James Gunn will write and direct the “reboot” of the 2016 original.
Hammer is rumored to be attached to Matt Reeves’ The Batman, which is set to hit theaters on June 25th, 2021.
“We’re starting to put together our battle plan.”
With Ben Affleck likely on his way out, it’s time to make this happen.
But the director remains coy about Ben Affleck’s involvement.
The deal comes just days after the streaming giant picked up the director’s Mowgli from Warner Bros.
Geoff Johns is also out as chief creative officer as DC Films president Walter Hamada shakes up the slate.
Tonal changes and a massive upcoming plot point will completely alter the shape of DC’s film franchises.
Could this be the year Christopher Nolan finally wins Best Director?
A source says plans are apparently in place to “usher out Affleck’s Batman gracefully.”
While originally slated to write, direct, and star, Affleck’s role will now unfold entirely onscreen.
The motion-capture legend breaks down his most complicated role to date.