will get to wear his cape again amid buzz that there will be a standalone movie on Batman following Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
The movie will focus on the Dark Knight and is reportedly planned under the working title The Batman though Warner Bros has made no official announcement regarding it.
Affleck will return as Batman for a film due in 2019, reports Ace Showbiz quoting Latino Review.
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The film joins a series of rumoured DC projects that include Shazam!, Sandman, Justice League, Wonder Woman and The Flash.
The only officially-announced project so far is Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, scheduled for May 6, 2016.
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Henry Cavill and Amy Adams are returning as Clark Kent and Lois Lane respectively. Gal Gadot is cast as Wonder Woman, and Jason Momoa is expected to play Aquaman.