Warner Brothers has announced at CinemaCon in Las Vegas a standalone Batman film is in the works starring Ben Affleck who will also direct the movie. Warner Brothers CEO Kevin Tsujihara also hinted that Affleck may have a hand in writing the film which will expand the DC universe.
Affleck will also play the Caped Crusader in the 2 upcoming Justice League films. Last month, his agency told the Hollywood Reporter, “There’s a script that he’s written that is a really cool idea” for Batman, which reportedly will take place before the events in Batman v Superman.
No word on a release date yet.