But the director remains coy about Ben Affleck’s involvement.
Even more baffling, Jared Leto would not be starring in the film.
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.
War for the Planet of the Apes mastermind also sees parallels between Caesar and Bruce Wayne.
The shortest month of the year had no shortage of wave-making moments.
“It has become clear that I cannot do both jobs to the level they require.”