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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Batman v. Superman Comic-Con Trailer Review

Preface

  • Okay, so last year when the 30 second teaser for this movie dropped at Comic-Con, I was like “yeah that looks pretty cool. Can’t wait to see more.”
  • Then earlier this year when the first teaser dropped, I was like “ehh, it looks really flashy and kinda sloppily thrown together… The next one had better impress be awesome.”
  • And folks, I can successfully tell you that this trailer not only met, not only surpassed, but obliterated my expectations.
  • I can now say I am 100% on board for Batman v. Superman.
  • THIS TRAILER WAS SO COOL!

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Ben Affleck Officially Directing and Co-Writing Solo Batman Movie!

Preface

  • Man is that a long title…

Premise

  • Okay, so if you guys haven’t heard: it broke late yesterday that Ben Affleck will not only star as Batman in the DC Cinematic Universe, but he will also direct and co-write the first Batman standalone movie.
  • And I don’t 100% LOVE this news, but I’m a fan of it, I’m optimistic!

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Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice Teaser Review

Preface

  • And unfortunately this will probably be the last post I get done until next week, but I hope it’s a good one for you guys!
    • Superhero Directors, Better Call Saul, and some new release movie will all be reviewed at the end of next week.
  • But without further ado, Batman v. Superman!

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