Get all the details on how Ben Affleck unveiled Deathstroke as his villain in the Batman Solo Movie…
Ben Affleck is currently in London reprising his role as Bruce Wayne/Batman for Man of Steel and Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice director Zack Snyder. Justice League Pt 1 is the next in the DC Extended Universe films. According to reports, the identity of the actor playing Slade Wilson/Deathstroke in the movie and his role in the Justice League narrative, remains a mystery for the time being. But we have heard who they have in mind.
Many fans were quick to speculate that this Deathstroke video is actually test footage for the Batman solo movie that Affleck is slated to direct. It has also been speculated that the script for the Batman solo movie will be dark. It is also said that he is currently developing with newly-appointed DC Entertainment President and acclaimed comic book writer, Geoff Johns to develop the movie.
Meanwhile, The Wrap reports:
Deathstroke will serve as the main villain in Affleck’s solo Batman movie. The DCEU has thus far embraced the idea of interconnectivity between its movies. It is also a way of tying all the films together, by using Batman V Superman to introduce Justice League members Wonder Woman, Aquaman, The Flash and Cyborg. Having Affleck’s Caped Crusader appear in David Ayer’s own DEU feature, Suicide Squad helps to continue the DCEU.
With that said, it only makes sense that Deathstroke will make his DCEU debut with an appearance in Justice League. It will be a lead in for the upcoming Batman solo project. Also having him serving as the main antagonist in the Batman solo film and keeping with that approach.
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Here is the video game in which is said to be made into the live action DCEU Batman solo film: