Fans are convinced that Noah Centineo maybe joining The Batman. Also known for his stint in The Fosters, the budding actor shot to stardom after starring in Netflix's To All The Boys I've Loved Before, where he played Peter Kavinsky opposite Lana Condor's Lara Jean Covey. He followed it up with another coming-of-age film from the streaming giant in Sierra Burgess Is A Loser portraying Jamey, the love interest of Stranger Things alumni and Riverdale star Shannon Purser. And if this new rumor turns out to be true, Centineo might also appear in Matt Reeves' upcoming standalone film focusing on Batman.
Originally set to star and be directed and written by Ben Affleck, the actor eventually dropped out of directing and writing, handing the said duties to Reeves, but was still supposed to portray the iconic DC superhero. But with persistent rumors that he's out of the DCEU, his involvement, aside from producing it, is currently bleak. Latest on the project is that Reeves has finally finished the script, which means that if it gets the green light from Warner Bros. the project might begin production as early as next summer. Plot specifics are still scant of the moment, but the director previously debunked rumors that the movie will be based on Frank Miller's Batman: Year One narrative.
Centineo recently took it to his Instagram Story and told his fans that he's in the Warner Bros. lot for a fitting. While the young actor didn't give anything away with regard to what project it was for, he added that he's stoked about it. What makes this interesting is Revenge of the Fans' rounding back to their report last month claiming that the actor may be up for a role in The Batman.
It's important to point out that Centineo being linked to The Batman is still a rumor at this point (the report even reiterated this), which means that he could be at Warner Bros. for a different project. It's possible that his breakout role in To All The Boys I've Loved Before has opened more opportunities for the budding actor. Following the success of Crazy Rich Asians, Warner Bros. might be keen on making more romantic comedies, and considering Centineo's track record when it comes to the genre, he might be up for a lead role in one of their upcoming projects.
Despite this, fans continue to weigh in on the possibility that Centineo might appear in The Batman. Some of them aren't exactly sold on the idea that he may be playing a young Bruce Wayne - a casting speculation that could make sense considering that the upcoming project will reportedly center on a younger version. Rather, several are more open to him playing Dick Grayson/Nightwing or Tim Drake/Robin. Considering he's really up for a part in the forthcoming standalone film, it's difficult to gauge at this point which character he could be playing given that the film's time setting is still unconfirmed. It's best not to get too attached to the idea of him in the superhero film until his supposed casting is made official.
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