Batman: ‘The Punisher’ Star Ben Barnes Gets Imagined As The Dark Knight

Ben Affleck DCEU Ben Barnes The Punisher Batman MarvelWith Matt Reeves looking for a new dark knight, The Punisher star Ben Barnes becomes Batman in new fan art.

Director Matt Reeves and Warner Bros. are currently looking for a new Batman to replace Ben Affleck for the upcoming DC film. Fancasts are now being shared across the internet as Reeves and the studio look for a younger actor to don the cape and cowl. One name that has been floated around is The Punisher‘s Ben Barnes. The Punisher star even shared a photo of himself as the caped crusader on Instagram. New fan art from the DC Cinematic subreddit offers another look at what Ben Barnes could look like as Batman:

FAN-MADE: Ben Barnes as Batman is my only fancast from DC_Cinematic

Do you think Ben Barnes would make a good dark knight? Comment below!

Plot details are currently under wraps, though the film will center around a younger caped crusader and includes multiple villains. Matt Reeves also confirmed that it will not be directly based on Frank Miller’s Batman: Year One comic and will make full use of the dark knight’s detective skills to a greater extent than previous films.

Marvel’s The Punisher stars Jon Bernthal, Ben Barnes, Amber Rose Revah, Jason R. Moore, Josh Stewart, Floriana Lima, Giorgia Whigham, Corbin Bernsen, Annette O’Toole and Deborah Ann Woll. Here’s the synopsis for The Punisher Season 2:

Former marine-turned-vigilante Frank Castle (Jon Bernthal) has been living a quiet life on the road until he suddenly becomes embroiled in the attempted murder of a young girl (Giorgia Whigham). As he is drawn into the mystery surrounding her and those in pursuit of the information she holds, Castle attracts a new target on his back as new and old enemies force him to confront whether he should accept his destiny and embrace a life as “The Punisher.

Marvel’s The Punisher season two is now streaming on Netflix.

The Batman will be released in theaters on June  25, 2021.

Suicide Squad Characters That Can Appear In The James Gunn Sequel

James Gunn Suicide Squad DC ComicsJames Gunn is directing The Suicide Squad for Warner Bros. but that comes at a cost.

When the first Suicide Squad was about to hit theaters DC fans were completely ecstatic. The trailers looked great and the feel of the movie was much different than the darkness that preceded it in Man of Steel and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. This movie was expected to be one of DC’s biggest hits and it turned out to be one of the biggest let-downs of all time.

Suicide Squad was bad and its reviews reflected that. It was one of the only movies I’ve ever been upset at and it made me want to leave the theater. A sequel was announced because the film did well at the box office, going through a number of drafts until James Gunn was brought on to write it. With James Gunn now officially set to direct The Suicide Squad, it looks like the film will be a bit of a soft reboot.

Last night was a bit of a DC maelstrom of news. We got the release dates and official titles of Matt Reeves’ The Batman and James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad. Both movies will be hitting theaters in Summer 2021. Throughout all of the chaos a small tidbit surfaced about The Suicide Squad: the James Gunn-directed film will be some sort of relaunch with new characters and actors. Here are the characters I think James Gunn should introduce in his Suicide Squad movie. Hit Next to view all of my choices.

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