Ben Affleck is reprising his function as Batman within the forthcoming Aquaman sequel, Aquaman and the Misplaced Kingdom. His return was introduced by the movie’s star Jason Momoa in an Instagram submit, that includes a selfie of the 2 actors. “Reunited,” Momoa wrote. “bruce and arthur. love u and miss u Ben WB studio excursions simply explored the backlot alright. busted on set all nice issues coming AQUAMAN 2 all my aloha j.”
Alongside the 2 photographs, Momoa posted a brief video of a Warner Bros. backlot tour apparently discovering Affleck’s involvement within the movie. “Properly it’s not a fucking secret anymore!” Momoa jokes, earlier than exhibiting the Batman actor in his trailer.
Affleck beforehand performed the caped crusader in a sequence of movies set within the DC Prolonged Universe together with Batman v Superman: Daybreak of Justice, Justice League, and Suicide Squad, and initially introduced his retirement from the function in 2019. Nevertheless it was subsequently introduced that Affleck will return as Batman in The Flash, which is due for launch in 2023, and now we all know he’ll be showing within the Aquaman sequel as properly.
In the meantime, Robert Pattinson donned the cape for Batman’s most up-to-date solo outing, The Batman, and can return for a sequel. Affleck had initially hoped to direct, co-write, and star in a Batman-fronted movie of his personal, earlier than stepping away from the undertaking.