Deathstroke Will Reportedly Be The Main Villain In Ben Affleck's Solo BATMAN Movie

Deathstroke Will Reportedly Be The Main Villain In Ben Affleck's Solo BATMAN Movie

Following on from Ben Affleck's big Deathstroke reveal earlier today, a new report indicates that Slade Wilson will actually be the primary antagonist in Affleck's solo outing for the Caped Crusader...

Ben Affleck whipped fans into a frenzy this morning when he posted a video of what appeared to be a big-screen take on Deathstroke striding towards the screen, and it seems that wasn't just an idle tease. If that footage is indeed from one of Warner Bros.' upcoming DC movies it's almost certainly Justice League, but it looks like ol' Slade Wilson will be tangling with The Dark Knight again in Ben Affleck's planned Batman movie.

The report comes from The Wrap, who claims the highly skilled mercenary will actually be the main baddie in the movie. So, those hoping to see Jared Leto's Joker assume that position may be disappointed - though that doesn't mean he won't feature at all, of course.

If Deathstroke is in Justice League that means someone has already been cast in the role, and speculation currently points to former True Blood alum, Joe Manganiello. Nothing too solid, but the actor has been up for a couple of DC roles in the past, is currently in London where the movie is shooting, and he did follow director Zack Snyder very soon after Affleck posted that video. Hmmmm.

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