By now, Ben Affleck knows a stinker when he smells one.
We sensed some trouble brewing in Gotham City last month when the multi-hyphenate stepped down from directing the upcoming solo Batman movie — supposedly so he could focus all his energy on playing the superhero.
But now it looks like Warner Bros. might need some saving, as new rumors are claiming Ben doesn't even want to be Batman anymore!
Before the Argo filmmaker bowed out of directing the Batman v Superman followup, he was making some distressing claims in interviews — saying there wasn't a script yet and that the project wasn't even a "sure thing"!
And according to insiders, the 44-year-old's apathetic responses are due to the fact that he wants to get out of playing the Caped Crusader altogether.
In the latest episode of YouTube's Collider Movie Talk, host John Campea explained he had spoken to three separate sources connected to the hot mess at WB, who all said Batfleck wants to hang up his cape for good.
Prefacing that listeners should take the news "with a massive, massive grain of salt," he dished: