Deathstroke is heading to the DC Movie Universe.
Earlier today, Ben Affleck tweeted a short video of the classic DC villain walking towards the camera. While it was not confirmed, it would appear to be a video from set of Justice League.
— Ben Affleck (@BenAffleck) August 29, 2016
Shortly after, The Wrap reported that, according to their sources, Deathstroke would in fact be the main villain in the solo Batman movie – rumoured to be titled, simply, The Batman – that Affleck will direct and star in.
Earlier this year, speculation began over Deathstroke’s future on the big screen when Arrow creator Marc Guggenheim revealed that the character would not be returning to the series, as he was “currently tied up in another DC project”