Armie Hammer Denies 'Batman' Casting Rumor
Don't start fitting Armie Hammer for a cape just yet.
"No one who can actually give me the job has asked me if I’m interested," he told Yahoo! UK.
"I don’t even know if they’re done – I think they’re still working on a script. I don’t think that they’re close to production but I can conclusively tell you that no one has checked my availability, which is a bummer.”
Ben Affleck, who played Gotham City's Caped Crusader in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" and "Justice League," recently confirmed he had stepped down from the role.
Warner Bros. has set a release date of June 25, 2021, but little is known about Reeves' plans for the next Bruce Wayne. He is definitely not adapting Frank Miller's comic "Batman: Year One," though he reportedly is looking for a younger actor to play the character.