Armie Hammer Rumored To Take Over as Batman

With Ben Affleck stepping away from directing duties for The Batman, rumors have begun to fly that he wants to step away from the whole kit and caboodle, including the role of Batman. As Armie Hammer was once cast as Bats in the the unproduced Justice League film back in 2007 (which never got off the ground due to the writers strike), he is in talks to don the cowl. However, Affleck has previously stated that he is still committed to the film, stating:

“There are certain characters who hold a special place in the hearts of millions. Performing this role demands focus, passion and the very best performance I can give. It has become clear that I cannot do both jobs to the level they require. Together with the studio, I have decided to find a partner in a director who will collaborate with me on this massive film. I am still in this, and we are making it, but we are currently looking for a director. I remain extremely committed to this project, and look forward to bringing this to life for fans around the world.”

Hammer would be a good choice should the role need replacing, though given the am

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