Until Joe Manganiello’s Deathstroke is confirmed to be returning to the DCEU at any level sooner or later, the character may nicely go down in historical past as the only most pointless addition to the franchise’s mythology, a far cry from what his post-credits cameo in Justice League gave the impression to be indicating.
The actor’s Slade Wilson was clearly being positioned to play a serious position in Zack Snyder’s Justice League Half II, which by no means occurred. He was forged because the antagonist of Ben Affleck’s The Batman, too, which additionally by no means occurred. On prime of that, he was set to headline a solo film that will mark the Hollywood debut of The Raid‘s motion grasp Gareth Evans, which as soon as once more, by no means occurred.
Nevertheless, following the information that Jared Leto’s Joker has been confirmed to indicate up for Snyder’s reshoots, we’ve now heard from our sources – the identical ones that advised us Affleck could be again as Batman in The Flash weeks earlier than it was confirmed – that one in all Leto’s extra scenes shall be instantly tied to Deathstroke.
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In accordance with our intel, one of many scenes will see Manganiello’s character break into a jail in an try to free Lex Luthor, just for him to find that the Clown Prince of Crime is already there. The second, in the meantime, will reportedly depict the homicide of Dick Grayson, which was beforehand hinted at in Batman V Superman: Daybreak of Justice when a defaced Robin costume was seen within the Batcave.
Whether or not Manganiello is coming again for the Justice League reshoots or not, if these new Joker scenes tie him nearer to the timeline than ever earlier than, Deathstroke might very nicely be the subsequent identify to make a most sudden return to the DCEU.