Matt Reeves drops out of The Batman

The search to find someone willing to direct The Batman continues, after talks with Matt Reeves break down.

Matt Reeves, we hardly knew ye. Just a week after being reported as the new director of The Batman, the War for the Planet of the Apes director has exited negotiations.

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Coolio claims he almost played the Scarecrow

He ain’t never crossed a Bat that didn’t deserve it.

Before Cillian Murphy came along, we almost got a very different take on Dr Jonathan Crane.

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10 directors who should take over The Batman from Ben Affleck

Ben Affleck has officially stepped down as the director of the Batman solo movie – so who should take up the mantle in his place?

Confirming what fans have suspected for a while now, Ben Affleck has announced that he won’t be directing The Batman (although he will remain on board as the star and producer of the film).

It’s a blow for fans who were looking forward to seeing what the director of Gone Baby Gone, The Town and Argo would do with a superhero movie – but it’s not like there’s any shortage of potential replacements.

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What the failure of Live By Night means for Ben Affleck’s Batman movie

Ben Affleck’s period gangster drama is a certified flop, but it’s not time to light the Bat-Signal just yet.

The last month or so has been fairly rough on Ben Affleck.

Not only are impatient fans and journalists giving him a hard time about his slow progress with the script for his solo Batman movie, but his period gangster flick, Live By Night, has been a disaster by virtually any measure. Continue reading “What the failure of Live By Night means for Ben Affleck’s Batman movie”