Rumor: Batman V. Superman Screening Gets Standing Ovation, Affleck Getting Long Term Deal

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Just like he does with everything else, Batman is dominating the DC Cinematic Universe.

According to rumors from Warner Bros. insiders, the future of DC Movie slate will now center around Ben Affleck’s Dark Knight. The sudden (but really, unsurprising) pivot came after an early cut of Batman V. Superman: Dawn Of Justice was shown to a small group of Warner Bros. executives. The big wigs were reportedly so impressed with the film, that they gave it a standing ovation.

And much of that applause was for Ben Affleck and his performance as Batman. The executives are so impressed, in fact, that they are reportedly trying to get Affleck on-board for three stand-alone Batman films. Affleck’s Batman, and these movies, would reportedly become the cornerstone of DC’s other movies, with one Warner boss reportedly calling Affleck the “definitive Batman.”

Since these reports are unconfirmed or credited, just treat them as rumors for now. But seeing as how Batman is, well, Batman, we wouldn’t be surprised if there was some truth to the story.

Would you like to see Ben Affleck’s Batman stick around for three solo films? Let us know in the comments.

Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice hits theaters on March 26, 2016.

Via Den of Geek

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    • HartThorn
    • 716 Posts in 23 Months

    While I am happy to be vindicated on the Batfleck haters... Can I just say I'm a little bored of Batsy? Unless they are going with something like the Batman Inc story, of Wayne assembling new heroes to (in this instance) take on the challenges of the post-Kryptonian world.

  1. Still calling it the "DC Cinematic Universe"? Sigh...

  2. Of course they applauded it, it's WB! They wanna pretend to like the film, but if they somehow really do then bravo for them

  3. TheNextNolan22 said ... (original post)

    Still calling it the "DC Cinematic Universe"? Sigh...

    What else are we supposed to call it?

  4. Anonymous3845 said ... (original post)

    Of course they applauded it, it's WB! They wanna pretend to like the film, but if they somehow really do then bravo for them

    Because it's entirely unbelievable that these people might actually like the film? (which looks amazing, by the way.)

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