A new Caped Crusader will reign in 2021.
Ben Affleck is handing over his cape to a new Batman.
According to Deadline, Warner Bros. will release The Batman, directed by Matt Reeves, on June 24, 2021. But Affleck won’t star as the Caped Crusader.
Affleck, who has played the Dark Knight in DC Extended Universe films Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, Suicide Squad and Justice League, will reportedly step down from the role, as the new film will center on a younger Bruce Wayne.