Michael Keaton to Return as Batman in the New Flash Movie

  • AUTHOR: isbah
  • POSTED ON: June 24, 2020

We have
some good news for all the DC fans! Michael Keaton might be returning to the
screens for his role as the Dark Knight in Warner Bros. and DC Comics’ upcoming
Flash movie.

The Verge

famously played Gotham’s vigilante in Tim Burton’s Batman movies from the 90s
so obviously, fans are super excited about his return. Ezra Miller will be
picking the role of Barry Allen while The Hollywood Reporter says that Micheal
Keaton can also reprise the role in “several other DC-oriented film projects”.


tell THR that the role being
envisioned for the veteran actor is akin to the role played by Samuel Jackson
as Nick Fury in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, something of a mentor or guide
or even string-puller,” as per the Hollywood Reporter, including the upcoming Batgirl movie of Warner Bros.


Justice League, Ezra Miller played Flash, and Ben Affleck was cast as Batman.
So the question is how the same Flash can meet two distinctive Batmen? The answer
probably lies in Flash’s ability to time travel as the movie is based on the
Flashpoint comic arc where Barry Allen travels to a different universe and the
current version of the JL does not exist.

The Nerdist

The role
of Batman has always seen multiple actors even within the same era. Right now,
Robert Pattinson is working on the production of The Batman directed by Matt
Reeves. He would play a younger version of Bruce Wayne and the storyline would
revolve around the greater DC Extended Universe.


Keaton’s role is not formed yet but we would definitely find out in two months
as the DC Comics’ upcoming FanFare event would take place on August 22nd.


Updated June 24, 2020
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