
  • The film will adapt the comic book story line Batman: Hush.
  • The Joker will die in the film.
  • The film will take place in Arkham Asylum.[30]
  • Black Mask as the main villain breaking other villains out of Arkham to kill Batman.[3]
  • Joker and Harley have a subplot involving a bomb to blow up all the inmates once Batman recaptures them all that results in Harley leaving the Joker because of the abuse and Batman trying to rehabilitate her.[3]
  • Deathstroke is sent in by Waller to help contain the situation so she can use them for her own means but Batman fights Deathstroke and promises Waller that he’s coming for her next.[3]
  • Deadshot is also in it but leaves the Asylum to be with his daughter instead of getting his revenge on Batman.[3]
  • There’s a really cool scene where Black Mask lines all the villains up and asks who will join him to get revenge (this scene will focus a lot on Deadshot’s reactions, making it clear he wants only freedom).[3]
  • Many of the villains get away in the end, with Batman promising to hunt them all down. The film will end with Batman overlooking Gotham and seeing one of the B-List villains (has yet to be decided) committing a crime.[3]

ProductionEdit

  • CONFIRMED! Ben Affleck will direct. (Affleck as step down as director but will stay on as producer)
  • CONFIRMED! Ben Affleck and Geoff Johns will write the story for the film.
  • The title of the film will be called The Batman.[31][32][33][34]
  • DEBUNKED! The film may replace The Justice League Part One release date.[35]
  • DEBUNKED! Ben Affleck is only working on the script.[1]
  • The film will be release in October 05, 2018 or November 1, 2019.[32][36]
  • CONFIRMED! Filming will start next year in Spring or Summer. (Affleck has indicated that filming will start in April 2017).[37][38]
  • CONFIRMED! Matt Reeves will replace Ben Affleck as director.[39][40]
  • The film will be release in 2019.[41]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Ben Affleck Has Written His Own 'Batman' Script
  2. Could Channing Tatum be leaving ‘Gambit’ for a DC Comics movie?
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 Enormous list of potential DC Extended Universe spoilers leaked online
  4. [1]
  5. [2]
  6. [3]
  7. [4]
  8. [5]
  9. [6]
  10. [7]
  11. [8]
  12. [9]
  13. TIM DRAKE CONCEPT FIGHT
  14. Ryan Potter Campaigns for Tim Drake Role In DCEU
  15. [10]
  16. Joe Manganiello Hints At Who Will Play Robin In The Batman Movie
  17. Teresa Palmer Wants to Play Talia Al Ghul in Ben Affleck’s Batman
  18. [11]
  19. [12]
  20. [13]
  21. The Internet Is Excited At The Possibility Of John Cleese Joining DC Films
  22. Has THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E.'s Armie Hammer Joined The DC Films Universe?
  23. [14]
  24. Former VAMPIRE DIARIES Star Nina Dobrev Says She'd Be Up For Playing Catwoman In A Future DC Film
  25. RUMOR: After First Stepping Away As Director, Ben Affleck Now Wants Out Of Playing THE BATMAN
  26. New Batman Director In Talks - Collider Movie Talk
  27. 27.0 27.1 27.2 RUMORS FOR JUSTICE LEAGUE INCLUDE GREEN LANTERN & MAN OF STEEL 2
  28. [15]
  29. Will Ben Affleck pass the mantle of Batman in Justice League-Part One(2017)?
  30. Ben Affleck’s Batman movie may take place inside Arkham Asylum
  31. Exclusive: Batman Movie Reboot To Feature Batman As Second Year Hero; Ties Into Justice League Movie
  32. 32.0 32.1 WB Confirms THE BATMAN For 2017, Ben Affleck Is Directing
  33. Jeremy Irons Talks ‘Batman V Superman’ Reception And Confirms Title Of Batman Solo-Film
  34. [16]
  35. Batman V Superman: Could DC's Entire Slate Be in Jeopardy? | Fandemonium
  36. title=Warner Bros. Pushes 'Jungle Book' to 2018, 'Wonder Woman' Gets New Date
  37. EXCLUSIVE: Joe Manganiello Doing 'Great' After Health Scare, Prepping for 'Batman' Movie
  38. Jeremy Irons Talks ‘Justice League,’ Oscar Bait Role in ‘Man Who Knew Infinity’
  39. [17]
  40. Ben Affleck Quits As 'The Batman' Movie Director
  41. Rumor: Warner Bros. To Release Four Batman Movies In One Year

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