Pittsburgh native Joe Manganiello is suiting up to take on Batman in the cape crusader’s upcoming solo film.
Ben Affleck, who plays the Dark Knight, tweeted a video of Manganiello dressed as comic book villain Deathstroke.
— Ben Affleck (@BenAffleck) August 29, 2016
The Wall Street Journal reports that the DC Entertainment president and chief creative officer, Geoff Johns, confirmed the casting.
The exact release date for the new Batman movie has not been confirmed, but the earliest it could likely hit theaters is 2018.