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After Ben Affleck’s exit, will Nick Jonas play Batman in DC film?

After Ben Affleck's official exit from The Batman, Nick Jonas offered to play the superhero in the upcoming DCEU film. 

India TV Entertainment Desk Written by: India TV Entertainment Desk New Delhi Published on: February 01, 2019 16:06 IST
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After Ben Affleck’s exit, will Nick Jonas play Batman in DC film? 

Fans are heartbroken on learning the news that Ben Affleck has official signed off the Matt Reeves’ The Batman series. In the upcoming film, the story will now focus on a younger version of Bruce Wayne. The film’s casting is yet to be finalised, however, American popstar and Priyanka Chopra’s husband Nick Jonas has offered to play Batman in the DCEU film. Hypebeast shared an Instagram post announcing Ben Affleck’s ouster from the franchise. It reads, “@benaffleck will be hanging up his role as Batman. The upcoming Matt Reeves-directed ‘The Batman’ focuses on a younger Bruce Wayne, and will reportedly be casting a new member for the role. It’s slated for a June 25, 2021 release. Who do you think should play The Dark Knight?”

On the Instagram post, Nick Jonas dropped the comment, “First name Nick. Last name Jonas.”

Going by his comment, it seems like the Jumanji star is keen on replacing Ben Affleck in the famous superhero movie. The film is scheduled to hit the screens on June 25, 2021.

Earlier, Ben Affleck was roped in to write, direct and actin The Batman. First he signed off the directorial duties and soon the stories about him being replaced started doing rounds in the foreign media.

Nick Jonas married Priyanka Chopra in December last year. The actor currently has several projects in the pipeline. He confirmed his return to the Jumanji franchise in June 2018. Apart from this, he will also be seen in 2019’s Chaos Walking.  

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