Los Angeles: "Gone Girl" star Ben Affleck has reportedly signed a "golden deal" with Warner Bros to appear in multiple stand-alone Batman movies.
Ben Affleck. Pic/Santa Banta
According to Den of Geek, the 42-year-old actor is offered an extended deal to reprise his superhero role in a new trilogy of the Caped Crusader films, reported Ace Showbiz.
The studio's bosses were impressed with Affleck's performance as The Dark Knight after watching "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" in an early screening.
The "near finished cut" reportedly got "standing ovation" from viewers that included the film's crew.
"Dawn of Justice" which pits Affleck's Batman against Henry Cavill's Man of Steel will make release in the US on March 25, 2016.
Affleck takes the mantle from Christian Bale. No solo Batman movie has been announced so far but Affleck is expected to return for "Suicide Squad" and a two-part "Justice League" movie.