Ben Affleck Still Open To Directing A DC Film

Ben Affleck Still Open To Directing A DC Film

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The former Batman star, Ben Affleck, is apparently still open to directing a DC related film. In a recent interview with LADBible, the Academy Award winner said the following:

“I imagine it would be weird to step in and do another character. I can certainly imagine directing a movie, you know – if they [DC] would have me – if it was something I was passionate about. It’s not about like kind of closing doors on stuff, I just couldn’t figure out how I wanted to do that one [next Batman film], so it became time to let someone else take a crack at it.”

Affleck was originally set to direct, write, and star in a standalone Batman film, but War For The Planet Of The Apes director Matt Reeves has taken over the director’s chair. It was then announced that Matt Reeves’ The Batman would feature a new younger actor putting on the cape and cowl.

Also read: Idris Elba To Replace Will Smith In ‘The Suicide Squad’

Directed by Zack Snyder and Joss Whedon, Justice League stars Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher, Amy Adams, Jeremy Irons, Diane Lane, Connie Nielsen, and J. K. Simmons. Check out the synopsis below:

“Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists newfound ally Diana Prince to face an even greater threat. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to recruit a team to stand against this newly awakened enemy. Despite the formation of an unprecedented league of heroes — Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and the Flash — it may be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions.”

Justice League is now available on Digital or Blu-ray!

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