The universe has a merciless humorousness. After spending years enjoying a well-liked character for a filmmaker that he was clearly keen about supporting, taking all types of slings and arrows alongside the best way, Ben Affleck lastly achieved a satisfying sense of accomplishment … in what is going to seemingly be his final look as Bruce Wayne.
Whereas his above quote in regards to the “5 minutes” he reveals up within the upcoming “The Flash” could appear disappointing, it is form of a minor miracle that he’ll stay concerned in any respect after talking out in regards to the depressing means of engaged on the “Justice League” theatrical lower. It is no secret that just about not one of the important forged had a nice expertise below controversial director Joss Whedon, who took over manufacturing after Zack Snyder bowed out within the aftermath of a household tragedy. Affleck’s wanting on the glass half full, nonetheless. Whereas it would not seem to be he’ll be stepping foot on set to direct any film for brand new DC Studios co-head James Gunn, he appears to be at peace along with his minor supporting position in “The Flash.”
However do not take that as a shot at his work on Snyder’s movies, nonetheless. Affleck goes out of his solution to inform THR that he has nothing however fond recollections of the primary time he placed on the cape and cowl: “And by the best way, I like loads of the stuff we did, particularly the primary one [‘Batman v Superman’].” If that is really the final we’ll see of Affleck within the position, effectively, at the very least the star appears absolutely at peace with it. The remainder of us can all the time mourn the misplaced potential and missed alternatives of Affleck’s run as Batman.
“The Flash” will dash into theaters on June 16, 2023.