The American actor Armie Hammer is in close negotiations with Warner Bros to play the role of Batman in the new movie The Batman that will be released in 2021. He would succeed Ben Affleck, who took over the role of Batman in recent years.

That reports Revenge of the Fans.

The release date of the new Batman film, directed by Matt Reeves, is scheduled for June 21, 2021.

Armie Hammer previously played in films like The Social Network and J. Edgar , in which among others Leonardo DiCaprio was to be admired.