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Michael Keaton May Play Batman Again In The Flash Movie - Report

The classic live-action Batman actor may return to the role as part of the upcoming DC movie The Flash.


Michael Keaton is among the long list of actors to portray a live-action version of Batman, and he's certainly one of the most beloved to do so. While he's been away from the role for decades, Keaton may be coming back to play Bruce Wayne once again.

That's according to a story from The Hollywood Reporter, which states that Keaton is "in talks" to reprise the role for the upcoming movie The Flash. THR also reports that Keaton may appear in "several other DC-oriented film projects" as a mentor, a role similar to Samuel L. Jackson's Nick Fury in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It seems Batgirl could be one of the films Keaton may show up in.

No further details are shared on Keaton's role; perhaps The Flash's time-travel abilities will send him back to a time when Keaton was Batman. Will Flash do him a kindness and bring him the tools to be able to turn his head? Only time will tell.

It's been nearly three decades since Keaton last played Batman, in 1992's Batman Returns.

The long-delayed movie The Flash stars Ezra Miller as Barry Allen. As of last year, it will be directed by Andy Muschietti, who also helmed Stephen King's It and It: Chapter 2.

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