Matt Reeves' The Batman might actually trust that audiences know the Dark Knight's origin

Late last month, we reported on a rumor that Matt Reeves’ The Batman would be an adaptation of Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli’s Batman: Year One, with a younger actor replacing Ben Affleck as the Dark Knight and a similarly young person playing a pre-Two-Face version of Harvey Dent. The rumor seemed like it had…

It's Rumor Time: Is Matt Reeves going back to Year One for his Batman movie? 

We haven’t heard anything about Matt Reeves’ The Batman since last year, when the War For The Planet Of The Apes director tried to clarify whether or not his movie would be connected to Batman V Superman and Justice League (and also when Ben Affleck once again teased that he doesn’t really want to play Batman anymore…

Ben Affleck trying to find a "cool way" to get out of playing Batman

In a lengthy USA Today story about the making of Justice League, Ben Affleck has once again resurrected the idea that he wants to stop playing Batman as soon as possible. It came in response to a question about Matt Reeves’ The Batman, with Affleck saying that the film was a project he’s “contemplating” rather than a…

Ben Affleck goes rumor-smashing, calls Batman “the greatest fucking part in the world”

Indirectly referencing rumors that have continued to plague his time as the Dark Knight—including sources from as recently as yesterday, which suggested that Warner Bros. was looking for a way to gracefully replace him in the role—Ben Affleck doubled down on his love for Batman at today’s Warner Bros. panel at…

It’s Rumor Time: Is Warner Bros. trying to retire Ben Affleck’s Batman?

Given that it’s a team-up between one of the world’s most popular actors, and one of its most beloved superheroes, Warner Bros.’ Ben Affleck/Batman sub-franchise has gotten off to a shockingly rocky start. Although Affleck seemed comfortable enough in the part in Batman V. Superman—and even agreed to some light cameo…

Matt Reeves’ The Batman will be about the world’s greatest, beefiest detective

Over the years, writers have come at Batman from a lot of different angles. He’s been a zany weirdo, a paranoid genius who makes plans for how he could most effectively kill his friends, and a brilliant detective who solves crimes with his mind as often as he does with his fists, but we rarely see much of that last…

Warner Bros. wants to squeeze in one more superhero movie this year

Two DCEU movies will be out this year—Wonder Woman and Justice League—but Warner Bros. suddenly fits itself with a little time on its hands. Aquaman’s release date has been bumped to Christmas 2018, and with The Batman under the guidance of a new director, the standalone Caped Crusader film is still very much in the…

Joe Manganiello says people are being “drama queens” about The Batman

Warner Bros.’ The Batman has been under intense scrutiny from fans since before it was even a sparkle in Ben Affleck’s eye, mostly due to the varyingly disappointing quality of the DC superhero movies, and its recent batch of troubles has only made people even more skeptical that it will be able to rise above Man Of…

Another dastardly director slips through The Batman’s fingers

For a character with a reputation for collaring crooks, DC’s The Batman isn’t having much luck holding on to directors. Per The Hollywood Reporter, Dawn Of and War For The Planet Of The Apes director Matt Reeves—who was reportedly in pretty serious talks to helm the project after star Ben Affleck turned down the…

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