Many who have worked with Warner Bros., like Zack Snyder and Joe Manganiello, wish that Ben Affleck had made his Batman film before leaving director’s chair and role to Matt Reeves and Robert Pattinson. Perhaps Ben Affleck’s Batman movie could be adapted as a comic book, much like how Snyder would like to see his Justice League story continued in the same format.
Jay Oliva, storyboard artist for Wonder Woman and Justice League, disputed film critic Scott Mendelson’s claim that Ben Affleck left his role as Bruce Wayne because he “didn’t want to be Batman anymore.”
Oliva further states that he had worked closely with Ben Affleck and that “his version of Batman in his solo movie would have made fans proud.”
I'm curious where you got this info from Scott? Did Ben tell you this because I was working with him personally just prior to him leaving the project and not once did he seem like he didn't want to be Batman. His version of Batman in his solo movie would have mad fans proud.
— Jay Oliva (@jayoliva1) December 29, 2020
Whatever the case may be for the future, it seems very unlikely that Affleck will return as Bruce Wayne after what will be the character’s apparent swansong in Ezra Miller’s The Flash.