Justice League: Ben Affleck gets new Batsuit because that'll make things better

The Caped Crusader's getting another upgrade for a climactic battle scene too

Jacob Stolworthy
Tuesday 26 July 2016 09:00

There were quite a few things wrong with Batman v Superman, but - in fairness to costume designer Michael Wilkinson - Ben Affleck's Batsuit wasn't one of them.

This hasn't prevented the Caped Crusader from getting a costume makeover for the next film he'll appear in, DC superhero mash-up Justice League, which debuted its first footage at this year's Comic-Con.

With Bruce Wayne briefly appearing as Batman at the end of the clip, you'd be forgiven for failing to notice the suit's transition from grey to black highlighted by the below Instagram post.

It seems that post-Batman v Superman, Bruce Wayne's treated his Batsuit to an armour upgrade also.

Wilkinson has also revealed there's another new costume on the horizon named the Tactical Suit. Bearing more armour, it's set to appear towards the end of the film after Batman realises he needs to up his game if he's to fight beings with genuine superpowers.

Affleck is set to direct himself in a standalone Batman film that is scheduled to be released after upcoming DC projects Aquaman, The Flash and Wonder Woman which previewed an action-packed trailer at the San Diego fan convention.

Batman v Superman director Zack Snyder returns to direct Justice League which will be released 17 November 2017. DC will next focus on a ragtag bunch of villains - including Joker and Harley Quinn - in Suicide Squad which is set for a 5 August release.

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