‘Batman V Superman’ Casting A Young Bruce Wayne

Patricia Didelot - Author
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Dec. 13 2014, Updated 5:55 p.m. ET

Even though Batman v Superman director Zack Snyder had wrapped filming in New Mexico, he still wants to cast a young Bruce Wayne.

According to a report in Comic Book Movie, Warner Bros. has a new casting call for a 10 and 12-year-old kid, who will supposedly play young Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck). Snyder tweeted on December 10 that production in New Mexico had come to an end.

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The webiste One Headlight Ink has the following casting call.

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“Oneheadlightink, Midthunder Casting is searching for a ’10 -AND- 12 year old, Caucasian boys (SAG principal roles – to portray a young BEN AFFLECK) who have extensive WUSHU, KUNG FU, or PENTAK SILAT training and experience.’ They also said that they would be excepting a ‘high level (state – world champion) competitors in all martial arts forms.’ With that said, most likely the young Ben Affleck (Bruce Wayne) will be involved with some sort high-level training in Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice.”

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The site also says that those who want to be considered should register “No later than Monday morning 12/15.” If interested in being cast as a young Bruce Wayne in Batman v Superman they can email MidthunderCasting@gmail.com.

Speculation is that the scenes will be mostly related to re-shoots and will probably show as a flashback or two. Earlier, it was reported that a scene depicting Bruce Wayne’s parents’ murder will be part of the blockbuster, as it has in past versions.

The heartbreaking scene was filmed while the Batman v Superman cast and crew were in Chicago last month, as reported by the Inquisitr at the time. Several photos were shared by Twitter users at the time.

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In addition to the Batman v Superman casting call for a young Bruce Wayne, a colored photo of Affleck in his Batsuit was officially released by Zack Snyder’s production label, Cruel and Unusual. It’s not a new photo, but a different version of the black and white one the director shared on Twitter back in May.

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