It’s Batman Day, and Justice League director Zack Snyder took time out of his day to celebrate on the mobile app Vero. “Happy Batman day, #batfleck [is] the best Batman ever,” Snyder wrote.
It’s only been a month since we learned about The Joker movie that The Hangover director Todd Phillips has been working on, but apparently he’s been at it for a while because Variety reporter Justin Kroll has heard that the script will be handed over to Warner Bros. by next week.
According to The Wrap’s Umberto Gonzalez, Ben Affleck’s script for The Batman was inspired by David Fincher’s 1997 mystery thriller The Game. And if you needed any confirmation on that, the tweet where Gonzalez announced this news was “liked” by (former?) The Batman star, Joe Manganiello.
“It was a function of… you know, DC control these characters. We went through a period where DC was like, ‘We’ve got plans for Deathstroke that don’t include Arrow.’ That changed at the end of this year,” Guggenheim explained.
There is nothing I’d love more than for Ben Affleck to star in a Batman trilogy directed by Matt Reeves. But the fact is, Ben Affleck only has one more movie left on his contract after Justice League. Affleck is an incredibly busy guy with lots of talents and interests. He already has his next […]
“Yeah, I think so. I’m a little confused too,” Leto admitted when the interviewer said she was confused about Warner Bros.’ Joker plans and asked if he was going to star in the Joker/Harley Quinn spin-off movie. “Yeah, there are a couple of things happening in the DC world.” “I love the Joker. He’s a […]
THR stresses that Martin Scorsese’s deal isn’t signed yet, but that Warner Bros. is hoping to get him on board to lure in one of his frequent collaborators: Leonardo DiCaprio. Yes, you heard that right. They want DiCaprio or another A-lister to play the character as a gritty crime boss in a Scorsese-esque Gotham underworld, according […]
“My boy Todd Feldman put this together with Todd Phillips,” Schaub said. “It’s dark. It’s like a dark Joker. As a kid, he had a permanent smile and everyone made fun of him. It’s like on the streets of Brooklyn. It’s super dark and real.” Check out his comments in the video below around the […]
“Just to be clear: Of COURSE Batman will be part of the D.C. Universe,” Reeves tweeted. He went on to say that what he meant was The Batman will just focus on Batman, it won’t included cameos from other DC characters or service other stories. It’s going to be a pure, standalone Batman movie.
Glenn Ficarra and John Requa, who direct and executive produce the hit NBC drama This Is Us and who also wrote and helmed Crazy Stupid Love, are in final talks to write and direct a Joker and Harley Quinn movie. Jared Leto and Margot Robbie are set to reprise their roles from Suicide Squad.
“When they approached me, what they said was: ‘look, it’s a standalone, this isn’t part of the extended universe,” Reeves said. He also confirmed that he has an idea for a trilogy in his head. Reeves said he’s “totally fine” not making a Batman movie if Warner Bros. doesn’t want to make the movie that […]
Deadline is reporting that The Hangover director Todd Phillips has been hired by Warner Bros. to co-write a Joker origin movie with 8 Mile writer Scott Silver. Phillips will also likely direct the movie, with legendary director Martin Scorsese set to produce.
Casey Affleck did say he was just making it up, but only after he was told he just broke some major news. Unsurprisingly, Casey Affleck’s rep is backing that up, telling Buzzfeed, “he was having fun with the folks at the Red Sox game — where he threw out the first pitch in support of […]
“I thought he was an okay Batman,” Affleck joked. “No, he was great. He was great. He’s a hero, so he had something to channel and work with there. But he’s not gonna do that movie, I don’t think.” When the host informed Affleck that he just broke some major news, he backtracked a bit […]
I think a lot of people are wondering what the status of Deathstroke is in the next Batman movie now that Ben Affleck is off the project as director. Do you have any information about that? I don’t. Well, I do but nothing that I can share. I know everything but I can’t say any […]
CBR caught up with Kevin Conroy at Comic-Con last weekend, who was there to promote his upcoming movie Batman and Harley Quinn. Conroy was asked if he keeps up with the other “Batmen”, to which he said he did. The popular Batman voice actor thinks the live-action actors all did a good job, but says […]