Batman has a cool, new look — and experience.
Set images from the manufacturing of “The Flash” reveal the primary have a look at Ben Affleck’s Batman — or his stunt double — which contains a new and upgraded Batsuit, together with a ginormous Batcycle.
The movie, which started manufacturing in England this spring and was capturing in Glasgow on Monday, stars Ezra Miller, 28, within the lead position. Affleck, 48, will play one model of Batman, whereas Michael Keaton, 69, will return to the position of the caped crusader he performed within the 1989 Tim Burton movie.
Affleck final suited up as Bruce Wayne in 2020’s “Zack Snyder’s Justice League.”
On Monday, plenty of streets within the Scottish metropolis have been closed as an obvious Batman physique double — Affleck himself was busy yachting with rekindled flame Jennifer Lopez, 52, over the weekend — drove the Batcycle. Members of the manufacturing crew have been seen pushing the large bike alongside the road.
Keaton was beforehand noticed filming in London however has but to be seen in his Batman costume. Affleck additionally has not been seen on set.
“[Affleck’s] Batman has a dichotomy that could be very robust, which is his masculinity–due to the best way he seems to be, and the imposing determine that he has, and his jawline — however he’s additionally very susceptible,” director Andy Muschietti instructed Vainness Truthful final yr. “He is aware of easy methods to ship from the within out, that vulnerability. He simply wants a narrative that enables him to carry that distinction, that steadiness.”
“The Flash” will introduce basic audiences to the multiverse, or a shifting variety of alternate universes that coexist in DC comics. Within the movie, The Flash travels again in time to stop his mom’s homicide, which ends up in a string of unintentional penalties, equivalent to assembly Batman in a parallel dimension.
“The Flash” was initially scheduled for launch in 2018, however a troubled improvement course of led to its delay by a number of years. John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein left the mission in July 2019, and in November 2019 it was confirmed that Andy Muschietti would develop into the brand new director. The premiere was rescheduled even additional again from July 1 to Nov. 4, 2022, because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In June, Muschietti teased one other Batman outfit, this time of Keaton’s Batman costume insignia with drops of blood on it.