PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh native Joe Manganiello is set to star in the new Batman flick.

Ben Affleck, poised to play the caped crusader himself, recently shared a video of Manganiello dressed as the character “Deathstroke” on set. According the the Wall Street Journal, DC Entertainment president and chief creative officer Geoff Johns confirmed the casting.

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‘Burgh native and huge Pittsburgh spots fan, Manganiello is also known for his role in the “Magic Mike” movies.

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Affleck did not elaborate as to what role the character would have in the upcoming film.

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The new Batman movie will likely be released in 2018, at the earliest.