"Let me be very clear, I am the luckiest guy in the world", Affleck told the packed room. Batman is the coolest part in the universe. I am so thrilled to do it.
That being said, it doesn't necessarily rule out the fact that Warner Bros.is considering where to take the Bruce Wayne character, and if they are looking to move him into a mentor role to a younger Dark Knight at some point in the future.More news: Rob Kardashian to be 'more mature' following social media outburst
It's likely the studio is covering their bases and will have a way to remove Affleck from the picture if he decides after Justice League and The Batman that he does indeed want out.
He even said that he would stand in the background as an ape for Matt Reeves, so it appears he's totally on board with Reeves as director. It's incredible. I know there was speculation and rumors about me not directing. When Affleck's name was left out of the release announcing Reeves as director, many took it as a sign that he had left the project; however, Affleck later confirmed that he was still set to star.
The news comes just after The Hollywood Reporter published a piece hinting that Affleck might be out as the superhero while Warner Bros. studio considers a shift in direction. Reeves has dropped a script by Affleck and Geoff Johns, and Affleck once was attached to direct himself. Its fucking unbelievable. I still can't believe it.More news: Ann Coulter Exchanges Major Shade with Airline Over Seat Relocation Drama
He went on to say they're really proud of Justice League and he's really excited to be Batman.
Ben Affleck has no plans to stop playing Batman anytime soon.More news: Celtic and Linfield could potentially face tough sanctions from UEFA