Roughly 2 weeks ago, fan boys of the world held their breathe in anticipation when Ben Affleck tweeted the following video somewhat confirming Deathstroke was to appear in some capacity at some point in the future
Since then the burning question amongst friends has been: Who should play Deathstroke? If you want to know the front runners, give We Got This Covered‘s piece on the top 8 candidates for the role
Well it finally looks as though Ben Affleck has finally managed to pin down the perfect candidate. Joe Manganiello, probably best known for his terrific role in the Magic Mike series, has been signed up to appear in the upcoming Batman Solo film in 2019 in news first revealed by The Wrap.
To those that don’t know, Deathstroke (aka Slade Wilson) is one of DC’s most feared assassins. After volunteering for medical experiments designed to stimulate his adrenal gland in the hopes of increasing a soldier’s ability to resist truth serums he discovered instead, that he had gained immense Strength and Intelligence only making him the more efficient killer.