Michael Keaton is going to return as Batman after almost 30 years since his last portrayal of the  character. According to a source who is not authorized to speak publicly on the subject matter, Keaton is in the negotiation stage of reprising his role in the new The Flash movie.

The film will have It director Andrés Muschietti, will star Ezra Miller as the flash himself and bring back the members of the “Justice League.” The storyline is inspired by the DC Comics from 2011 titled Flashpoint. 

Many of Keaton’s fans are currently celebrating the anniversary of Tim Burton’s 1989 film Batman which Keaton had originally appeared as the character in.

Twitter account @ComicBookNOW wrote, “Michael Keaton’s #Batman premiered 31 years ago today! Who is excited for him to make his return in #TheFlash?!”

@OldSchool80s posted an old movie poster and a photo of Keaton next to Jack Nicholson who played the Joker.

Keaton played the role again in 1992 for Batman Returns. In 2014, he starred in the dark comedy film Birdman about an actor who was previously known for playing a superhero. His character could not seem to restart his career due to the voice of Birdman continuously haunting him. In 2017, Keaton returned to superhero films once again as he played the villainous Vulture in Marvel’s Spider-Man: Homecoming.

Last year, it was announced that Twilight star Robert Pattinson would be playing the caped crusader in director Matt Reeves’ film The Batman. The movie is currently still in production.


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