Actor Ben Affleck’s involvement in the future of the DC Extended Universe may be in doubt again, but even if he leaves the role, he’s got a few souvenirs of his time as Batman, as he has now admitted to taking an unspecified number of Batarangs from the set of Justice League.
During his recent appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Affleck explained that the prop department would call him about missing items. Although bigger toys like the Batmobile were well-protected, Affleck stated that he did, in fact, take home some Batarangs. “You can’t exactly have been stealing it if you got billed for it, which is what happened to me at the end of this story,” Affleck continued. “Turns out, Batarangs aren’t cheap.”
Colbert then asked Affleck whether the Batarangs actually worked, to which he answered, “It’ll hit guys.”
Rumors have recently re-surfaced that Affleck will step down from the role of Batman, with some stating that The Batman director Matt Reeves is eyeing actor Jake Gyllenhaal (Nightcrawler) as a replacement.
In theaters now, Justice League stars Ben Affleck as Batman, Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, Henry Cavill as Superman, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Jason Momoa as Aquaman, Ezra Miller as The Flash, Ray Fisher as Cyborg, Jeremy Irons as Alfred Pennyworth, Diane Lane as Martha Kent, Ciarán Hinds as Steppenwolf, Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor and J.K. Simmons as Commissioner Gordon.
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