This is a different tune than the one Affleck was singing at Comic-Con this summer when he denied reports he was looking to exit the DC Comics franchise, stating: "I am the luckiest guy in the world". Batman, played by Affleck, is the crime fighting alter-ego of billionaire playboy Bruce Wayne.
Considering how many thought the romance between her and Steve (Chris Pine) in her own movie earlier this year was relatively weak, would it be better to allow her to stand on her own two feet without a racy subplot?
Affleck, who's doing press for "Justice League", said he's "contemplating" Matt Reeves' solo Batman movie, for which he wrote the now-scrapped first script. Capturing one of the evil alt-Batmen, the Batman Who Laughs, would take the kind of intricate approach Bill Skarsgård displayed so gruesomely in Stephen King's It.
Justice League is going to be a thrilling event for sure and there are many things that need to be done right so that both comic fans and general audiences can equally enjoy and embrace this film.
Hollywood actor Ben Affleck has revealed that he is already seeking "a graceful and cool way to segue out" of the DC Extended Universe. He was great. He's a hero, so he had something to channel and work with there.
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In August, Affleck's brother Casey Affleck said he doesn't think Ben will return to play Batman in Reeves' upcoming film. Besides, Affleck also joked that having Jason Momoa (Aquaman) in the film also brought on sexual tension for their characters. Plus, we want to see him let loose as an action star.
It's always possible that Affleck is playing coy, in case his character doesn't survive Justice League, but given the public relationship he's had with the role, it's just as easy to believe that he really doesn't want to do it anymore.
Ben Affleck (R) and Gal Gadot pose during a photocall to promote the movie "Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice" in Mexico City, Mexico, March 19, 2016.
Ben Affleck's Batman and Ezra Miller's Flash can both be seen this weekend in Warner Bros' Justice League.