Write what you are looking for and press enter to begin your search!


Live News

New Marvel Game From Amy Hennig Will Be Shown This September At D23: In an intense match, the Lone Wolves came out victorious. Read all about the big night here // Will Insomniac's Spider-Man Feature Multiplayer? These PC Files Seem To Suggest That Idea: In an intense match, the Lone Wolves came out victorious. Read all about the big night here // Matrixport Partners With Resurgence To Boost Financial Literacy Amongst Gamers In Malaysia: In an intense match, the Lone Wolves came out victorious. Read all about the big night here
post-16 post-13

Ben Affleck Is Batman No More, The Batman Release Date Confirmed

Warner Bros. has announced (via The Hollywood Reporter) the upcoming release dates of several movies, including a whopping 3 DC Comics’ movies in 2021 alone. This includes Matt Reeve’s standalone The Batman, The Suicide Squad (sequel to 2016’s Suicide Squad), and DC Super Pets.

However, the most shocking, albeit not entirely unexpected, reveal to come out of all this is that Ben Affleck will not be reprising his role as Bruce Wayne/Batman in The Batman. This was reportedly confirmed by Affleck himself, in a tweet which you can check out below.

Ben Affleck’s departure from the role of the Dark Knight has long been speculated by fans and journalists alike, ever since the underwhelming Justice League movie in 2017. To replace him, The Batman will feature a younger Bruce Wayne in his prime and not the Frank Miller-inspired older Batfleck version.

Meanwhile, DC Superpets will feature the pets of several DC characters including Superman’s Krypto, Batman’s dog Ace the Bat-Hound, Supergirl’s cat Streaky and more. Imagine it to be like a pet version of the Justice League, though I have no idea if this would work in live action.

DC Superpets

Batman also has a Bat-Cow and that’s no (killing) joke.

DC Superpets is slated to release on 21 May 2021, followed by The Batman on 25 June and The Suicide Squad on 6 August in the same year.

Fans of Batfleck will certainly loathe this decision, as some of them consider Ben Affleck’s turn as the Caped Crusader to be the best live-action portrayal of the character. I for one look forward to a younger Batman, and one that is worthy of carrying the mantle in a way closer to that of the source material.

For what to expect from the upcoming The Batman movie, director Matt Reeves had this to say in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter: “It’s very much a point of view-driven, noir Batman tale. It’s told very squarely on his shoulders, and I hope it’s going to be a story that will be thrilling but also emotional.” He also explained that his version of Batman will be “more in his detective mode than we’ve seen in the films.”


Related News

Bandai's Dragon Ball Z Games Are Doing Fine & Dandy, Selling Over 8 Million Copies Each

Bandai Namco's anime meal ticket Dragon Ball Z has been beneficial video games-wise. The company announced that both its DBZ games, Dragon Ball Fig...

EVOS Esports Thailand Are Your Wild Rift Summer Super Cup 2021 Champions

The League of Legends: Wild Rift SEA Icon Series Summer Super Cup 2021 is over and done with. The winner is EVOS Esports Thailand, who has beaten Taiw...

Tencent Acquires Warframe & Gears Tactics Developers

Tencent has acquired Leyou Technologies for a whopping US$1.5 billion deal. It was signed-off by Leyou shareholders on 11 December 2020 and finalised...

Write a comment

Your email address will not be published.


  1. Netflix Military Heist Flick Triple Frontier Releasing Next Week – KAKUCHOPUREI.COM

    March 5, 2019 at 12:38 pm

    […] boasts an all-star cast, which includes former Batman Ben Affleck, Star Wars alum Oscar Isaac, Narcos’ Pedro Pascal, Pacific Rim’s Charlie […]

Tournament Tool Kit

Kakuchopurei Community

Follow us on Twitter

Featured Video