If you happen to like Batman, and should you like Ben Barnes, you’re in all probability itching for him to land the function as Nightwing within the subsequent Caped Crusader journey. The Punisher star not solely seems to be just like the character, however has additionally confirmed himself to be an important cog within the superhero machine. It’s not a stretch to say the present wouldn’t be the identical with out his backstabbing Billy Russo.
In fact, the leap from backstabbing to having Batman’s again could be a giant one. However this wouldn’t be Barnes’ first rodeo as a heroic sidekick. He was terrific as Prince Caspian in The Chronicles of Narnia. A frontrunner with a fearless stare and wavy hair. We additionally preferred him within the BBC drama Gold Digger, the place he was given the possibility to essentially exhibit his performing chops.
If something, most individuals noticed him taking up the function of Batman in Matt Reeves’ upcoming movie. Now that Robert Pattinson has stuffed the spot although, we will solely pray he nonetheless will get an opportunity to save lots of the day as Nightwing, and right here’s how he may look within the half if he ought to snag it:
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Appears good, proper? I’m not alone in pondering this and numerous polls and fan photographs may simply make this dream a actuality. Then once more, a number of different names are being thought of, together with: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Corey Hawkins, Jensen Ackles and most surprisingly, Michael Cera.
Nonetheless, this can be a larger function than you initially may assume. Whoever lands it’ll get the possibility to be a touchstone within the DCEU because the character has backgrounds within the worlds of Batman and Superman and can seemingly be featured in each storylines.
As of now, Barnes’ traction is merely Twitter posts, fan artwork and polls. However the extra of that we get, the extra seemingly Matt Reeves is to forged him as Nightwing.