Not only is the next Superman movie going to also feature Batman, and perhaps Wonder Woman, but TheWrap reported that Batman's sidekick Nightwing will be in the movie as well.

Well, if they're going to go that far, there's no good reason The Tick shouldn't be in it, too.

"Girls" star Adam Driver has apparently become the front-runner to play Nightwing/Dick Grayson, according to the website, which cited to sources familiar with the project. Right, he used to be Robin, but too many super villains must have made fun of him being a little birdie-man, so I guess he needed a tougher name.

Adam Driver attends the press conference for "The F Word" on day 4 of the Toronto International Film Festival at the TIFF Bell Lightbox on
Adam Driver attends the press conference for "The F Word" on day 4 of the Toronto International Film Festival at the TIFF Bell Lightbox on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, in Toronto. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) ( Evan Agostini )

Driver supposedly looks like Nightwing is supposed to look -- a "young John Hawkes," as reported by Latino Review. At 6 feet, 3 inches, Driver could hold his own against 6-foot-4 Ben Affleck, who will play an older and world-weary Batman.

Warner Bros. declined comment.

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