Joe Manganiello to Play Deathstroke in Ben Affleck’s Batman Movie
It’s confirmed! ‘True Blood’ hunk Joe Manganiello will play DC’s deadly assassin Deathstroke in Ben Affleck’s upcoming Batman standalone film.
Affleck shared last week a video online of Manganiello in his Deathstroke get-up, but didn’t reveal the identity of the actor behind the mask. (watch below)
Deathstroke, aka Slade Wilson, first appeared in “The New Teen Titans #2” in 1980. Although he originally appeared as the archenemy of the teenage superhero team, Deathstroke eventually had run-ins with many other characters in the DC Universe, including Batman.
The Batman film doesn’t have a release date yet, though it is expected between 2018 and 2020.
— Ben Affleck (@BenAffleck) August 29, 2016