Matt Reeves In Early Talks To Take Over From Ben Affleck As THE BATMAN Director

Matt Reeves In Early Talks To Take Over From Ben Affleck As THE BATMAN Director

We had heard his name mentioned as one of the frontrunners, and now it's being reported that the War for the Planet of the Apes director is the man Warner Bros. want behind the camera for The Batman...

Various sites are reporting that Warner Bros. has officially offered The Batman director's chair to Matt Reeves in Ben Affleck's absence. Reeves' name popped up along with several other filmmakers almost immediately after it was announced that Affleck had stepped away from the project, and he was many peoples' top choice for the gig along with Denis Villeneuve.

Though no deal is in place just yet, Reeves has apparently committed to take the reigns of the DC superhero flick, so it's probably only a matter of time before there's some kind of official announcement. 

Reeves has garnered acclaim for his work on the likes of Let Me In, Cloverfield, and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. He is currently in post production on the follow-up to the latter, War for the Planet of the Apes.

So, what do you guys think of our (likely) new The Batman director? Sound off below.
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