Jake Gyllenhaal is now AHEAD of Kit Harington in the race to replace Ben ...

Earlier this week the incumbent confirmed his time as The Dark Knight had come to an end. Affleck confirmed on Twitter: “Excited for #TheBatman in Summer 2021 and to see @MattReevesLA vision come to life.” The 46-year-old starred as the Caped Crusader in v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League, while also doing a cameo in Suicide Squad. Now while Game of Thrones star Kit Harington has been a favourite to be his replacement, he’s now in second place to Jake Gyllenhaal.

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According to Ladbrokes, Gyllenhaal is 3-1 to be the next , while Harington is just behind on 4-1.

Other hot contenders include John Hamm at 6-1, Michael B Jordan at 7-1 and Timothy Chalamet, Armie Hammer, Sterling K Brown and Richard Madden at 9-1.

This isn’t the first time that Gyllenhaal has been a hot

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