With three full blown cinematic comic book universes, there are superhero movies being constantly planned by the studios. As such, actors are vying for comic book roles, as these massively popular movies will bring a nice paycheck and some notoriety to even the most experienced performer. The DC Extended Universe in particular has been vaguely announcing tons of projects, although no concrete release schedule has been revealed. There seems to be a ton of Batman-focused stories in the DCEU's future, and now Gotham's own Bruce Wayne wants in on the action. Specifically, child actor David Mazouz is itching to play Bruce Wayne's assassin son Damian Wayne (aka the fifth Robin).
Well, that was easy. After a fan suggested David Mazouz would be a good fit for Damian Wayne, the Gotham actor was all too eager to express his excitement about the possibility. After all, just about everyone wants to join the DCEU at this point.
For those less familiar with Batman's comic book adventures, Damian Wayne is the son of Bruce and Talia Al Ghul in a few of the Dark Night's timelines. He was trained by Talia's League of Assassins from a very young age, making him a violent and dark young boy with a tendency for murder. Given Batman's code to never kill his enemies, this puts a great deal of tension between he and Batman when Bruce learns of Damian's existence. Eventually, he joins forces with Batman and is the fifth sidekick to take on the role of Robin. Damian is far more brutal than his predecessors, as his primary weapon is typically a katana.
While Davis Mazouz seems like a good choice for Damian in the DCEU, there would need to be a ton of exposition and set up in the next few films in order for it to make any logical sense. Talia would need to be introduced, as well as her father Ra's Al Ghul and the League of Assassins. Although Matt Reeves' Batman solo film is still very a much a mystery, so perhaps some legwork can be done in that film for Damian's appearance.
After all, not much about Bruce Wayne's tenure as Batman in the DCEU has been revealed yet. Batfleck's version in Batman v Superman was far more weathered and aged than the past big screen adaptations. As such, there are many years of Bat-history that the audience hasn't been privy to. Just about the only thing we do know is that Jason Todd was killed by The Joker and Harley some point before BvS. So perhaps the DCEU can reveal Bruce's former relationship with Talia in a flashback of sorts.
Although Damian Wayne's introduction into the DCEU seems unlikely, there does seem to be a new focus on the Batman mythos in future films. In addition to the Batman solo movie, Joss Whedon is also helming a Batgirl solo flick and there's a Nightwing movie being developed. Plus Gotham City Sirens, which will focus on the villain trio of Poison Ivy, Harley Quinn, and Catwoman-- and throw in that Joker/Harley film as well.
David Mazouz will reprise his role as Bruce Wayne in Season 4 of Gotham beginning on September 21st.