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Jeffrey Dean Morgan wants to play Batman in a movie version of Flashpoint as The CW confirms Flash Season 2 will focus on Flashpoint…

June 21st, 2016 by Marc Comments


Ok, so we all knew when Flash appeared to Bruce Wayne in Batman V Superman that, while many were confused, it was DC’s way of saying they we’re for messing around… the DC Comic universe was officially up for the taking.

And, let’s be honest, if you know anything about comics, you’ll know that Flash travelling in time is a big part of the DC story lines, especially the big ones like The Flashpoint Paradox, the storyline that sees Flash changing the timeline and, as a ripple of that, Bruce Wayne dies on the fateful night his parents were attacked and, as a result, Thomas Wayne becomes Batman; a scarier, meaner Batman than the one we all know.

And, as fate would have it, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, talking about Batman V Superman and The Walking Dead (he plays Negan, remember) was asked by a fan if he’d like to play the older, Thomas Wayne version of Batman and his answer? “Man, I would love to play that Batman… It would be very cool… Flashpoint would be very cool.”

The actor goes on to say he’s been asking Zach Snyder for a bigger role in the DC Cinematic universe, hinting that the Flashpoint Batman may, at some point, actually y be on the cards:  “Man, I would love it. I would definitely love it”.

Wether it ever happens is unknown and, while we would love to see it, we really can’t see it happening. The actor’s full comments are in the three videos at the bottom of the page if you want to check it out.

However, in another strange twist of fate, in The CW DC TV Universe, Flash point is officially happening this October when The Flash returns!

IF you remember at the end of season 2 Barry finally broke and went back in time and saved his mum from the murderous hands of Zoom… and anyone who knows anything about time travel stories will know this isn’t a good idea, no matter how good it seems.

And Grant Gustin who plays the Flash/Barry Allen tweeted earlier today:

It also seems the first episode of season 3 will be called Flashpoint. Next season will be very interesting indeed…

Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….