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Is Ben Affleck Now Directing a ‘Batman’ Film?

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DC comic book hero films have not faired as well as Marvel’s. And aside from Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, many fans were not entirely impressed with recent films like Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice or Green Lantern. But studios aren’t giving up hope on DC, yet. Many comic fans cannot wait for the much anticipated Suicide Squad.

But Ben Affleck wants to do a standalone Batman movie and he’s got the green light to do so.

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“It’s time you learned what it means to be a man.”


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During a press conference last month for Batman v Superman, actor Ben Affleck said that he had learned so much from the director, Zack Snyder, during the making of the overhyped film. This got fans wondering if he would direct a movie himself.

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This past Monday, Warner Bros studio head Kevin Tsujihara had a presentation at Cinemacon confirming the Batman movie. He also said there would be an Aquaman film in the future.