July 27, 2016  

Report: Zack Snyder Approaches 'Watchmen' Star for Batman Role

August 7, 2013 (6:47 am) GMT
The 'Man of Steel' director reportedly has met Jeffrey Dean Morgan to offer him the coveted role in the upcoming Batman-Superman movie.

Another actor is reportedly considered to be the new Bruce Wayne depicter in the sequel to "". This time, Think McFly Think reports that director Zack Snyder has sat down with his "" star, , to discuss the possibility of the 47-year-old actor starring as Batman in the hotly-anticipated crossover movie.

The casting news comes two days after The Hollywood Reporter unveiled shortlist of actors approached to portray the caped crusader. Among the said contenders are , and . Latino Review even added that "" star was in the mix as well.

Whoever wins the coveted role will share the same frame with , who will reprise his role as Clark Kent a.k.a. Superman. , who has been linked to the vacant role following 's retirement as Batman, cites Cavill as one of reasons why he is not interested in tackling the role.

"I think if Henry and I did that film and then a superhero film straight after, people might start to wonder about us," Hammer said to Metro, referring to Guy Ritchie's "" in which he stars opposite Cavill.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Not a Wise Spender, Kylie Jenner Is Reportedly Nearly Broke
  2. 'Suicide Squad' Star Ike Barinholtz Welcomes Second Baby With Wife
  3. T.J. Miller Parties Hard in First 'Office Christmas Party' Trailer
  4. Watch Stephen Colbert Crash and Get Kicked Off DNC Stage During 'Hunger Games' Spoof
  5. Kendall Jenner on Freeing Her Nipples: 'I Don't See What the Big Deal Is'
  6. Mila Kunis Flaunts Baby Bump at 'Bad Moms' L.A. Premiere
  7. Aaron Rodgers Finally Addresses Brother Jordan's 'Bachelorette' Gig and Family Estrangement
  8. Lupita Nyong'o Reveals 'Black Panther' Plot Details