Five Directors Who Should Take Over THE BATMAN

Over the past two months, the DC Cinematic Universe has been falling to pieces. I, personally, am a fan of MAN OF STEEL and BATMAN V. SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE. However, both BATMAN V. SUPERMAN and SUICIDE SQUAD were divisive to say the least. On top of that, THE FLASH is starting from scratch, Ryan Reynolds is back in the mix for GREEN LANTERN CORPS. (…?), and new spinoff movies seem to be replacing the properties DC was comfortable with just a few years ago…

NOW, the worst of it all may have just landed: Ben Affleck has dropped out of directing THE BATMAN. The actor will still star in the film, but Variety reports that he mutually dropped out of the director’s chair while discussing the film with Warner Brothers. Yikes…

So the big question arises: who SHOULD direct THE BATMAN? Matt Reeves, known for CLOVERFIELD and DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, is rumored to be on the shortlist, but there are surely more on that list. AND I’ve always thought about who would be cool to helm a Batman movie.

So while we’re all speculating, here are five incredible directors who would be AMAZING for THE BATMAN.

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