“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 […]
“My status remains what it always is,” Affleck said. “I’ve done the two movies. I’ve always intended on doing a third if Warners wants to make it. Certainly, if the Batphone rings, I will answer.”
Yesterday a report from The Hollywood Reporter said that Ben Affleck’s future as Batman was in doubt, and that Warner Bros. was trying to figure out how to handle his exit in a future DC movie. Today at Comic-Con, Affleck took the stage and let the world know how much he loves being Batman.
The Hollywood Reporter says that Warner Bros. is working on a way to “gracefully” address the fact that Affleck is no longer Batman in an upcoming DC Comics movie.
Reeves was a guest on MTV’s Happy Sad Confused podcast and host Josh Horowitz asked if he was going to be working off of Ben Affleck and Geoff John’s original script. “No,” Reeves replied. “It’s a new story. It’s just starting again. I’m excited about it. I think it’s going to be really cool.”
Matt Reeves has already expressed that Warner Bros. is “really excited” about his idea for The Batman, and in a new interview today with Uproxx he explained that he was given assurances that he could make the movie his way.
While promoting his new movie Dunkirk, which hits theaters on July 21, Christopher Nolan confirmed that he’s remastering his previous movies (such as the Dark Knight Trilogy) in 4K.
Matt Reeves is no stranger to trilogies, having directed two of the three rebooted Planet of the Apes movies. In a new interview with Fandango, Reeves was asked if he sees The Batman as the start of a possible trilogy. The short answer is “yes”, but check out his full explanation in the quotes below.
“It’s my hope to tell a very emotional Batman story,” Reeves told Yahoo Movies while promoting War for the Planet of the Apes, “and I do see a very strong parallel between [Batman and Caesar] because they’re both damaged characters who are grappling to the do the right thing in a very imperfect world. A […]
“I certainly hope so. Let’s put it this way. I’ve never worked with them but my experience with them so far has been really good. As I describe what I want to do, they seem really excited. So its the beginning of a journey.”
“There’s a chance to do an almost noir driven, detective version of Batman that is point-of-view driven in a very very powerful way, that will hopefully connect you to what’s going on inside of his head,” Reeves said.