Movie News: Armie Hammer Not Interested in Playing Batman

Written by Andrew Pollard Tuesday, 06 August 2013

Movie News

After Armie Hammer landed the role of Batman in George Miller’s failed JUSTICE LEAGUE, the actor was presumed to be a front-runner for the Caped Crusader in the MAN OF STEEL sequel. Well, apparently Hammer is no longer interested in any Bat-shenanigans.

Speaking to Digital Spy, the actor said, “I’m actually not a big fan of superhero films. If you have a guy who is supposed to be invulnerable, then what’s the point?”

Hammer was also asked who would win in a fight between Batman and Superman, to which he replied, “I would have to go with Batman. He’s got more technology and he actually has a piece of kryptonite that Superman actually gave him to beat him.”

Regardless of Hammer’s interest or lack thereoff, recent news suggests that Josh Brolin is the current front-runner for an older, grizzled version of the World’s Greatest Detective.

The currently untitled MAN OF STEEL sequel is scheduled for a 2015 release.

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