Warner Bros confirms a standalone Batman flick is in the works

Batfleck will be back for a new solo instalment

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Ben Affleck’s caped crusader is poised for his own solo adventure. 

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Speaking at CinemaCon in Las Vegas, Warner Bros CEO Kevin Tsujihara confirmed that Batfleck would be back, expanding his role in the superhero universe.

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We already knew Affleck was contracted to don the black cape and Batman growl at least another two times for Justice League One and Two – and that he was at least working on a script for a solo Batman movie. But it’s clear Warner Bros is now giving that film its backing, with Tsujihara suggesting the 43-year-old might even take on a role behind the camera, listing him as a “filmmaker” alongside Aquaman director James Wan.