Finally folks! Finally, all the controversy and constant rumors and internet about who's directing the damn Batman solo film can stop and we can move on with our lives!
Today, Warner Bros. and DC Films have officially announced that Dawn of the Planet of the Apes director Matt Reeves has officially signed on to direct and produce Ben Affleck's The Batman.
In an official statement, Reeves had the following to say about getting the job:
“I have loved the Batman story since I was a child. He is such an iconic and compelling character, and one that resonates with me deeply. I am incredibly honored and excited to be working with Warner Bros. to bring an epic and emotional new take on the Caped Crusader to the big screen.”
WB President and Chief Content Officer Toby Emmerich added:
“We are thrilled to have Matt Reeves taking the helm of Batman, the crown jewel of our DC slate. Matt’s deep roots in genre films and his evolution into an emotional world-building director make him the perfect filmmaker to guide the Dark Knight through this next journey.”
Stay tuned right here for more news on The Batman as this story continues to evolve. While you're here, jump down in the comments section with your thoughts on Reeves officially signing on. As always, thanks for stopping by EastCoastMovieGuys!
The Batman does not currently have an official release date.
SOURCE: Warner Bros.