The Batman is an upcoming American superhero film featuring the DC Comics character Batman and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is intended to be the twelfth installment in the DC Extended Universe. The film is directed by Ben Affleck, produced by Deborah Snyder and Charles Rovenwith a screenplay written by Damon Lindelof and Geoff Johns; Affleck reprises the lead role of Bruce Wayne/Batman; the secundary cast features Jared Leto as the Joker, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Jeremy Irons as Alfred Pennyworth, Campbell Scott as James Gordon and Jena Malone as Barbara Gordon/Oracle; the film was scheduled to be released on May 11, 2018.


  • Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne/Batman: A multi-billionaire businessman sworm to protecting Gotham City from the criminal underworld as a masked vigilante
  • Jared Leto as The Joker: A psychopathic criminal and Batman's archenemy
  • Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn: A crazed supervillian, former phychiatrist and the Joker's girlfriend
  • Jeremy Irons as Alfred Pennyworth: Bruce's trusted butler and confidant
  • Campbell Scott as Commissioner James Gordon: Gotham City's police commissioner
  • Jena Malone as Barbara Gordon/Oracle: Description coming soon
  • Viggo Mortensen as Roman Sionis/Black Mask; Description coming soon
  • Ed Westwick as Jason Todd/Red Hood; Description coming soon
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