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Jake vs the Joker? Gyllenhaal favourite to play Batman

| 31.01.2019

With Ben Affleck set to hang up his cape, our traders have Jake Gyllenhaal leading the race to take over as Batman on the big screen.

The Nightcrawler star is 3/1 favourite to steer the Batmobile next.

With Game of Thrones set to end this year, Kit Harington could also be free to play Bruce Wayne. He’s 4/1 second-favourite, with Jon Hamm rated 6/1 in third.

Armie Hammer has previously been cast as Batman in George Miller’s scrapped Justice League film, He’s 9/1 to get the nod again.

Alex Apati of Ladbrokes said: “It looks as though Jake Gyllenhaal will be donning the Batman costume in the near future.”

Ladbrokes Latest Betting:

To play Batman

Jake Gyllenhaal – 3/1
Kit Harington – 4/1
Jon Hamm – 6/1
Michael B Jordan – 7/1
Timothee Chalamet – 9/1
Armie Hammer – 9/1
Sterling K Brown – 9/1
Richard Madden – 9/1
Milo Ventimiglia – 12/1
Oscar Isaac – 16/1
Michael Fassbender – 20/1
Steven Yeun – 20/1
Riz Ahmed – 20/1
James Franco – 33/1

All Odds and Markets correct as of date of publication  



Daniel Anwar

Daniel has covered sports for Squawka, FourFourTwo and iSportconnect. He is a naively optimistic Arsenal fan and is also passionate about music, film and chicken wings.