There are usually no scarcity of rumors in the case of any superhero film, however there has appeared to be fairly an inflow of hypothesis swirling round Ben Affleck’s The Batman as of late. First, there was feedback from Ben Affleck himself, who mentioned that The Batman film will not be “a set factor,” with no script but, and he will not do it if it does not come collectively in the correct method. Then there was a report that Warner Bros. was prepping for a shoot someday this yr in Los Angeles, though Ben Affleck has but to decide to the undertaking, whereas one other report from yesterday claimed the film has been delayed by Warner Bros. as a result of their upcoming Justice League is reportedly “a large number.” Whereas selling his new film Dwell By Evening, Ben Affleck set the file straight that he’s directing The Batman.
The actor/filmmaker appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Dwell final night time to advertise Dwell By Evening, when the topic of his Batman reboot surfaced. He would not immediately tackle the rumors that surfaced yesterday, which claimed that manufacturing has been pushed again on The Batman by a number of months, and there has but to be any official manufacturing begin date, or launch date, introduced by Warner Bros. for The Batman. When requested by Jimmy Kimmel if he’s going to direct the subsequent Batman film, the actor/director had this to say on the late night time speak present.
“I am gonna direct the subsequent Batman, we’re engaged on it. It is a kind of issues that is actually irritating as a result of with Dwell By Evening it took me a year-and-a-half to jot down it and get it prepared and I labored actually onerous. It is simply nobody gave a s–t. Nobody was like, ‘The place’s Dwell By Evening?’ However with Batman I maintain getting the, “The place’s the f—ing Batman? I am like, ‘Whoa, I am working! Give me a second!'”
It is also value noting that lower than a month in the past, Ben Affleck teased that “every part is coming collectively” and that the manufacturing was “heading in the right direction” for a Spring 2017 manufacturing begin. There was additionally a report in November that claimed Ben Affleck and Geoff Johns’ script was a “mess,” which can be why the actor/director not too long ago said that there isn’t any script but, since Warner Bros. might have shot down their draft. Then once more, nothing has been confirmed and that is all hypothesis, however given the wildly various statements from Ben Affleck and different studies, it is tough to gauge what’s actually occurring with The Batman.
Ben Affleck will reprise his Batman/Bruce Wayne position from Batman v Superman: Daybreak of Justice and Suicide Squad in The Batman, with Joe Manganiello confirmed final yr to star as the primary villain, Deathstroke. Jeremy Irons revealed in a current interview that Ben Affleck has promised him extra to do in The Batman as the long-lasting butler Alfred Pennyworth, however there hasn’t been affirmation on another characters for this movie. The Batman will reportedly function a variety of different DC Comics characters, however it should largely be an authentic story. Check out the video from Ben Affleck’s look on Jimmy Kimmel Dwell final night time, the place he discusses The Batman.