The "Archenemy" star describes Affleck's plans for "The Batman" and explains Deathstroke's new look in the Snyder Cut of "Justice League."
'Gangs of London' director Gareth Evans speaks candidly about what his Deathstroke movie would have been, and why it didn't happen.
Actor Joe Manganiello dropped a juicy “Justice League” leftover this Thanksgiving weekend — a first-look image of himself as DC Comics villain Deathstroke. In a late Friday upload with no caption, Manganiello shared a still from the final post-credits scene of Zack Snyder’s superhero bonanza.
“The Raid” helmer Gareth Evans is in early discussions to write and direct DC Comics Assassin “Deathstroke” film, TheWrap has exclusively learned. “True Blood” and “Magic Mike” star Joe Manganiello is attached to star. Deathstroke was previously attached to be the antagonist on the solo “The Batman” film when Ben Affleck was still attached to direct. “He’s a great villain because — I just had an instinctive feeling that he would match up with him well.
Joe Manganiello, set to play villain Deathstroke in 'The Batman,' describes on MTV podcast how his serious discussions for Superman role got derailed
Manganiello, who plays Hefty in the new animated adventure ‘Smurfs: The Lost Village’ (in cinemas 31 March), revealed to Yahoo that he used to collect and polish animal skulls as a kid. “When I was a kid I used to go on lots of hikes,” he told us, “I don’t know why I just thought of this, but I used to collect animal skulls in the wild.
It looks as though ‘The Batman’ is going through some changes. During an interview with CBS Pittsburgh (via Batman News) Joe Manganiello – the man behind the Deathstroke mask – cast doubt on whether or not he’s even in the movie at all. “Maybe,” he said, throwing his hands up in the air when asked about ‘The Batman’.
The Dark Knight kicks it up a notch… according to Deathstroke. “[Ben Affleck’s] take is a fresh take but I think the audience is going to be surprised,” he told the Mark Madden, Super Genius Podcast. Well, if you believe the hype, it could mean that reports of ‘The Batman’ script being in a spot of bother could be very, very wrong.
During an interview with Entertainment Tonight, ‘The Batman’ star Joe Manganiello revealed that Ben Affleck’s first solo Batman movie starts filming in spring. “I mentioned the other day, it’s been around for a long time that the movie … There is no Batman movie happening yet,” he told The Huffington Post. Of course, Affleck’s comments come after he seemingly confirmed the title for his upcoming Batman movie… but he’s since tried to affirm that the title hasn’t quite been decided.
Zack Snyder may have just confirmed Deathstroke for ‘Justice League’. Appearing on Twitter, the ‘Justice League’ director tweeted out a rather cool image of himself pawing over the film’s storyboard while wearing one of Batman’s gauntlets with the hashtag ‘#cosplay’. At first glance, the storyboard Zack is working on remains practically illegible.
It’s official - Joe Manganiello is Deathstroke. According to The Wall Street Journal, DC Entertainment president Geoff Johns confirmed that Joe Manganiello will star as Deathstroke in Ben Affleck’s first solo Batman movie. “Batman will face comic book villain Deathstroke, played by ‘True Blood’ star Joe Manganiello, in Ben Affleck’s first solo movie playing the Dark Knight,” they revealed.