Actor Ben Affleck has stepped down from Matt Reeves' directorial The Batman.
Affleck had earlier played Batman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Suicide Squad and Justice League.
"Excited for The Batman in Summer 2021 and to see Matt Reeves' vision come to life," he tweeted along with an article about his exit from the upcoming film.
Warner Bros has now officially announced that The Batman will release on June 25, 2021.
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The plot and other casting details of the 2021 version of Batman have not been revealed. Written and directed by Matt Reeves, The Batman will focus on a younger Bruce Wayne. So the search is on for the new actor who will step into the role.