While The Walking Dead star took on the part of Thomas Wayne, the alternate Flash timeline would have him playing a very different role.
As Matt Reeves plots a course for his own trilogy, the 44-year old is said to be phased out of the franchise for good at the conclusion of Justice League.
He wouldn't commit to the part whatsoever, and instead joked that any statement on the record would be spun out of all control.
Going behind the scenes with his Warner Brothers negotiations, the filmmaker outlined that the DC installment will be of his own making.
Setting an ambitious personal objective to follow in the footsteps of Christopher Nolan, the director clarified that his target might not become reality.
With 13 Reasons Why star Katherine Langford rumored to be leading the pack, Joss Whedon and DC are searching for an actor whose stock is on the rise.
Drawing parallels to his latest blockbuster War for the Planet of the Apes, the filmmaker will quickly transition to the Ben Affleck blockbuster.
Reflecting on his career choices, the actor told the Associated Press that he opted for a low key romantic drama in 2005 rather than become the Caped Crusader.
From unusual casting methods to taxing set conditions and the new phenomenon of the franchise, the stars of the 1992 DC epic reunite after a quarter of a century.
The veteran actor revealed that he not only turned down Tim Burton's approach, but he also did likewise for a Joe Dante version that never made a final cut.
The veteran filmmaker gave an unreserved apology to DC fans for his 1997 flop that threatened to kill off the Caped Crusader for generations.
Taking on the DC superhero in the 1960s, West's passing at the age of 88 followed many heartfelt messages by those that enjoyed his work over the decades.